Business Support

What makes underwriting with Rhode Island Public Radio such an incredible value?

  • Underwriting on Rhode Island Public Radio is cost-effective, and it can fit any budget.
  • Our underwriting messages are announced live on-air by our hosts so listeners hear and retain your message.
  • We broadcast no more than :30 worth of category-exclusive spots at a time so listeners will remember you.
  • We can write the spots for you, and we will create a custom schedule for your messages.

By joining Rhode Island Public Radio's family of underwriters you will:

  • Demonstrate that your business is stable and that you recognize the value of quality programming.
  • Enjoy access to an audience with significant purchasing power.
  • Promote name recognition among professionals who are interested in your products and services.
  • Build credibility through your association with National Public Radio and our own RIPR news staff.
  • Earn gratitude for your support of public radio in Rhode Island.

We can develop a specific underwriting plan for you that includes sponsorship of an event, program, or fundraising premium.

For more information, call:

Tim Monroe, Development Director, at 401.519.0228 or email

Here's a partial list of our most recent underwriters:

Aaron, Lavoie, Streitfeld, Diaz CPAs

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Adler's Paint & Decorating

American Mathematical Society

Amica Insurance

Arden Engineering


Barrington Books

Bayside Mobile Vet Clinic

Blithewold Mansion

Books On The Square

Bottles Fine Wine

Brewster Thornton Group Architects

Bryant University


Campus Fine Wines

Center for Preventive Medicine

City Kitty

The Clean Bedroom

Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Care

DeWolf Tavern

Farmstead / La Laiterie

Festival Ballet


French American School of Rhode Island

Frog and Toad

Fulweiler LLC, Maritime and Admiralty Law

Gamm Theatre

Gentle Giant Moving and Storage

Heritage Restoration, Inc

Hope Street Merchants Association

Island Garden Shop

Island Solar

Johnson & Wales University


Luna & Stella

Matouk Factory Store

McCarten Violins

Naval War College Foundation

Newport Solar

Olga's Cup and Saucer

Pawtucket Open Studios

Providence Singers

Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation

Rhode Island Kitchen and Bath

Rhode Island Neurosurgical Institute

Rhode Island Philharmonic

Rhumbline Bistro

RI Community Food Bank

Roger Williams Medical Center

Roots Cafe Providence

RISD Continuing Education

Rustigian Rugs

Simple Pleasures

Sixteen On Center

South County Hospital Orthopedics Center

Trinity Repertory Company

United Way of Rhode Island

University Medicine

University Orthopedics

William Vareika Fine Arts

Women and Infants

The Wheeler School

Zeiterion Theatre