Since 1969, PBS has walked with Americans through joys and sorrows, triumphs and challenges, in good times and more difficult ones. As much as things have changed, one thing remains consistent -- public media is a shared experience. So, no matter whether you grew up in Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, were mesmerized by Bob Ross’ Joy of Painting, are enthralled with the latest offerings from Masterpiece or are better able to make sense of the world through the PBS NewsHour or the films of FRONTLINE and Ken Burns, we are grateful to be a part of your life.

The PBS Foundation seeks to ensure that PBS has the resources to produce unparalleled quality programming and media content for future generations. Just as you enjoy PBS today (and, we hope, every day), you can help make it possible for tomorrow.

You can join us in this effort by exercising one or more of the following giving options that offer tax savings and other financial benefits for you or your loved ones. The most popular ways to give include:

  • Making a gift to the PBS Foundation through your will or living trust.
  • Naming the PBS Foundation as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, retirement plan, or bank account.
  • Giving securities that have increased in value to the PBS Foundation.
  • Giving real estate to the PBS Foundation.
  • Making a gift that helps ensure your future financial security, such as a Charitable Gift Annuity (CGA), and benefits the PBS Foundation.

We know you have a lot to consider as you determine what options are best for you. We deeply appreciate your taking a moment to explore this site and imagine the impact your gift will have on future generations. Together, we can ensure that all Americans, no matter where they live or what their economic status, will continue to have access to the high-quality programs they’ve come to love.

We’re here to answer any questions and share more information. Please contact Stephanie Curry, Donor Relations Manager, at (703) 739-8632 or