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Hometown Hope Local Marketing Grant Program

Local businesses are among the most important parts of our community’s identity. Whether it is the tens of thousands of jobs created, the mark they leave on the community or the services they provide, they truly are the lifeblood of our neighborhoods. As the local leader in news and media consumption, and on behalf of each local business, we serve as the advertising leader, we are here to help through Regional Media’s Hometown Hope Local Marketing Grant. Our Hometown Hope Local Marketing Grant Program is another way we are looking to strengthen our communities, one locally-owned business at a time.
  • All radio advertising products we offer are eligible for the matching grant, so we can help you address your specific business objectives.
  • Grants will be issued up to $500,000, ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 per month per client.
  • Grants will be awarded for May, June, and July.
  • Grants can be used to increase current marketing efforts with Regional Media.

During this time, you need to know the facts. 92% REACHED EACH WEEK (P18+) – RADIO IS AMERICA’S #1 REACH MEDIUM
*Nielsen Total Audience Report February 2020

More adults use Broadcast Radio each week than:

CABLE, TELEVISION, BROADCAST TELEVISION, STREAMING TELEVISION, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, NEWSPAPER, SMARTPHONES, and THE INTERNET

Radio is #1, plain and simple. 

THE APPLICATION PROCESS


Please take a moment to fill out the application form below, and let us know how we can partner with your business.

Within 48 business hours, we will review your application and one of our strategists will reach out with a determination on your application.

Regional Media’s Hometown Hope Local Marketing Grant will be awarded to small to medium-sized businesses in the Regional Media listening area.

To apply for the Hometown Hope grant, please complete the following request: