National Programs

Chicago Public Media's national programs, This American Life and Sound Opinions, have individual donors who directly give in response to podcast, mobile, and web-based requests for support. Donation to our national programs support production of the respective program and, in the event of net proceeds, other programs and initiatives produced by Chicago Public Media. For more information, see our FAQ section.

Over 50,000 individuals supported our national programs in 2009. These generous donors come from all over the country, and the world - our donors represent over 70 countries! The average gift in 2009 was $20, which is a wonderful display of the power of many!

Top 10 Countries in 2009

  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • Germany
  • New Zealand
  • Sweden
  • Ireland
  • France
  • Japan