fund drive

Wednesday Only: Become a NEW Sustainer

Oct 7, 2015

There are no more Squatters gift cards available. You can still make your donation online or by calling 801-581-5837. Thank you for your support!

Become a NEW sustainer to KUER today , October 7th, and you'll receive an added bonus of a $25 Squatters gift card! Available for the first 200 sustainers to sign up.

Fall 2015 Fund Drive

Oct 5, 2015

KUER's Fall Fund Drive is in full swing! Thanks to our 5,600 sustainers, it's only 5 days this time around. That means we have half the amount of time to raise the same amount of money. If you count on the stories you hear from on KUER to better understand the world around you, then make your pledge online today! 

Having trouble with the webpage? Call our volunteer room at 801-581-5837. Thanks!

Support 4th Street Clinic With Your Donation

Oct 5, 2015

Make your donation to KUER go twice as far when you select Fourth Street Clinic as your thank you gift! 

KUER's New "Public Radio Nerd" Magnet

Oct 4, 2015

  Increase your sustaining pledge by $1/month or more, and we'll send you our Public Radio Nerd magnet!

Planet Money in Salt Lake City - Oct. 21, 2015

Oct 1, 2015

TTBOOK, live on-stage November 2, 2015

Sep 23, 2015

Join KUER and To The Best of Our Knowledge for a live, on-stage performance! 

Fall 2015 "Design our Hoodie" Contest Winner

Sep 23, 2015


Volunteer for KUER's Fall Fund Drive, Oct 5-9!

Sep 22, 2015

KUER's fund drive starts soon, and we're looking for individuals and groups to help out! We need dozens of computer-savvy volunteers to help answer phones and enter pledges. You'll be able to get a behind-the-scenes look at KUER, meet your favorite radio hosts and eat some delicious food. Shifts are 2-3 hours in length and vary throughout the day. Our Fall Fund Drive lasts from October 5th-9th, 2015. Sign up for your volunteer shift here!  

Save the date: KUER Sustainer Party at Clark Planetarium, Nov. 9th, 2015!

KUER Sustainers, you're invited to our annual Sustainer Party! Join us at the Clark Planetarium on November 9th for an evening of space, science and public radio. Mingle with KUER staff and other public radio fans and watch shows in the planetarium's Hansen Dome and 5-story IMAX theater. 

Check back soon for details and showtimes!

Questions? Contact Becky Youkstetter at 

Join KUER for a Cider Mixer - Nov. 12, 2015

Sep 22, 2015

Apples, handcrafted libations and KUER – what more do you need this fall? As the first cidery to open in Salt Lake City, Mountain West Cider Company is passionate about local, Utah and cider. Join the KUER staff in taking a tour of this brand new cidery (opening November 2015) and get a firsthand taste of their flagship cider, Ruby. Sugar House Distillery is joining the party with their new rum to make a delicious cider rum cocktail.

Wake up with "Mug Fabrizio"

Sep 8, 2015

Make a $5/month sustaining donation, or a one-time donation of $60, and wake up every morning with Doug's mug!

Take the Sustainer Challenge!

Sep 4, 2015

Our Fall Fund Drive is coming up on October 5th – 9th, and thanks to our 5,500 sustainers, the fund drive is nearly half as long as it used to be - only 5 days!

It's time for another "Design our Hoodie" contest!

Aug 13, 2015

CALLING ALL ARTISTS!  We're holding our 2nd "design our hoodie" contest, and we want your help. Show your love for KUER by create a trendy, unique, classy, stylish, or wacky design that displays what KUER means to you! Submit your design before midnight on Friday, September 11th to be considered. A selection committee at KUER will choose the winner in time for KUER's Fall Fund Drive, where the hoodie (with the winning design) will be offered as a thank you gift!

Savory Salt Lake 2015

Apr 22, 2015


Savory Salt Lake
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:30 pm
The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Level 4
The University of Utah, 451 S 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Parking available in the main stadium parking lot

Public radio listeners and foodies will judge the best bites from Utah's top local restaurants. Celebrity judges Ty Burrell and wife Holly, RadioWest's Doug Fabrizio and food nerd Vanessa Chang will also choose their favorites. Confirmed vendors for 2015 include:

Attend a Salt Lake Bees game with KUER staff on June 13th! 

$15/month or a one-time donation of $180 (Select "Salt Lake Bees" as your thank you gift)

For your donation of $15/month (or one-time of $180), you can watch the Salt Lake Bees take on the Fresno Grizzlies with your favorite KUER hosts and staffers. Tickets include reserved seats, Bees Bucks, fireworks and guaranteed entertainment in the summer air. Saturday, June 13th at 6:35pm at Smith’s Ballpark. Make a donation today to reserve your tickets!

KUER's Spring 2015 Fund Drive Results

Apr 17, 2015

Thank you to all of the donors, volunteers, and sponsors for KUER's 2015 Spring Fund Drive, April 10th-17th!  2,200 listeners donated throughout the fund drive, and we came close to our overall goal with a total of over $420,000 raised. 760 listeners became new sustainers and over 300 listeners made their first ever one-time pledge. KUER listeners also donated nearly 1,000 books to Title 1 elementary schools throughout Utah, thanks to our partnership with First Book. Thank you so much to everyone who supported us!

April 15th is Sustainer Day! 

KUER's goal today is to reach 300 NEW sustainers, and we have a special BONUS gift (today only) for the first 200! Become a new sustainer to KUER starting at $5/month, and receive a thank you gift of your choice along with a bonus of 2 tickets to the Utah Arts Festival for the first 200 people.

Become a new sustainer today by donating online or calling our pledge room at (801) 581-5837. 

The Utah Arts Festival is June 25-28, 2015 at Library Square in downtown Salt Lake City.

KUER's Thank You Gifts

Apr 11, 2015

KUER's Spring Fund Drive is happening from April 10-17, 2015, and we have some great thank you gifts for you!   

When you make a donation to KUER during our Spring Fund Drive (April 10-17, 2015), your contribution can go twice as far by selecting First Book as your thank you gift.  First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise founded in 1992 that provides new books and educational resources to children from low-income families throughout the U.S., Canada and globally.

Enter to Win a Whitewater Rafting Trip

Apr 8, 2015

KUER’s Spring Fund Drive begins on Friday morning, April 10th.  We are looking for your help to get the Fund Drive rolling with your gift now.  We’ve put together an exciting incentive to get you to jump in early…..

Send Us Your Sound

Mar 11, 2015

The Send Us Your Sound contest has ended, but thank you to everyone for participating! 

KUER’s listeners are the heart of KUER. Help us put a voice to the tens of thousands of listeners who tune-in to the station each week. 

Donate to KUER and Support Crossroads Urban Center

Dec 4, 2014

‘Tis the season of giving, and your donation this holiday season can help support two great organizations when you donate to KUER.  We are partnering with Crossroads Urban Center this year to provide infant supplies to families in need. Infant supplies, including formula, diapers, wipes, and clothing, are some of the most needed donations at the Crossroads Urban Center, so if you would like to support this cause, select the Crossroads Urban Center thank you gift when you make your pledge.

Your donation of:

As the year rushes to a close, join us in celebrating the accomplishments of KUER’s staff and you - our generous listeners. In 2014, you provided new books to Title 1 schools and stocked the shelves at the Utah Food Bank. KUER’s news team brought you stories on the legalization of gay marriage and Utah elections, along with 8 local features broadcast nationally by NPR. Behind the scenes, KUER invested in equipment that enables us to bring you RadioWest from communities far and wide.

Many companies provide their employees with a matching gift program, allowing you to make your donations go further!  Programs vary, but participating companies often offer a dollar-to-dollar match when an employee makes a personal gift to a nonprofit organizations.

Additionally, many companies will match gifts made up to 12 months ago, so if you helped to support KUER during our Fall Fund Drive (or before), you may be able to double your gift instantly!

Fall 2014 Fund Drive Results: 947 New Donors!

Oct 3, 2014
Brian Grimmett

Thank you so much to our listeners and supporters who donated during our Fall Fund Drive! 

"Get Smarter" with our new NPR T-Shirt

Oct 1, 2014

Get yours today for a $150 donation, or $12.50/month!   

Hey there brainiac, coordinate those smarty pants with the Get Smarter Tee. We know you’re tuned in and smart--- now let the rest of the world know by sporting this snarky heather grey t-shirt. Made in the USA, this cotton/poly blend t-shirt is true to size and measures 28” from shoulder to hem. Includes the KUER logo on the back between the shoulder blades. Nerd is the new chic! Click here to make your donation. 

Beehive Distilling

This event is sold out!

Beehive Distilling, located right here in Salt Lake City, gives gin some well-deserved attention with small batches on a small still. Sample their handcrafted small batch gin at KUER’s Ginmixer this October. Come hang out with your favorite public radio station AND the expert gin makers while sampling some handcrafted gin made right here in Utah.  

Get Your KUER Statewide Mug for a $60 Donation!

Sep 30, 2014
Brian Grimmett

This stylish, 12oz. ceramic mug in a matte black finish will remind you of how far KUER’s signal reaches to bring you the best in local, national and international news. From Woodruff to Tropic and Milford to Moab, all 36 translators and transmitters are listed.

For only $5/month, or a one-time donation of $60, you can take home KUER's Statewide Mug!

Tuesday Only: Squatter's Sustainer Challenge!

Sep 30, 2014

We've run out of Squatter's Gift Cards - thank you to everyone who pledged!