At 98five we are a not-for-profit, listener-supported community radio station and proud of it. Because of our community broadcasting license, we’re sponsorship restricted. Which means over 50% of our funding has to come from listeners and the community, just like you.
This also means we’re also limited to 5 minutes of sponsorship an hour compared to the 15+ minutes an hour you’ll hear on commercial stations.
So every year in November we host ‘Radiothon’. Where we invite our listeners and communities to financially support the work of 98five. So we can keep broadcasting on air 24/7!
Our $150,000 target will take care of our operating expenses. Including funding our great team at 98five as well as paying the bills like electricity, our license and music royalties. Plus some very exciting news we’re going to announce in the next few days.
As a listener-supported radio station, if it wasn’t for your support there would be no voice of hope for families on the airwaves in Perth and across WA! Join with us for Radiothon 2019 so that we can reach, build and engage further into Perth and across WA.