Planned Giving

Welcome! For 46 years, Minnesota Public Radio has been an essential companion and public service, enriching minds, nourishing spirits and enhancing the lives of our audiences across the country and around the world. Your planned gift sustains MPR’s excellence by supporting our endowments, making MPR happen for future generations. Join the MPR Legacy Society.

Planned Giving Update: Law changes allowing special tax-free charitable gifts from IRAs have been enacted — Learn more!

Have you included MPR in your estate plans? If so, we would love to know. Please tell us!

Joseph K. Thiegs, J.D.
Senior Planned Giving Officer
1-800-652-9700 ext. 1583
651-290-1583
jthiegs@mpr.org

 

Paul Odegaard
Planned Giving Officer
1-800-652-9700 ext. 1129
651-290-1129
podegaard@mpr.org

Want to make MPR a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement account plan or life insurance policy?

Sample bequest language for an unrestricted gift:
I give _____[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to Minnesota Public Radio, Saint Paul, Minnesota, to be used for its general tax-exempt purposes, but without other restriction as to use.

Sample bequest language for a restricted gift:
I give _____[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to Minnesota Public Radio, Saint Paul, Minnesota, to be [used to support _____________] [ to be added to the _____________endowment fund].

Contact Joe or Paul for instructions on making MPR a beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy. Minnesota Public Radio’s Federal Tax ID number is 41-0953924.

Contact Joe or Paul to learn more about Charitable Gift Annuities with MPR! You can make a gift and receive an income.