Our Values

Our Mission

The mission of the PBS Foundation is to be a leader for philanthropic support of PBS, ensuring that PBS continues to be an excellent provider of outstanding programs and services. Acting collaboratively and cooperatively with PBS member stations, the Foundation works to secure the extraordinary funding necessary to maintain and enhance PBS’s commitment to serving the American public.

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Our Commitment to Stories About All of Us

At PBS, we are committed to sharing unique perspectives and insights so we can promote learning and advance understanding. And it is the core of our mission that our content reflects our audiences and our nation with respect to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, income, and geography. Through this work, PBS can continue to grow as a place where everyone feels welcomed, celebrated, and connected.

FY2023 Highlights

PBS is committed to broadening our reach and representation of audiences of all backgrounds, ages, interests, and abilities. Here’s how.

“By aiming to unite, not to divide, public television might be what saves us yet.”