Houston Public Radio will be a voice for the community at home and abroad. This site is created with the main aim of providing the latest knowledge, news and also cultural aspects which help in connecting with the different communities. Houston Public Radio provides a platform to the citizens of Houston so that they will be aware, engaged and also helps them to connect with the neighbors, cultural communities and business officials, not only in the city or country actually in the whole world.
Houston Public Radio’s two stations — KUHF 88.7 and KUHA 91.7 — are licensed to the University of Houston System, which operates them in the public interest as an outreach to the greater Houston community. Both stations are fully self-funded through gifts from individuals, businesses, corporations, other non-profits and foundations. Neither station receives funding from the University of Houston or the State of Texas. KUHF and KUHA are fully professional radio stations, certified by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).Both stations are members of National Public Radio, and both are affiliated with American Public Media (APM) and Public Radio International (PRI). KUHA 91.7 and KHUF 88.7 are licensed to the one of the best university i.e.“Houston University” which controlled by the Houston University Board of Regents.
- KUHF News is broadcast on 88.7 FM (main channel) and 88.7 HD Channel 1.
- KUHA Classical is broadcast on 91.7 FM (main channel) and 88.7 HD Channel 2.
- Both stations are streamed world-wide on Internet radio stations KUHF News and KUHA Classical
- Program streams are also offered for iPhone/iPod applications.
- Studios and offices are located on the 3rd floor of the Melcher Center for Public Broadcasting, 4343 Elgin at I-45, at the University of Houston.
- $8.76 million in FY 2010
- 93% of that total comes from gifts from the community of that 93%, 45% ($3.97 million) comes from business and corporate program underwriting and 48% ($4.19 million) from individual member contributions.
- Federal assistance through the CPB Community Service Grant is 5% of budget, or $460,000.
- No financial support is received from the University of Houston or from the State of Texas.
- The Association for Community Broadcasting (ACB) is a separate 501.c.3 organization whose purpose is to raise money for both Houston Public Radio and Houston PBS.
- Houston Public Radio and HoustonPBS (KUHT Channel 8) are separate organizations, with separate staffs and budgets. A gift to one is not shared with the other.