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Producers Club

Producers Club members share the distinction of being KPBS' most generous annual contributors, giving $1,200 or more each year to strengthen the impact of public broadcasting. Producers Club members are the station’s most invested and engaged supporters, they are our ambassadors and counselors. They enable KPBS to expand its vision of excellence, develop new programs, and serve our communities. More importantly, they provide foundational support that enables our growth today and into the future.

CONTACT US

If you have questions regarding your Producers Club membership, please contact:

Niru Ramachandran
KPBS Public Broadcasting
  • Attention: Niru Ramachandran
  • 5200 Campanile Drive
  • San Diego, CA 92182-5400

Giving Levels

Producers Club (PC) members enjoy many unique opportunities:

  • By-invitation-only events with on-air personalities
  • Advance notice of upcoming projects and programs of special interest
  • Behind-the-scenes station tours and more
  • Additional Courtesies vary by level

Silver Level

$1,200-$2,499

Includes these opportunities:

  • Producers Club license plate frame, KPBS Polo Shirt
  • Name recognition on kpbs.org/pc (if requested)

Gold Level

$2,500-$4,999

All of Silver Level, plus:

  • On-Air thank you during KPBS radio pledge drive (if requested)
  • Private KPBS tour option and invitation to the General Manager's Annual Breakfast

Platinum Level

$5,000-$9,999

All of Gold Level, plus:

  • Opportunities to have your gift used as a Producers Club Match during on-air campaigns.
  • Dinner with the General Manager and complimentary tickets to community and art events

Executive Level

$10,000 - $24,999

All of Platinum Level, plus:

  • Exclusive invitations to upper level & Major Donor events
  • Your choice of Thank You Gift

Major Donor Level

$25,000+

All of Executive Level plus:

  • On-Air spot (recognition on Radio, TV or Web.)
  • Invitation to NPR Weekend in Washington or the PBS Annual Conference, pre-event Meet & Greets with public media personalities
  • Option to designate your gift for a special initiative
View all of our past in-person and virtual events

Upcoming Producers Club Events

FRESH GLASS Season 2 Teaser & Mixer

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6 PM
Mujeres Brew House
Free
Join us for a special joint KPBS Producers Club and Directors Club event with Cassandra Schaeg of FRESH GLASS as she shares a sneak peek into Season 2 of the award-winning series. Cassandra will be joined in conversation by Mujeres Brew House founder and owner Carmen Favela, who is highlighted in the upcoming season of "Fresh Glass." This event will include food, music and house brews. You will also have the opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow KPBS members and enthusiasts. Season 2 of FRESH GLASS will debut in Fall 2024 on KPBS-TV. Catch up with Season 1 of FRESH GLASS

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  • DID YOU KNOW?

    Producers Club gifts can be made from Donor Advised Funds, Stocks, or IRAs (Qualified Charitable Distributions or QCDs).

  • CONTACT US

    If you have questions regarding your Producers Club membership, please contact:

    Niru Ramachandran
    KPBS Public Broadcasting
    • Attention: Niru Ramachandran
    • 5200 Campanile Drive
    • San Diego, CA 92182-5400
  • TAX ID

    KPBS is a not-for-profit organization under Internal Revenue Code section 501 C(3). San Diego State University Research Foundation Federal Tax ID Number: 956042721

View all of our past in-person and virtual events

Other Ways To Give

  • Donor Advised Funds

    Giving to KPBS Public Media through your Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a simple and easy way to support the programs you love.

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  • IRAs (Qualified Charitable Distributions or QCDs)

    Contact your IRA custodian for directions on how to initiate the transfer. Here is a sample letter you can send.

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  • Stocks (Appreciated Securities)

    You may use securities to make your annual gift to KPBS, contribute a special gift, or to fund a charitable gift annuity or charitable trust.

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  • Employer Matching Gift

    Your contribution to KPBS may be doubled. Many local and national companies will match the charitable contributions of their current and retired employees.

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  • Sustaining Member Program

    Join the growing family of KPBS members who generously give monthly gifts to the station.

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  • Planned Giving

    If KPBS has made a meaningful difference in your life or that of your family, you can keep KPBS strong for future San Diegans through a planned gift. Anyone can make a planned gift and no gift is too small.

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  • Vehicle Donation Program

    Have an old vehicle taking up space in your driveway? Donate your car, truck, trailer, boat, RV, motorcycle, camper, off-road vehicle, plane, heavy equipment, farm machinery, and most other motorized vehicles to KPBS!

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  • Corporate Sponsorship

    Is your corporation interested in making a difference in San Diego? Become a KPBS Corporate Sponsor and tap the marketing power of public media.

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