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The banners you see on are paid messages provided by companies that wish to support PBS’s online initiatives. While PBS makes every attempt to ensure that banners adhere to our specific content guidelines, please be aware that when you click on a banner, you will leave These sites may differ from PBS in editorial approach, technologies used, and privacy guidelines. It's important that you make yourself aware of other sites' privacy policies and your browser's security settings when navigating the Internet.

Why are there banners on

PBS is currently funded in a number of ways – from government agencies, foundations, associations, corporate sponsors, and most importantly, from viewer donations.  In order to continue to provide access to a wide range of free, high-quality content and services, from television programs and Web sites to tools and training for teachers, PBS is always exploring new, responsible ways to expand our funding; the banners you see are one part of this effort. The companies that provide financial support for do not have any control over, or involvement in, PBS' editorial process.

How can I support

Supporting your local PBS station helps to bring you not only unsurpassed broadcast content, but also supports the wealth of interactive content available on station sites and – program sites like Antiques Roadshow and The Online NewsHour, as well as PBS Teachers, PBS Parents and the beloved  Individual donations from viewers like you represent the single largest source of support for public television stations around the country. Support your local station today.


If I’m a company, how can I get my message on

PBS engages organizations through a variety of sponsorship opportunities, including our Web sites.  If you are interested in learning more about how to reach our engaged and influential audience through sponsorship of, please contact us.


We encourage you to provide any feedback you might have about banners on This feedback will inform how we evolve online sponsorship and other aspects of the site moving forward. Thank you in advance for your input.

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