Kansas Public Radio/KANU
Kansas Public Radio is seeking gifts to supports its news department.

Whether seeking local, state or national news, over 100,000 listeners know they can depend on Kansas Public Radio.

Licensed by the University of Kansas since 1952, Kansas Public Radio is a vital and trusted news source for Kansans. The station has won 16 Kansas Association of Broadcasters Station of the Year awards.

Kansas Public Radio is committed to providing coverage of the Kansas Statehouse, and is the only radio station in Kansas that maintains a year-round Statehouse Bureau. KPR reports extensively on the Legislature, the governor’s office and the Kansas Supreme Court, as well as statewide elections and other aspects of state government.  

The station’s lineup of national news programs includes Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition and top-of-the-hour news from National Public Radio.

The KPR News Fund helps support news and information programming. Gifts provide resources to cover the costs associated with:

  • Statewide news coverage

  • Kansas Statehouse news coverage

  • Local news coverage

  • KPR public affairs programs such as KPR Presents, which broadcasts many lectures and talks given at KU

  • Community issue discussion events

  • Acquisition of national news programming from a variety of sources, including National Public Radio

David Parker Challenge for KPR News
Longtime listener and supporter David Parker will match all contributions to the KPR/KANU News Fund up to $3,000! Help our listeners stay engaged and informed by supporting news on Kansas Public Radio. This challenge is only available from 12:01 p.m. until 5 p.m., so give now to maximize your support.
$1,612 MATCHED
Eichman Challenge for KPR News
Matt and Heather Eichman are challenging donors like you to support KPR News. They are matching gifts to the KPR News Fund up to $1,000. Show your support for news that matters on Kansas Public Radio. This challenge begins at 5:01 p.m.
$1,000 MATCHED
KPR News Challenge
KPR News fans will contribute $50 to the first 20 gifts to the KPR News Fund. Show your support for the factual local, regional and national news available on KPR and made possible by support from KU. This challenge is only available until 12 p.m., so give now to maximize your support.
20 / 20 Gifts
Chancellors Challenge
Thanks to current KU Chancellor Douglas Girod and former chancellors Bernadette Gray-Little, Del Shankel, Gene Budig and Archie Dykes, an additional $10,000 has been unlocked for student scholarships!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Twitter Hashtag Challenge
Twitter challenge unlocked! Thanks to your help spreading #OneDayOneKU, $5,000 has been donated to KU scholarships.
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