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Over the years, Arthur has received funding from quite a few notable and well known partners. These are shown off during the end of PBS broadcasts or home video releases with the "Funding from Arthur" bumper. The following companies have or continued to sponsor Arthur:

  • National Endowment for Children's Educational Television (1996-1998) (2015–present)
  • The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations (1996-1998) (2015–present)
  • Libby's Juicy Juice (1996-2004)
  • Polaroid (1996-1998)
  • Baby Gap (1997-2000)
  • Post Alpha Bits (1999-2004)
  • Lego (2000-2002; most notably funded for Arthur's Perfect Christmas)
  • Chuck E. Cheese's (2002-2016)
  • Rhodes 60 Second Cinnamon Rolls (2004-2005)
  • Teddy Grahams (2004)
  • Dannon Danimals (2006-2008)
  • Hefty Zoo Pals (2008-2009)
  • CVS Caremark (2008-2009)
  • ABCMouse.com (?-present)
  • Ready to Learn Television Cooperative Agreement (2002-2005)
  • United States Department of Education (1999-2005) (2015–present)
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1996-2004) (2015–present)
  • "Viewers Like You" (1996–Present) + "Thank You" (1999–present)

Bumper Transcripts

Season 1 Funding (Version 1) (1996) Opening and Closing

Funding for Arthur is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Viewers Like You. The National Endowment for Children's Educational Television, and by...The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice for 100% Kids.

Season 1 Funding (Version 2) (1996-1997) Opening and Closing

Funding for Arthur is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Viewers Like You. The National Endowment for Children's Educational Television, and by...The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice for 100% Kids. And by Polaroid, exactly what develops when you use a Polarold camera...a smile...self esteem...( laughs ): Oh yeah... a picture. Polaroid.

Season 2 Funding (Version 1) (1997) Opening and Closing

Funding for Arthur is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Viewers Like You. The National Endowment for Children's Educational Television, and by...The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice for 100% Kids. And by Polaroid, exactly what develops when you use a Polaroid camera...a smile...self esteem...( laughs ): Oh yeah...a picture. Polaroid. And by Baby Gap.

Season 2 Funding (Version 2) (1997-1998)

Funding for Arthur is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Viewers Like You. The National Endowment for Children's Educational Television, and by The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. And by Polaroid, exactly what develops when you use a Polarold camera...a smile...self esteem...( laughs ): Oh yeah...a picture. Polarold. And by...Libby's Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice for 100% Kids. And by Baby Gap.

Season 2 Funding (Version 3) (1997-1998)

Funding for Arthur is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Viewers Like You. And by The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation. And by Polaroid, exactly what develops when you use a Polaroid camera...a smile...self esteem... (laughs): Oh yeah...a picture. Polaroid. And by...Libby's Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice for 100% Kids. And by Baby Gap.


Season 3 Funding (1998-1999)

Funding for Arthur is provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Viewers Like You. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Libby's Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice. 100% Juice for 100% Kids. And by Baby Gap.


Season 4 Funding (Version 1) (VHS/DVD Version 1999-2000) (TV Version 1999)

Funding for Arthur is provided by United States Department of Education and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You! This program is made possible in part by a grant from Libby's Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% juice for 100% kids. And by Baby Gap. And by...Post Alpha Bits cereal, 26 little letters that make up a million words that tell billions of stories and it all starts with ABC. Post Alpha Bits is proud to bring you Arthur on PBS./And by...Post Alpha Bits, 26 little letters that make the words that make you share your feelings around the corner or around the world, bringing us all a little bit closer together. Post Alpha Bits cereal is proud to bring you Arthur on PBS.

Season 4 Funding (Version 2) (TV Version 1999-2000)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... This program is made possible in part by a grant from Libby's Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% juice for 100% kids. And by Baby Gap. Post Alpha Bits, 26 little letters that make the words that make you share your feelings around the corner or around the world, bringing us all a little bit closer together. Post Alpha Bits cereal is proud to bring you Arthur on PBS. And by the US Department of Education and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 5 Funding (2000-2001)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... Post Alpha Bits, 26 little letters that make the words that make you share your feelings around the corner or around the world, bringing us all a little bit closer together. Post Alpha Bits cereal is proud to bring you Arthur on PBS. Because learning is a fun part of growing up the folks at Lego are proud to bring you Arthur./Because a little teamwork can accomplish big things the folks at Lego are proud to help bring you Arthur./Because a little imagination goes a long way the folks at Lego are proud to bring you Arthur. Juicy Juice. We're behind Arthur 100%. Of course, That's how we do everything Juicy Juice 100% Juice. And by the US Department of Education and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Arthur's Perfect Christmas Funding (VHS & DVD Version 2000)

Funding for Arthur's Perfect Christmas is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. And by... Lego a proud sponsor of Arthur this is your best holiday season you could ever imagine. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Libby's Juicy Juice. Juicy Juice, 100% juice for 100% kids. and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Arthur's Perfect Christmas Funding (TV Version 2000-2004)

Funding for Arthur's Perfect Christmas is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. And by...

Juicy Juice. We're behind Arthur 100%, of course that's how we do everything. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice.

Lego a proud sponser of Arthur this is your best holiday season you could ever imagine.

And by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 6 Funding (2001-2002)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Juicy Juice. Were behind Arthur 100%. Of course, That's how we do everything. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice.

Post Alpha Bits cereal, 26 little letters that make up a million words that tell billions of stories and it all starts with ABC. Post Alpha Bits is proud to bring you Arthur on PBS./Post Alpha Bits, 26 little letters that make the words that make you share your feelings around the corner or around the world, bringing us all a little bit closer together. Post Alpha Bits cereal is proud to bring you Arthur on PBS. Come, come see this!

Okay. A few moments can sum up to all that imagination of your child quite like...I made that. Lego proudly supports imagination, creativity, and Arthur.

And by a Ready to Learn Television Cooperative Agreement, from the US Department of Education, through the Public Broadcasting Service, and by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You...Thank You!

Season 7 Funding (VHS & DVD Version 2002-2004)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...

Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids. Opening the door to all the fun and joy of learning. Chuck E. Cheese's, A proud supporter of PBS KIDS, we're a kid can be a kid.

Juicy Juice. We're behind Arthur 100%. Of course, that's how we do everything. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice. Post Alpha Bits Cereal, 26 little letters that spell the names, and telling the world who we are and helping us make the friends and making the world a nicer place to be. Post Alpha Bits is proud to spell your name and bring you Arthur on PBS. And by a Ready to Learn Television Cooperative Agreement, from the US Department of Education, through the Public Broadcasting Service, and by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You...Thank You! or And by a grant from the United States Department of Education through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You! or And by a Ready to Learn Television Cooperative Agreement from the U.S. Department of Education, through the Public Broadcasting Service, and by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Arthur's It's Only Rock and Roll Funding (VHS & DVD Version 2002) (TV Version 2002-2005)

Funding for Arthur It's Only Rock and Roll is provided by... Post Alpha Bits Cereal, 26 little letters that spell the names, and telling the world who we are and helping us make the friends and making the world a nicer place to be. Post Alpha Bits is proud to spell your name and bring you Arthur on PBS.

And made possible by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You...Thank You! or Funding for Arthur It's Only Rock and Roll is provided by...is made possible by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You...Thank You!

Season 7 Funding (TV Version 2002-2004)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids. Opening the door to all the fun and joy of learning. PBS Kids, where a kid can be a kid. or Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids, helping children discover the fun of developing their bodies... and their minds. PBS Kids, where a kid can be a kid. Juicy Juice. We're behind Arthur 100%. Of course, that's how we do everything. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice. Post Alpha Bits, 26 little letters that make the words that make you share your feelings around the corner or around the world, bringing us all a little bit closer together. Post Alpha Bits cereal is proud to bring you Arthur on PBS. And by a Ready to Learn Television Cooperative Agreement from the U.S. Department of Education, through the Public Broadcasting Service, and by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting. or And by a grant from the United States Department of Education through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 8 Funding (Version 1) (2004)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... A child's imagination is a wonderful thing, Teddy Grahams Snacks is proud to support PBS. Chuck E. Cheese's, proud supporters of PBS Kids. Opening the door to all the fun and joy of learning. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. Juicy Juice, we're behind Arthur 100%. Of course, that's how we do everything. Juicy Juice, 100% Juice. And by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You...Thank You!, or And by a grant from the United States Department of Education through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 8 Funding (Version 2) (2004-2005)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... Chuck E. Cheese's, proud supporters of PBS Kids. Opening the door to all the fun and joy of learning. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. And by a Ready to Learn Television Cooperative Agreement from the U.S. Department of Education, through the Public Broadcasting Service, and by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting. or And by a grant from the United States Department of Education through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 9 Funding (Version 1) (2005-2006)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... Chuck E Cheese's proud supporter of PBS Kids. Opening the door to all the fun enjoy of learning. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. Rhodes 60 Second Cinnamon Rolls. How many seconds are in a minute? 60. It only takes a minute, to wake up your minds, by learning something new on PBS Kids. Sponsored by Rhodes 60 Second Cinnamon Rolls. And by a Ready to Learn Television Cooperative Agreement, from the U.S. Department of Education, through the Public Broadcasting Service.

Season 9 Funding (Version 2) (2005-2006)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... Rhodes 60 Second Cinnamon Rolls. How many seconds are in a minute? 60. It only takes a minute, to wake up your minds, by learning something new on PBS Kids. Sponsored by Rhodes 60 Second Cinnamon Rolls. Chuck E Cheese's proud supporter of PBS Kids. Helping children discover the fun of developing their bodies... and their minds. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. And by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 10 Funding (2006-2007)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... Chuck E. Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids. Helping children discover the fun of developing their bodies... and their minds. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be A Kid. D-A-N-I-M-A-L-S, Danimals. [Cheering] Arthur is made possible in part by the makers of the Danimals Yogurt. Proud to help faster that growth and development of kids everywhere. And by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Arthur's Missing Pal Funding (2006-2008)

Funding for Arthur's Missing Pal is provided by... Chuck E. Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids. Helping kids discover than families and fun go hand in hands, PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. D-A-N-I-M-A-L-S, Danimals. [Cheering] Arthur is made possible in part by the makers of Danimals Yogurt. Proud to help faster that growth and development of kids everywhere. And by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 11 Funding (2007-2008)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter on PBS Kids, who know kids should act their age, especially when they're having fun. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be A Kid. D-A-N-I-M-A-L-S. Danimals. [Cheering] Arthur is made possible in part by the makers of Danimals Yogurt. Proud to help faster that growth and development of kids everywhere. And by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 12 & 13 Funding (2008-2009)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...The largest land animal alive today is the elephant, weighing as much as 5 cars. That's why Zoo Pals supports PBS Kids, where tons of knowledge is packed into curious minds. Hefty Zoo Pals Plates and Cups, helping bring fun and learning to the table. Chuck E. Cheese's Prouds Supporter on PBS Kids. Helping kids discover that Families and Fun. Go Hand in Hand PBS Kids Where a Kid Can Be A Kid. Kids come in all shapes & sizes & abilities At CVS Caremark through our program all kids can we envision of world where all of these children can come together to learn play & succeed. That's why were proud to sponsor Arthur on PBS. And by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 13 Funding (Version 1) (2009)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids. Helping kids discover that families and fun, go hand in hand. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be A Kid. Kids come in all shapes & sizes & abilities at CVS Caremark through our program all kids can we envision of world where all of these children can come together to learn play & succeed. That's why we're proud to sponsor of Arthur on PBS. And by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You, Thank You.

Season 13 Funding (Version 2) (2009-2010)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids. Helping kids discover that families and fun, go hand in hand. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. And by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You, Thank You.

Season 14 Funding (2010-2011)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter on PBS Kids. You know kids should act their age, especially when they're having fun. PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be A Kid. And by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 15 (2011-2012)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...I'm a whirlibird, Chuck E Cheese's, proud supporter of PBS Kids. Solutes all the parents who know staying active with their kids, is fun and healthy for them. I'm a whirlibird...PBS Kids, Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. And by contributions to your PBS Station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 16 & 17 (2012-2014)/Arthur's Perfect Christmas Funding (Current)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Fun for everyone makes a family strong, Chuck E Cheese's proudly supports PBS Kids. And by contributions to your PBS Station, from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 18 (2014-2015)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Fun for everyone makes a family strong, Chuck E Cheese's proudly supports PBS Kids. Contributions to your PBS Station, from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 18 (Version 2) (Season 10 to 18) (2015)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Fun for everyone makes a family strong, Chuck E Cheese's proudly supports PBS Kids. Contributions to your PBS Station, from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 18 (Version 3) (Season 6 to 9)(2015)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Fun for everyone makes a family strong, Chuck E Cheese's proudly supports PBS Kids. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS Station, from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 18 (Version 4) (Season 4 to 5) (2015)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Fun for everyone makes a family strong, Chuck E Cheese's proudly supports PBS Kids. A cooperative agreement from the US Department of Education and by contributions to your PBS Station, from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 18 (Version 5) (Season 2 to 3) (2015)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Fun for everyone makes a family strong, Chuck E Cheese's proudly supports PBS Kids. A cooperative agreement from the US Department of Education, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Ready To Learn grant and by Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 18 (Version 6) (Season 1) (2015)

Funding for Arthur is provided by...Fun for everyone makes a family strong, Chuck E Cheese's proudly supports PBS Kids. The National Endowment for Children's Educational Television, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by Viewers Like You. Thank You!

Season 1-4 Funding (Newer Prints)

Funding for Arthur is provided by... a grant from the United States Department of Education and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers Like You. Thank You!

VHS and DVD Releases

Here is where you can find certain variants of the "Funding for Arthur" bumper:

  • Season 1 Funding (Without Juicy Juice or Polaroid) - "Arthur's Baby", "Arthur Writes a Story"
  • Season 3 Funding (Version 1) (Without Polaroid) - "Arthur's Celebration", "The Music Video"
  • Season 4 Funding - "Arthur's Scary Stories", "Arthur's Famous Friends", "Arthur Goes to Hollywood",
  • Season 5 Funding and Funding screen with blueberry blue polka dotted background - "Arthur's Best School Days", "Arthur Goes to the Doctor", "Arthur' Goes on a Field Trip (VHS",
  • Season 5 Funding and Funding screen with banana yellow polka dotted background - "Arthur's Mystery Files", - "Arthur's Storybook
  • Season 5 Funding and Funding screen with checkered green background - "Arthur Helps His Animal Friends",
  • Season 6 Funding and Funding screen with cheesy yellow pizza background - "Arthur Makes a Movie (VHS
  • Season 6 Funding and Funding screen with checkered green background - "Arthur's Snow Day", "The Good Sport", "Arthur's Family Fun",
  • Season 7 Funding and Season 6 Funding screen with cheesy yellow pizza background - "Arthur Gets Spooked",
  • Season 7 Funding and Season 6 Funding screen with concord grape purple polka dotted background - " Parents Are From Pluto", Arthur's Music Medley",
  • Season 7 Funding and Funding screen with cheesy yellow pizza background (Version 1 - "Arthur's Tasty Treats", "Arthur's Best Friends", ""Arthur's Baby", "Arthur Writes a Story", "Arthur's Pet Business", "Arthur's Teacher Trouble", "Arthur's Lost Library Book", "Arthur's Chicken Pox",
  • Season 7 Funding and Funding screen with cheesy yellow pizza background (Version 2 - "Arthur Gets Along",
  • Season 7 Funding and Funding Screen with checkered green background "Arthur Saves The Day", "Arthur's New Puppy", "Arthur's School Of Hard Knocks",
  • Season 7 Funding and Funding screen with concord grape purple polka dotted background - "Arthur Cracks the Case", "Arthur's Pet Follies", "Arthur's Eyes",
  • Season 8 Funding and Season 7 Funding screen with cheesy yellow pizza background "Arthur's Family Vacation
  • Season 8 Funding and Season 7 Funding screen with checkered green background "Arthur's First Sleepover", "D.W.'s Blankie", "Arthur's Double Dare", "Arthur's Terrible Teasers",
  • Season 9 Funding (Version 1 and Season 6 Funding screen with checkered green background - "Arthur's Tooth",
  • Season 9 Funding (Version 1 and Season 6 Funding screen with concord grape purple polka dotted background - "Arthur's Money Matters",
  • Season 9 Funding (Version 1 and Season 7 Funding screen with checkered green background (Version 1 - "Arthur Makes A Movie (DVD - "Arthur Goes on a Field Trip (DVD
  • Season 9 Funding (Version 1 and Season 7 Funding screen with concord grape purple polka dotted background (Version 2 - "Arthur's Family Ties
  • Season 9 Funding (Version 2 and Season 6 Funding screen with cheesy yellow pizza background - "You Are Arthur",
  • Season 9 Funding (Version 2) - "D.W. Rides Again", "Arthur's Computer Adventure", "Nerves of Steal", "Binky Goes Nuts"
  • Season 9 Funding (Version 2) and Season 8 Funding screen with cheesy yellow pizza background - "Growing Up with Arthur",

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