Through partnerships with WEDU, companies and organizations have the opportunity to reach an engaged audience by leveraging WEDU’s on-air, print, online, social media, and community outreach platforms.

Sponsorship of local programming adds impact and prestige to any marketing mix by associating your company with one of the most respected brands in America — PBS.

Our station is owned by the people of West Central Florida and exists through the direct financial support of the community with nearly 40,000 annual contributors.

WEDU reaches more than one-fourth of Florida’s population and is watched by an estimated 700,000 households each week — that’s about 1.5 million viewers!

A recent PBS Image Study revealed that a strong majority of PBS viewers:

  • Feel that companies that fund PBS have a commitment to quality and excellence.
  • Believe corporate partners are usually industry leaders.
  • Would choose to buy a product from a company that supports PBS, all other things being equal.
  • Community leaders recognize that PBS program sponsorships are an effective communication tool that brings special acknowledgement and appreciation from customers and PBS viewers.

To learn more about how to become a WEDU Partner through corporate sponsorship, contact our Marketing Department at 813.739.2900, or email

Community Partners:

Air Animal Inc

Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Inc

American Stage

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

The Apisdorf Charitable Foundation

Arcadia Antiques Association

Asolo Repertory Theater

Aston Gardens


Bank of Tampa

Banyan Theater

Bernard and Mary Ann Powell Foundation

Big Cat Habitat Sarasota

Bok Tower Gardens

Bright House

Brookdale Senior Living/Freedom Plaza

Burns White Galleries

C1 Bank

Catering by the Family

Circus Sarasota

Colgate Sailing School

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Companion Animal Protection Society

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

Crowley Museum

Dattoli Cancer Center

The David A. & Mary Irene Falk Memorial Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Florida Aquarium

Florida Department of Children & Families

The Florida Orchestra

Florida Prepaid College Plan

Florida Railroad Museum

Florida State Fair Authority

Frank E. Duckwall Fund

Frank E.Duckwall Foundation Fund within The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Frontier Nursing University

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Inst.

Happy Feet Plus

Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Village


Helios Education Foundation

Jewish Family & Children Services

Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee

The John and Mable Ringling Museum

KSC Incorporated

La Musica Festival

Lake Wales Arts Council

The Lakeland Center


Live Free- Pinellas Coalition

Maggi Tax Advisory Group, Inc.

The Mahaffey Theater

Mama Razzi Foto

Metropolitan Advertising Co.

Mise en Place Restaurant

Moon Under Water Restaurant

The Mosaic Company

Morean Arts Center

MOSI – Museum of Science and Industry

Mote Marine Laboratory

Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg

New College of Florida

New Tampa Pediatric Dental

The Nielsen Company

Northern Trust Bank

Opera Tampa

Operation PAR

The Palladium at St. Petersburg College

Panache Vue Magazine

Pediatric Health Care Alliance

Pinch A Penny Pools


Raymond James Financial

Retired Officers Corp.

Ruth Eckerd Hall

Ruth Eckerd Hall – Shattered Silence


Sarasota Architectural Salvage

Sarasota Ballet of Florida

Sarasota Concert Association

Sarasota Film Society

Sarasota Magazine

Sarasota Opera

Saunders Foundation

Senior Friendship Centers

Shake Rattle and Soul Fest

Simply Healthcare

Smoke Free Florida

St. Joseph’s Hospital

St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute

St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce

St. Petersburg Opera

The St. Petersburg Science Festival

Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union

Sunshine City Antique & Collectibles Show


Tampa Bay & Company

Tampa Bay Outfitters

Tampa Bay Parenting

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa Tribune

Tampa Theater

TECO Energy

The University of Tampa

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall


Visit Florida

Warren Averett Pender Newkirk

Ybor City Chamber of Commerce