Underwriting Proposal

WKDW 97.5FM/ real community radio, a 501C-3 non-profit, is a listener-supported, all volunteer-run and non-commercial FM and online radio station dedicated to serving the North Port and surrounding area. WKDW aims to reflect the community’s vibrant cultural, artistic, educational, civic, and business interests by offering stimulating and diverse locally generated programming. began streaming in 2012. After full approval from the FCC in May 2016, we are now on-air broadcasting as WKDW 97.5 FM, thanks to the efforts of North Port area volunteers, donors, and supporters. WKDW/ is what radio was intended to be.

Be Recognized as a Supporter of Community Radio

WKDW/ is seeking ‘underwriters’ – local businesses or individuals that provide tax-deductible contributions to the station in return for on-air acknowledgments. Contributions support the day-to-day operations of the station, as well as funding the creation of a studio and improvements to our signal. Refer to our current programming schedule at

Underwriting Content

On Air underwriting credits are defined as messages which highlight a business or organization, a brief description of their product, service or event and contact information. Messages are no more than 30 seconds in length and comply with all FCC and station guidelines.

Each underwriting partnership is unique, with credits structured to suit the needs of individual business plans. Credits may run once a day, several times a day, seven days a week, once a week, or concentrated seasonally. Placement subject to availability.

$25 per Show

Underwriting is customized for your needs and support. We suggest the following Underwriting Packages:

4 weeks – $25/Show = Total $100

12 weeks -$25/Show = Total $300

52 weeks – $25/Show = Total $1,300

(4 week and 12 week schedules do not have to be continuous weeks.)

Program Sponsor/Underwriter Benefits

  • Receive “Top” and “Bottom” of the Show Recognition.


WKDW Underwriting Proposal Form

Enter the dollar amount in PayPal that corresponds to number of weeks you would like to participate. ($100, $300 or $1300)

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