NonprofiT partnerships

KUOW is proud to provide over 80 nonprofit organizations with in-kind support for events taking place in our broadcast region. Selected events reflect KUOW's mission and expose listeners to a variety of cultural, artistic, civic and community experiences that entertain, promote discourse and increase participation in our community. Awarded events are selected through a competitive application process and must meet the guidelines in the PDF below.


Awards consist of in-kind on-air messages and are granted to annual festivals, single museum or art exhibitions and other events. KUOW does not sponsor fundraising or advocacy events. Events within a series/season must be submitted as single events for consideration. Questions please email

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KUOW Nonprofit Award Guidelines

Applications are reviewed quarterly. While the application forms are open year-round, you MUST submit your application by the deadline below to be considered for an Award. APPLY HERE.

Deadline to apply

Nov. 15 | Events Jan. 1 - March 31

Feb. 15 | Events April 1 - June 30

May 15 | Events July 1 - September 30

Aug. 15 | Events Oct. 1 - Dec. 31