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Major Gifts

NPR and NPR Member stations are thankful for the support they receive from the many people across the country who count on and care about the news and programming we provide. Gifts of any size from our growing audience on-air and online help both NPR and Member stations fulfill our shared mission to create a more informed public.


Contact the NPR Gift Processing Office at


Search for your Member station for more information.

How to Give to Your Member Station

Member stations are the lifeblood of NPR. They share our mission to create a more informed public, one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures. Member stations remain locally owned and operated community institutions, providing locally relevant news, information and cultural programming. They are a unique and increasingly valuable asset to their communities and, as importantly, a significant editorial resource to NPR. Together, NPR and Member stations are reaching an audience of millions each week — but not without your generous support. Click here to find and support your local Member station.

How to Give to NPR

Gifts to NPR can be designated as general support to be allocated where they are needed most, or targeted to specific areas of a donor's interest such as coverage of international news, science, arts and culture, or the NPR Internship Program. All gifts support the NPR Foundation, which was created to raise and administer funds to protect our long-term financial security

With a Check
Send a check made payable to NPR to our secure bank Post Office box. Your gift will be credited automatically to the NPR Foundation. Mail check donations to:

NPR Foundation
Dept. 6054
Washington, DC 20042-6054

With a Credit Card
You can make a gift with your credit card by contacting Gift Processing at Your gift will be credited automatically to the NPR Foundation.

With a Gift of Stock
If you'd like to make a gift by transferring stock or other securities, your gift will be automatically credited to the NPR Foundation. Please ask your stock broker to follow these steps:

Contact NPR Gift Processing at to notify us of your gift. Include the donor's name and phone number, along with the name of the stock and number of shares.

Send electronic certificates to:
NPR Foundation Tax ID# 52-1795789
DTC # 0226
NFSC/fbo SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Account Number: MA2000930
Account Name: NPR Foundation

Send physical certificates to:
NPR Foundation
ATTN: Assistant Treasurer, Finance Division
1111 North Capitol St., NE
Washington, DC 20002

Questions about Planned Giving?

Contact NPR's Office of Planned Giving:


Or get more information by searching for your Member station.

Estate Planning
Some donors elect to ensure the vitality of NPR far into the future by including NPR in their estate planning. These donors make a valuable contribution to supporting the mission of NPR and our Member stations while reaping the benefits of federal and state tax laws that may allow reduction of income, lower gift and estate taxes, or provide additional income during the donor's lifetime.

If you are considering including a gift to NPR in your estate planning, please consult your financial advisor. Or contact the Office of Planned Giving, with any questions at 202-513-2097 or .

You can also get more information on planned giving on the local level by searching for your Member station.

Employer Gift Matching

Many employers offer matching gift programs that can double or even triple a donation's value. Check with your company to see if they will match your gift to NPR.

Questions? Contact the NPR Gift Processing office at

Combined Federal Campaign

Employees of the U.S Government can also support NPR through the Combined Federal Campaign, which actively promotes and supports philanthropy among federal civilian, postal and military donors.

Donor Privacy Statement

NPR generally doesn't disclose information about its donors to the public or any for-profit, non-profit or government entity. We do disclose the names of donors above a certain level but do not disclose contact or any other personally identifiable information without the donor's express permission. In addition, as a recipient of grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, NPR complies with the CPB's requirements to protect the privacy of our donors.