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The following government institutions provide guidance and services to broadcasters with respect to regulations in the broadcasting industry, grants, and in the realm of protecting proprietary intellectual property.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
Offers grants to public broadcasting entities.
 
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
401 9th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
Kevin Martin, Vice President of
Station Grants and Television Station Initiatives
Tel: 202.879.9600
Website: www.cpb.org/radio


Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Government regulatory body for the United States communications industry.
 
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th St. S.W.
Washington, DC 20554
 Tel: 888.225.5322
Fax: 888.418.0232
Email: fccinfo@fcc.gov
Website: www.fcc.gov


National Endowment for the Arts
Independent public agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting the arts.
 
 National Endowment for the Arts
1100 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20506
 Tel: 202.682.5400
Email: webmgr@arts.gov
Website: www.arts.gov
 

National Endowment for the Humanities
Independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research and preserving public programs in the humanities.
 
National Endowment for the Humanities
1100 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20506
Tel: 800.634.1121
Email: info@neh.gov
Website: www.neh.gov
 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Responsible for advising the President on telecommunications issues and policies. Also administers infrastructure and facilities grants.
 
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Herbert C. Hoover Building (HCHB)
US Department of Commerce / NTIA
1401 Constitution Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20230
Office of Public Affairs and Media Relations
Tel: 202.482.2000
Website: www.ntia.doc.gov
 

United States Copyright Office
The Copyright Office is an office of public record and provides information about the copyright law.
 
United States Copyright Office
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. S.E.
Washington, DC 20559-6000
Tel: 202.707.3000 or 877.476.0778
Website: www.copyright.gov


United States Department of Commerce – Patent and Trademark Office
Helps provide protection for intangible intellectual property.
 
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Customer Service Window, Mail Stop
Randolph Building
401 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: 571.212.1000 or 800.786.9199
Website: www.uspto.gov