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Planning a Gift to St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public Radio fills a void in that it offers regional news coverage with depth and context, captivating storytelling, and entertaining programs that inform and inspire citizens to become more engaged in our community. The following pages will offer ideas as to how you can be a partner in that work through your gifts and support of St. Louis Public Radio. Your rewards will be more than quality programming and more than the tax savings that are a result of your gift. You will also experience the personal and emotional rewards of helping to ensure the future of public broadcasting.  

Radio personality
Mike Schrand
Morning Host

Ways to Support

There are as many different ways to support St. Louis Public Radio as there are needs for your support. Planning a gift is more than just finding a need. There are a lot of factors to consider. If gift planning is a new thought, you might want to take a moment to consider some of the factors. Another reference tool for your use is our chart briefly describing how you can accomplish your goals through charitable means that are available to you - see How Can I...?

Legacy Society

Legal Name:
The Curators of the University of Missouri Special Trust
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You may already be a member! Get more information and encourage others to provide valuable support to your favorite public radio station.

The following stories share some of the different ways people can become partners with us in providing quality programming. Take a moment to see how people - perhaps in circumstances similar to yours - have found ways to support  causes that are important to them - the way St. Louis Public Radio is important to you. Just click on the links below.

Types of Gifts


Assets to Consider

Bequests in Wills and Trusts



Charitable Gift Annuities


Retirement Assets (Qualified Charitable Distributions)

Deferred Charitable Gift Annuities


Appreciated Stock

Charitable Remainder Trusts


Real Estate

Retained Life Estate


Life Insurance

Pooled Income Funds

  Tangible Personal Property

Bargain Sales



Ways to Contact Us

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If you have already included St. Louis Public Radio in your estate plans, please let us know by calling us or filling out our estate intention form. We would enjoy the opportunity to thank you and would like to make sure your intentions are carried out properly. If you have not written a will yet, regardless of your charitable intent, please consider this.

As there are different methods to utilize in gift planning, your personal circumstances will determine what is the best structure for you to support St. Louis Public Radio. We will be glad to answer questions, review your unique circumstances and offer suggestions confidentially. Please call or e-mail us (see contact page). Also, you may use our request for information form.

Stock Transfer Instructions

If you wish to make a gift of securities, please see our instructions for transferring securities.

News and Information

Our News and Information page provides links to stories of general interest as well as stories relating to estate giving and links for daily financial news. It is updated monthly.

The site map lets you navigate to any page within gift planning. Should you have any concerns regarding the privacy of information you might furnish us, please visit our privacy statement page.

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For more information or a confidential discussion of your charitable options, please email or call the Development Director for Major Giving, Maria Bradford,
at (314) 516-7476.

Please note, individual financial circumstances will vary. The information on this site does not constitute legal or tax advice. Donor stories and photographs are for purposes of illustration only. As with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. All material is copyrighted and is for viewing purposes only. Use of this site signifies your agreement with the terms of use. The content in this Planned Giving section has been developed for St. Louis Public Radio and is owned by Future Focus. Please report any problems to section webmaster.