Donor Recognition NPR is proud to recognize generous public radio donors with broadcast, digital, and physical recognition. Learn more about NPR's recognition opportunities.
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Donor Recognition

Photo: Allison Shelley
NPR celebrates its new home at 1111 North Capitol St. NE in Washington D.C. on June 20, 2013. (photo ´┐ŻAllison Shelley Photography)
Photo: Allison Shelley

NPR is proud to recognize generous public radio donors with broadcast, digital, and physical recognition. These opportunities help reinforce to the larger public radio audience that support from individuals, foundations, and corporations is crucial to advancing the work of NPR.

For more information about recognition opportunities, please contact Chelsea Bollea at NPRDonorCommunications@NPR.org.

Broadcast recognition

Gifts of $100,000 and up will be recognized with a schedule of on-air messages across NPR programming, in accordance with FCC and IRS regulations.

Digital recognition

Gifts of $250,000 and up will be recognized with online banners which appear across all pages on NPR.org for philanthropic partners, in accordance with FCC and IRS regulations.

Physical recognition

Gifts of $100,000 and up will be recognized on the donor wall in NPR's lobby. Gifts of $300,000 or more will be recognized on the donor wall as well as with a named space in the building. This recognition will be in place for 10 years after the gift is made.


Joan B. Kroc Society
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Joan B. Kroc Legacy Society

In honor of Joan B. Kroc, whose estate gift to NPR was the largest gift in public radio history, the Joan B. Kroc Legacy Society represents donors who have established a charitable provision for NPR in their estate plans or with a planned gift.

You are eligible for inclusion if you have:

  • Provided for NPR in your estate
  • Funded a Life Income Agreement
  • Named NPR as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy