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

Patron Circle $1,500 - $2,499

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

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Your contribution is fully tax deductible *TICKETBOOTH THIRTEEN offers and other on-air promotions may be considered non-tax-deductible goods and services. Please call 212-560-2828 for details.

Patron Circle $2,500 - $4,999

All benefits listed above plus an invitation to Spring Luncheon

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  • Invitation to Spring Luncheon
  • Invitation to Patron events
  • VIP tour of WNET Headquarters
  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the online donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes email newsletter
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN
  • Advanced notice for select TICKETBOOTH THIRTEEN offers*

Your contribution is fully tax deductible *TICKETBOOTH THIRTEEN offers and other on-air promotions may be considered non-tax-deductible goods and services. Please call 212-560-2828 for details.

Leadership Circle $5,000 - $9,999

All benefits listed above plus events presented by WNET producers and on-air hosts

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  • Events presented by WNET producers and on-air hosts
  • Invitation to Patron events and Spring Luncheon
  • VIP tour of WNET Headquarters
  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the online donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes email newsletter
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN
  • Advanced notice for select TICKETBOOTH THIRTEEN offers*

Your contribution is fully tax deductible *TICKETBOOTH THIRTEEN offers and other on-air promotions may be considered non-tax-deductible goods and services. Please call 212-560-2828 for details.

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

Have your name featured on THIRTEEN (optional).

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  • On-air recognition as a Innovator's Circle donor, with a scroll displaying your name, bi-monthly around our evening news programming
  • Events presented by WNET producers and on-air hosts
  • Invitation to Patron events and Spring Luncheon
  • VIP tour of WNET Headquarters
  • THIRTEEN:Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Listing in the online donor honor roll
  • Monthly WNET: Behind the Scenes e-newsletter
  • Patron Membercard and accompanying benefits, including 15% discount on Shop THIRTEEN
  • Advanced notice for select TICKETBOOTH THIRTEEN offers*

Your contribution is fully tax deductible *TICKETBOOTH THIRTEEN offers and other on-air promotions may be considered non-tax-deductible goods and services. Please call 212-560-2828 for details.

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

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

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

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

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

Your contribution is fully tax deductible

WNET Behind the Scenes

WNET: Behind the Scenes with Neal Shapiro


Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of WNET, talks about his ten years at WNET and the big initiatives launching this fall.

WNET: A Look Inside the Path Intake Center


Your support makes partnerships like the Path Family Intake Center’s Children’s Wait Space possible.

WNET: Behind the Scenes with NATURE


Fred Kaufman, Executive Producer of NATURE, talks about H Is for Hawk: A New Chapter, a film he describes as “one of the most profound stories we’ve ever done.”