More Ways to Give

Leadership Circle

As a Leadership Circle member you are the heart behind MPR’s thoughtful, compelling news, music and cultural programming. Through your philanthropic gift, you help MPR fulfill a mission to enhance lives, expand perspectives and strengthen communities.

Learn more about the Leadership Circle

Planned Giving

Please consider making MPR a beneficiary of your will or retirement plan to help provide relevant news, great music, and entertaining, enlightening content for future generations.

Learn more about charitable estate planning

Donor Advised Funds

Directing a grant from your donor advised fund to support Minnesota Public Radio will ensure this essential public service is freely accessible to all. It's easy to give to MPR through your donor advised fund using DAF Direct from Fidelity Charitable.

You can direct a gift from any donor advised fund using this online tool.

Employer matching gifts

Double the impact of your support through a matching gift from your employer. It’s easy to do and will provide more resources for the news and music you enjoy.

Find out more about employer matching gifts

Donate stock

A gift of stock or mutual fund shares can yield tremendous benefits for you and MPR. Making a gift with appreciated securities is a smart way to leverage your impact on MPR and the programming you love. The process is simple!

Find out how you can donate stock to MPR

Donate a vehicle

Got an unwanted vehicle taking up space in the garage? You can turn it into the news and music you rely on. A vehicle donation makes you a member of MPR, is tax-deductible, and supports the programming on MPR.

Learn more about donating a vehicle

Memorial & Tribute Gifts 

Making a gift to MPR in memory or in honor of someone you care about is a unique and meaningful way to honor them.  

Learn more about memorial and tribute gifts

Qualified Charitable Distribution

Make a difference today and save on taxes. You can give any amount (up to a maximum of $100,000) per year from your IRA directly to MPR without having to pay income taxes on the money. This popular gift option is commonly called the IRA charitable rollover, but you may also see it referred to as a qualified charitable distribution, or QCD for short.

Find out how you can make a qualified charitable distribution

Give a gift membership

Gift membership recipients receive all of the benefits of MPR membership for a full year, including pre-sales and discounts to MPR events as well as access to member-exclusive events.

Learn more about gift memberships

Fundraise for MPR

Help raise important funds that support the music and news you rely on. Celebrate your favorite MPR shows, commemorate weddings, birthdays and other events or honor a special person with your MPR fundraising campaign.

Create your own MPR fundraising campaign

Become a sponsor

Reach people who are deeply passionate and engaged in cultural activities throughout our communities while supporting MPR’s award-winning news, music, events and digital offerings. Sponsorship opportunities, packages and levels vary.

Find out how to become a sponsor