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Giving Back Looking Forward

Advancing Buffalo Toronto Public Media’s Excellence

Buffalo Toronto Public Media (BTPM) is a trusted public media source for Western New York and Southern Ontario. Nearly two million households are viewers and listeners of the three television and three radio stations that comprise BTPM, which include WNED PBS, WNED PBS KIDS, WNED Create, WNED Classical, WBFO JazzWorks, and WBFO. The organization also produces a variety of award winning television and radio programs for public broadcasting station broadcasts - locally, nationally, and internationally.

Buffalo Toronto Public Media's Giving Back, Looking Forward

The Giving Back Looking Forward campaign will guarantee the extension of this excellence into the future. The campaign goal is $10.5 million, with the following financial breakdown:

New Production and Equipment:

$3.5 million will allow our talented production team to create original programs that spotlight our region(s) and tell the stories of all individuals in this community.

Production & Equipment

Securing the Future:

$3.5 million will help secure the future of BTPM by allowing the organization to continue its partnership with PBS, NPR, and other program distribution entities. Additionally, campaign support will facilitate the transition to a new digital age with content delivery on multiple platforms - wherever our audiences prefer to watch and listen.

Securing the Future


$3.5 million will ensure the independence and longevity of BTPM.


To learn more about how you can support this effort, please contact Sylvia Bennett at:


Phone: 716-845-7005

Mail: 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202

Attn: Giving Back Looking Forward

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