KRCU strives to excel in providing the highest quality public radio programming to Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois. While KRCU's accomplishments since inception in 1976 are extraordinary, so are the financial challenges of the 21st century. Not only does the cost of providing a 24-hour broadcast operation increase every year, but also the need to stay current on the latest mobile and web technologies is critical to the continued growth of KRCU.
Gifts, Memberships and Underwriting help to reach out to thousands of individuals, families, classrooms and businesses across the region through public affairs, educational, artistic and cultural programs. Funds also help KRCU provide Southeast students with the opportunity to prepare for careers in broadcasting or other related fields through hands-on experience received at KRCU.