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.

Why join?

  • 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

For more information about joining the Leadership Circle, contact Lindsay Henning at 651-290-1092 | lhenning@mpr.org.


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
  • 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

Already in the Leadership Circle

Special Events

View our slideshow of recent Leadership Circle events. Click on an image to learn more and view it in a larger window.