Guide to Giving

Annual Members

Most of MTPR’s supporters make a contribution once or twice a year - via the mail or online, during an on-air drive, or at the end of the year. These can be paid in one sum or on a payment plan. Donate online now, or contact MTPR Membership Manager, Anne Hosler, (406)243-4214 or (800)325-1565.

Sustaining Members

Sustaining members give a certain amount every month and pay by credit card or by direct withdrawal from a checking or savings account.  This monthly giving plan continues until you instruct us to change it or stop. Start your sustaining membership online now, or contact MTPR Membership Manager, Anne Hosler, (406)243-4214 or (800)325-1565.

Sponsors

Businesses and non-profits who are MTPR sponsors are supporting our valuable community service and reaching our large and loyal audience via on-air acknowledgements. Learn more at our Become a Sponsor page or see our List of Sponsors. To discuss sponsorship opportunities contact MTPR Corporate Support Director, Kathleen Woodford, (406)243-4219 or (800) 325-1565.

Remember MTPR in your Will

You can help assure the future success of MTPR by making a simple bequest to the station in your will. Learn more and get sample language you can use in your will. To discuss a simple bequest contact MTPR’s Development Director: Linda Talbott, 800-325-1565 or 406-243-4215. 

Endowment Gifts

MTPR has two endowment funds, one held and managed by the University of Montana Foundation and another by the Montana Community Foundation. Your endowment gift is invested in perpetuity and MTPR receives the interest income.  To discuss an endowment gift contact MTPR’s Development Director: Linda Talbott, 800-325-1565 or 406-243-4215. Learn more about the MTPR endowments.

Planned Gifts

MTPR is grateful to have assistance from the University of Montana Foundation to help our donors establish planned gifts for the station. A planned gift can be a gift annuity, or one of several types of trusts. The gift can be funded with cash, securities, paid life insurance, an IRA fund or real estate.  There may be federal and state tax-advantages to these types of gifts.  To discuss a planned gift contact MTPR’s Development Director: Linda Talbott, 800-325-1565 or 406-243-4215.

Gifts of Stock

You can pay for an annual pledge or fund a planned gift with a transfer of securities. To arrange a transfer of securities contact MTPR’s Development Director: Linda Talbott, 800-325-1565 or 406-243-4215.