Leadership Giving

Be a Leader in the Public Media Community

THIRTEEN Patrons are passionate about public media and through their generosity, enable WNET to expand upon its mission of delivering authentic and trustworthy media – programs that inspire, educate, and innovate.

The generosity of our donors is recognized with a range of exclusive opportunities including on-air and online recognition, based on giving level.

All contributions are fully tax deductible.

Leadership Giving Levels

Leadership Circle $1,500 - $9,999

A dedicated assistance line, invitations to special events, behind-the-scenes newsletters, and much more!

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  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes e-newsletter
  • Invitation to station events with WNET hosts and producers
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN

Your contribution is fully tax deductible

Innovator's Circle $10,000 - $24,999

Have your name featured on THIRTEEN (optional).

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  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes e-newsletter
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN
  • Invitation to station events with WNET hosts and producers
  • Invitation to WNET annual Gala
  • On-air recognition as a Producer's Circle donor, with a scroll displaying your name, bi-monthly around our evening news programming
  • Private lunch with WNET President and CEO and Producers

Your contribution is fully tax deductible

President's Circle $25,000 - $49,999

Attend our annual President's Circle Dinner and be personally recognized on THIRTEEN.

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  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes e-newsletter
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN
  • Invitation to station events with WNET hosts and producers
  • Invitation to WNET annual Gala
  • Private lunch with WNET President and CEO and Producers
  • Invitation to the annual President's Circle Dinner
  • On-air recognition as a President's Circle donor with a message and spot displaying your name, 4x year around programming of your choice
  • Opportunity to have your gift presented as a challenge grant on-air

Your contribution is fully tax deductible

Chairman's Circle $50,000 - $99,999

On-air recognition on THIRTEEN eight times a year.

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View Benefits
  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes e-newsletter
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN
  • Invitation to station events with WNET hosts and producers
  • Invitation to WNET annual Gala
  • Private lunch with WNET President and CEO and Producers
  • Invitation to the annual President's Circle Dinner
  • Opportunity to have your gift presented as a challenge grant on-air
  • On-air recognition as a Chairman's Circle donor, with a message and spot displaying your name, 8x year around programming of your choice

Your contribution is fully tax deductible

Visionary Circle $100,000 and above

Personal on-air recognition on THIRTEEN twelve times a year.

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View Benefits
  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes e-newsletter
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN
  • Invitation to station events with WNET hosts and producers
  • Invitation to WNET annual Gala
  • Private lunch with WNET President and CEO and Producers
  • Invitation to the annual President's Circle Dinner
  • Opportunity to have your gift presented as a challenge grant on-air
  • On-air recognition as a Visionary Circle donor, with a message and spot displaying your name, 12x year around programming of your choice

Your contribution is fully tax deductible

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