Advertising for a Cause

Now Accepting Applications through May 10

Applications for the Advertising for a Cause grant are now being accepting from non-profit organizations in Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky for its Advertising for a Cause grant.

The grant will provide advertising assistance, production and media placement valued at $120,000 for one or more regional public service organizations. Eleven regional marketing and media companies, have donated services to fund the grant, which will be coordinated by Tri-State AMP. Once the recipient(s) is selected, multi-media public service campaigns will be developed and implemented for selected organizations.

Eligible organizations must service Tri-State AMP’s membership area. Applications must be submitted by May 10. The Tri-State AMP Board of Directors will narrow applications to finalists who will be asked to present at the June 7 Tri-State AMP Board Meeting. Questions on applying should be directed to Advertising for a Cause Chairman Boyce Holt at (573) 429-8820 or

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Advertising for a Cause was initially launched in 2009 with four media and creative sponsors and awarded a $40,000 grant to the Eastern Missouri Big Brothers and Big Sisters. With the award of the $120,000 grant this year, Tri-State AMP will have delivered media exposure and creative services to non-profit organizations totaling $620,000 since the program’s inception.