KLEK 102.5 FM receives $20,000 arts grant


The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council, a 501c3 nonprofit organization and owner/licensee of KLEK 102.5 F.M. announces that it is among a select group of regional organizations to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance American Rescue Plan grant. This award will support education and promotion of music and music history at KLEK, with a focus on urban adult contemporary, gospel, jazz, blues, and hip-hop music.

Funding for KLEK’s Mid-America Arts Alliance grant is drawn from generous underwriting by the National Endowment for the Arts, Arkansas Arts Council, and foundations, corporations, and individuals throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Mid-America Arts Alliance, the nation’s oldest regional arts organization, was founded in 1972 to foster cultural growth in heartland communities. Mid-America Arts Alliance strengthens and supports artists, cultural organizations, and communities throughout our region and beyond. We are especially committed to enriching the cultural life of underserved communities by providing high quality, meaningful, and accessible arts and culture programs and services.

For more information about KLEK 102.5 F.M. visit us online at http://www.klekfm.org. For more information about Mid-America Arts Alliance, visit them online at http://www.maaa.org.

About KLEK 102.5 F.M.

Launched in 2015, KLEK-LP 102.5 FM is Jonesboro’s first and only minority community radio station to serve Jonesboro, AR. Licensed by The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council, KLEK is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Arkansas. KLEK plays a variety of urban adult contemporary music as well as air public affairs programming, and short educational features designed to educate, entertain, and empower the citizens of Jonesboro, especially its minority community. KLEK is also available world-wide through its website, KLEKfm.org, social media (@klekfm), and streaming through the KLEK app in the Google Play and Apple App stores as well as via TuneIn and Live 365 App.

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