White Earth, MN – April 4, 2011 – White Earth Land Recovery Project announced the kick-off of the 2011 fundraising campaign for the development of Niijii Radio. The White Earth Land Recovery Project was notified by the Federal Communications Commission that Niijii Broadcasting had been awarded two construction licenses for community-based radio stations: KKWE & KNKN.
- In October 2010, the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP) awarded Niijii Radio a grant of $466,389.
- Niijii Radio still needs to match this grant by raising $155,464 through private and in-kind donations.
- An additional $360,075 is needed to support equipment, personnel, supplies, and signage.
- Fundraising efforts will be applied towards the required match and first-year equipment and operation costs.
Read the entire Press Release in PDF format: NiijiiRadio Apr 6 2011PressRelease