What is the Leadership Circle?
The Leadership Circle is a community of our most generous and engaged members, whose annual financial support forms the foundation for all we do at Minnesota Public Radio. Leadership Circle membership begins with a minimum contribution of $1,200 or $100 per month.
- Strengthen unique MPR programming that you can't find anywhere else
- Sustain programming that's an essential part of your day
- Deepen your commitment as a long-time member
- Support new and innovative ways to create and deliver MPR's programming
- Invest in a service that brings value to individuals, communities and the entire state
Ways to join
- Make a one-time gift of $1,200 or more
- Become a sustainer with a $100 monthly pledge or more
- Make a gift of stock valued at $1,200 or more
- Make a vehicle donation valued at $1,200 or more
- For more information about joining the Leadership Circle, contact Melissa Schedler | (651)290-1331.
Kerri Miller Book Circle
Kerri Miller Book Circle LogoThe Kerri Miller Book Circle is offered exclusively to Leadership Circle members. Throughout the year, you'll receive six moving and inspiring books that MPR News host Kerri Miller selects. As a Book Circle member, you'll also get early access and special discounts on book events, like Talking Volumes. Select the Book Circle as your thank you gift, and learn more.
In addition to MPR member benefits — like discounts at partner businesses and special ticket offers for popular events — Leadership Circle members enjoy:
- Exclusive invitations to special live performances, in-studio recording sessions, events and more
- Personal on-air messages on your favorite service
- Behind-the-scenes tours of MPR studios
- Advance ticket purchase opportunities and VIP access to selected events
- Opportunity to join Kerri Miller's Book Circle
- Recognition in MPR's Annual Report
Leadership Circle Support
Partner – $1,200 to $2,499
Leader – $2,500 to $4,999
Investor – $5,000 to $9,999
Make an even greater impact
Consider joining the President's Circle with an annual gift of $10,000 or more. In addition to Leadership Circle benefits, you'll be invited to in-studio events, gatherings with MPR leaders, and other experiences that fit your interests.
President's Circle Support
Director – $10,000 to $24,999
Benefactor – $25,000 to $49,999
Innovator – $50,000 to $99,999
Guarantor – $100,000 and up