Legacy and Planned Giving
A planned gift lets you support PBS Wisconsin beyond your lifetime. By including a charitable component in your estate or financial plans, you are ensuring the future of public television for generations to come. Explore our site to learn more.
HOW TO GET STARTED
No matter your stage in life, it is never too early to think about your future and plan for how your affairs will be handled when you are gone. With just a few simple steps and legal instructions, you can have peace of mind for tomorrow.
Explore your planned giving options, or use this online tool to create your estate plan for free, and include a legacy gift to PBS Wisconsin. Courtesy of our partnership in FreeWill, this tool guides you through the process in 20 minutes or less and makes it easier than ever to join our Heritage Society with a lasting commitment to public media. Start writing your free will here.
HOW WILL YOU USE MY GIFT?
Unless otherwise specified by the donor, legacy gifts to Friends of PBS Wisconsin are added to an Endowment to ensure the future of PBS Wisconsin for generations to come. The Endowment is invested strategically to preserve its principal value, and annual payout from the Endowment supports PBS Wisconsin’s programs and operations. As our Endowment grows, it provides an expanding source of stable funding to help us weather the ups and downs of the economy and keep PBS Wisconsin strong and creative.
Learn more about the Endowment
WHAT IS THE HERITAGE SOCIETY?
The Heritage Society recognizes, honors, and celebrates extraordinary individuals who remember PBS Wisconsin in their estate or financial plans. Their visionary commitment will build public television’s future on our legacy of quality, innovation, and service to Wisconsin.
Inform us of your planned gift
This confidential form will ensure your gift intentions are fulfilled.
Suggested Bequest Language (PDF)
Download this template to add a charitable component to your plans.
Legal Name and Tax ID
Friends of PBS Wisconsin, Inc.
821 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706
Federal Tax ID: 23-7300462
MEET OUR HERITAGE SOCIETY MEMBERS
Joe and Jeanne Silverberg
Together, Joe and Jeanne have watched and learned from PBS Wisconsin for many years. They wanted to include this important part of their lives in the legacy they leave behind.
We are available to answer your questions or to discuss your specific planned gift. Please let us know If you have included us in your plans. By informing us of your gift, you help us prepare for the future. You also give us the opportunity to thank you, ensure your giving instructions are clear, and invite you to join the Heritage Society.