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It is the privilege of West Virginia Broadcasters Educational Foundation to support students and teachers in the radio and television educational system. Each year the Foundation assist High Schools and Colleges who have programs to develop the careers in the radio and television broadcast industry. The grants are generally awarded for equipment, studios, and training used by students and teachers actively engaged in school-based broadcasting curriculum\.

If you have an education program that meets our criteria, you may be eligible for financial assistance from our organization. Any request for funding must include a detailed description of the items to be purchased and an explanation of how the purchase will enhance the Radio/Television program at your institution.

The Foundation accepts Grant Requests each December. If you would like to submit a proposal, please do so by sending a letter to the following address:
Gary Bowden | WVBEF Chairman | 340 Buckhannon Ave. | Clarksburg, WV 26301 |

Take a look at what some of the grants have done for the schools below!

Frankfort High Falcon News:  Short video clip of the students using some of the equipment purchased with the Grant funds.

North Marion High School: 3NTV  Husky Country News

Lewis County High School:  Award winning students,

2018  WVBEF Grant Recipients

North Marion High School
Webster County. High School  
Parkersburg High School  
East Fairmont High School  
Capital High School    
Frankfort High School 

About WVBA

The West Virginia Broadcasters Association has been representing and serving West Virginia radio and television stations since 1946. We are a member-driven trade association that provides unequaled service and value to stations throughout the state. 

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