KPFK is a listener-sponsored radio station based in Los Angeles that has been broadcasting since 1959. With a signal of over 110,000 Watts, the strongest west of the Mississippi. KPFK was the second of five stations in the non-commercial Pacifica Foundation Network. The Pacifica Foundation Network was the first public radio network in the United States, and is the world's oldest listener-funded radio network and home to programs like "Democracy Now!", "Background Briefing" with Ian Masters, "Rising Up" with Sonali Kolhatkar, "Something's Happening" with Roy Tuckman, "Sojourner Truth" with Margaret Prescod, and many more.
Over 80% of the funds needed to operate your community radio station come from fellow listeners like you. However, only 10% of your fellow listeners' contribute to funding KPFK.
Will you become a part of the few that make KPFK possible and make your pledge today?
Most premiums come at a cost to KPFK and by making a donation without a premium you maximize your tax-deductible donation. Your generous pledge will help support our work, enhance our operations, provide a platform for stories, news, music, and information to serve the cultural welfare of our communities with fewer interruptions to the programs you love.
Over 75% of our operating funds are raised during our on-air fund drives.
With your support, we can provide you with more content and fewer fund drives.
If public media is essential to you; a one - time donation or sustaining pledge will ensure KPFK thrives as a public media platform beyond its 60 years of service to your community.
Everyone that makes a donation through December 31st will be automatically entered into the "End of the Year Giving Campaign Sweepstakes".