Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund for La Plata County Non-Profit Organizations

The Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund is for non-profit organizations in La Plata County who wish to get their message out to the tens of thousands of KSUT listeners across the four corners.  Organizations can have their underwriting matched dollar for dollar by the fund, doubling the impact of their message. 

Underwriting on KSUT is already a very affordable and efficient way to get your message out and now with the Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund, local non-profits can really maximize their limited marketing budgets.   The matching grants will be made on a first come first serve basis and the fund will match up to $500 annually per organization.  Download the application form below or contact Tanya Clegg to get started.  tanya@ksut.org or 970-563-0255.

FAQs about the Alpine Bank Community Matching Fund

What is the Fund: This is a matching fund Sponsored by Alpine Bank.  Non-profit organizations who underwrite programming on KSUT can apply for a dollar for dollar match by Alpine Bank, up to $500.

What and who is it for:  The Fund is designed to help local non-profits by doubling the impact of their limited marketing dollar.  Underwriting on KSUT is an extremely effective tool for increasing the public’s awareness of your organization’s mission, events, opportunities and needs. Grants are only made to non-profit organizations located in La Plata County, Colorado. 

How to apply:  Matching grant applications can be submitted anytime and will be considered four times a year during the last week of March, June, September and December.  Download an application below or contact Tanya Clegg at tanya@ksut.org or 970-563-0255.

When will my spots air:  Underwriting announcements will air on a schedule of your choice and design and must all be scheduled at the time your order is placed.  Plans are available or custom schedules can be designed to fit the needs of your organization.

Investment: The minimum investment for this fund is $250.  The maximum the fund will match is $500 annually per organization.  The fund will match up to $1125 per quarter.

What can my spot say: Underwriting announcements can be used to increase the public’s awareness of your organizations service to the community, special events, volunteer and other needs.  Spots are read live by KSUT announcers and are subject to the rules and regulations of the FCC and KSUT.  An example spot might be:  Support for (program name) is provided by the community service organization… hosting an evening of music and fine dining in support of community service, Saturday November 12 at the Durango events center… tickets and information are available online at comserve.org and by phone at 247-2477.

We hope you will take advantage of this new opportunity for your organization.  Not only does it support the non-profit community in La Plata County, but it also helps your local, non-commercial public radio station, KSUT!   If you have any questions, please contact Tanya Clegg at KSUT Public Radio, tanya@ksut.org or 970-563-0255