fund drive

KUER Spring Fund Drive Success!

Apr 8, 2016

Thanks to the generous support of KUER donors, community partners and volunteers, our 5-day fund drive successfully raised $273,000 of our $300,000 goal. But it's not too late to make your donation and help boost us to the top! You can still pick up a Mug Fabrizio, Public Radio Nerd tee shirt or choose to provide disaster relief supplies to the Utah Chapter of the American Red Cross, with support from Rocky Mountain Power.

Thanks again to everyone who helped make this Spring Fund Drive a success!

We'd like to thank our food donors:

Wednesday is Sustainer Day!

Apr 6, 2016

The first 200 donors to become NEW sustainers to KUER (at a minimum of $5/month) will receive 2 tickets to the Utah Arts Festival, happening this summer from June 23 - 26, 2016. You'll also be able to select a thank you gift at your giving level.

Make your donation today. 

What makes you unique?

Apr 5, 2016

Last month, we asked you to tell us what makes you unique! This week, during our Spring Fund Drive, we're going to be showcasing the unique talents of KUER staff to give our listeners an insiders look.

What makes you unique? Episode 1: KUER News

Support the American Red Cross Utah Region

Apr 4, 2016

Show your support for the American Red Cross Utah Region by making a donation to KUER and choosing American Red Cross as your thank you gift. On Monday, April 4th, the first 200 donors to select the American Red Cross as their thank you gift will receive an additional $10 gift card to Smith's!

 Make your donation to KUER and support the American Red Cross Utah Region: 

$50 Radisson Gift Card With Your Donation

Apr 1, 2016

Calling all early birds! Make a donation to help jump start our spring fund drive before it begins on Monday, April 4th, and we'll thank you with a $50 gift card to Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown

Volunteer for KUER's Spring Fund Drive

Mar 21, 2016

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 Spring Fund Drive lasts from April 4th-8th, 2016. Sign up for your volunteer shift here!  

YOU put the U in KUER!

Mar 3, 2016

  YOU put the U in KUER

With 165,000 listeners around the state, we’ve got a lot of friends! We’d love to get to know you better. Share a few things with us that make you unique for the chance to win a pair of tickets to KUER’s Savory Salt Lake this May (winner will be randomly chosen).

Show us your Mug Fabrizio

Dec 8, 2015

Contest has ended. Winner was selected on December 23, 2015.  

Snap a picture of your Mug Fabrizio and share it with us on our Facebook page, Twitter or Instagram using #MugFabrizio. 

Melissa Block in Salt Lake City | February 3, 2016

Nov 30, 2015

KUER is hosting NPR’s Melissa Block in Salt Lake City for a live discussion at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 7pm.

Ira Glass in Park City | February 6, 2016

Nov 30, 2015

The Park City Institute presents Reinventing Radio: Ira Glass on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at the Eccles Center Main Stage in Park City, UT. The creator and host of This American Life weaves memorable radio moments into a behind-the-scenes narrative about finding and telling compelling stories for this live, on-stage show.

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!

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

Planet Money's David Kestenbaum and Stacey Vanek Smith were interviewed by KUER's Terry Gildea at Salt Lake Community College's Grand Theatre on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. 

TTBOOK, live on-stage November 2, 2015

Sep 23, 2015

This event is sold out!

Join KUER and To The Best of Our Knowledge for a live, on-stage performance about Living Dangerously. Monday, November 2, 2015 at Rose Wagner. Tickets are $25 through Arttix. 

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 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 

This event is sold out.

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!

SOLD OUT: 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!