Station Support

Welcome to our general fundraising and station support page. The Coast 89.7 is a local not-for profit community radio station that relies on advertising sales and fundraising to help meet our day-to-day operating costs. Donations like yours enable The Coast 89.7 to offer diverse programming that reflects the needs and interests of our Cape Breton community

There are many ways to show your support and we are thankful for people like you who have embraced our goal and make it possible for us to present a radio broadcasting service supporting the information, arts, cultural, historical, and tourism aspects of the community.

Ways to Contribute

Donations Are Accepted

To make a one-time gift, please click the button below. Every contribution, large or small, is greatly appreciated. Wondering why you should support local community radio? Then click here.


Advertise with us and show your customers, clients, and employees that you are committed to your community through your support of community radio, and watch your business grow. There are many community minded individuals around Cape Breton who actually care about our community. Join the team and benefit from our connection to this niche market.

Become a Member

Whether you listen to The Coast 89.7 for live, local news coverage, the Community Calendar or music from local East Coast artists or the combination of all three, it is important that you know that all this is made possible by people like you. People who value what they hear and do their part to make sure we stay on the air.

To become a valued member of Coastal Community Radio Co-operative, email or call 902 284-2562.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering. Volunteers play a vital role in the delivery and diversity of our programs.

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and motivated volunteers. Volunteers keep CKOA vibrant and alive! We have many volunteers, and always welcome new ones. If you have any questions about being a volunteer, contact or call 902 284-2562.

Coastal Community Radio Bingo

Tune in and play bingo in the comfort of your own home all while supporting community radio.

Coast Store

Visit our online store and purchase your Coast gear or a CD from a large selection of East Coast artists.  All proceeds help support the artists and the station.

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    Gena DiFlavio


    You got it!


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