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Gift Planning

Your Gift Planning Options

More than you Imagine.

For 50 years, PBS has transformed television, tablets and phones into experiences—transporting our viewers to America’s national parks, Broadway’s front row and the outer edges of the universe.

As you plan your future and chart your philanthropic goals, join us as we continue to provide uniquely American programming and events.

Gifts of Stock

Amplify your impact by donating appreciated stocks, bonds and mutual funds.

Make the most of your IRA.

Reduce your taxable income with a charitable distribution from your IRA.

Gifts of Retirement Assets or Financial Accounts

Preserve PBS for future generations by signing your name. Simply name the PBS Foundation as beneficiary on your retirement, bank, or brokerage account or life insurance policy.

Gifts that give back

Secure income for life with a charitable gift annuity.

Gifts of Tangible Property

Donate personal property—artwork, books, or collections.

PBS Foundation Gift Instructions

How to donate to the Foundation.

Questions? Please call Steph Curry in the Gift Planning Office at 703-739-8632; email, or fill out our contact form.

We know that PBS isn’t the only thing in your life. After taking care of family and friends there is still much to consider, and we're grateful you may be considering us.

For all legal purposes, please refer to our organization as:


PBS Foundation

1225 S. Clark Street

Arlington, VA, 22202


PBS Foundation Tax ID: 20-1476451


We welcome the opportunity to assist you as you create your clients’ philanthropic objectives into well-crafted estate plans. Please feel free to contact us directly for information or assistance on a confidential basis.


If you plan to leave a gift to preserve PBS for future generations — or have already done so — please let us know. We would love the chance to say thank you! Your gift can inspire others to consider a similar gift to the PBS Foundation. You can always change your mind at any time if your circumstances change.