Our mission is to boldly enrich, educate, and entertain diverse audiences of children and adults through the innovative use of television production and broadcasting, other communication technologies, and community engagement.

But programs like these don’t just happen. It takes support from a cadre of individuals like you to make the dream of educational television happen.

Here are some ways you can help support Wisconsin Public Television today and in the future.

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“We watched it with our grandchildren and discussed what winters were like when we were on the farm.”

–Donor letter after watching A FARM WINTER WITH JERRY APPS on WPT.

General Membership

Your support is essential for providing continued programming on Wisconsin Public Television. Donate securely online, by phone, or by email.

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Leadership Gifts

WPT’s most generous annual contributors, who lead the way in helping sustain WPT as a public media resource available free to all.

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Focus Funds

Direct your support where it matters most to you by supporting Friends of Wisconsin Public Television’s Focus Funds with a special gift.

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Charitable Gifts Through Your IRA

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 made permanent what is popularly known as the IRA charitable rollover.

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Wills and Estate Gifts

Leave an enduring mark on WPT while achieving your personal, financial, and estate planning goals.

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Stocks and Mutual Funds

Using appreciated stock or mutual funds is a tax-wise way to fund your gift to WPT.

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Traveling with Wisconsin Public Television and Holiday Vacations means enjoying rich cultural context and a worry-free experience. The result: a true trip of a lifetime.

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Honor and Memorial Gifts

A donation to Wisconsin Public Television on behalf of another person can be a meaningful way to honor someone you love and/or respect.

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Vehicle Donation

Take part in our Vehicle Donation Program and support the television programs you love on WPT, and receive a tax deduction when you itemize your return.

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