Save Community Radio in Springfield!

The Capital Area Career Center is selling 88.3 FM, WQNA, student and community radio. WQNA has offered an eclectic mix of programming year in and year out, and is an important part of what makes Springfield, Illinois unique. We don't want to let the magic of community radio end; we want to develop it further instead!

A group of community deejays from WQNA are committed to establishing an independent broadcasting presence for community radio. We are currently forming a 501c3 group called the Springfield Community Broadcasters and are pursuing options to ensure the future of community radio in Springfield. Doing this will take money, and donations are needed and appreciated. As we work on our 501c3 filing, we are currently raising money under the umbrella of the Illinois Central Blues Club, which is a 501c3 organization. Donations made toward the future of community radio through the Illinois Central Blues Club are tax deductible.

Additionally, you may drop off donations at Dumb Records at 418 E. Monroe. Many thanks to both the Illinois Central Blues Club  and Dumb Records for their assistance. More ways to donate and fundraising events will be coming soon. Stay tuned! Thank you for your investment in the future of Springfield community radio!

Funds are being raised to covering licensing costs, equipment, and other necessary expenses toward establishing a functional community radio non-profit organization in Springfield. You can help us save community radio!
  • Stephen Moore 
    • $100 
    • 16 mos
  • Rainie Iocca 
    • $20 
    • 17 mos
  • Lisa Stott 
    • $30 
    • 17 mos
  • Len Rideout, Former DJ 
    • $30 
    • 18 mos
  • Edgar Mueller 
    • $20 
    • 18 mos
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Lisa Hensley 
Springfield, IL
Illinois Central Blues Club 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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