Unleash the Power of Inspiration, Education and Entertainment with Your Contribution

Society for Excellence members are passionate about public media and through their generosity, enable Detroit PBS to expand upon its mission of delivering authentic and trustworthy media – programs that inspire, educate, and innovate.

Why Join the Society for Excellence?

For those who are dedicated to making a real impact directly within our community, the Society for Excellence offers a unique way to drive change through public media. You're not just a donor - you're a patron of quality, integrity, and meaningful storytelling.

Here's how your contribution elevates public media:

Exclusive events designed to deepen your engagement with the issues that matter
Annual impact reports that highlight the difference you make through giving
Direct dialogues with the thinkers, creators, and change-makers of Detroit PBS

Giving Tiers & Exclusive Benefits

Detroit PBS welcomes donations in the form of checks, credit cards, Qualified Charitable Distributions, Donor Advised Fund recommendations and gifts of stock and securities.

Please reach out to a member of the Major Giving team to learn more.

Your contribution is tax-deductible within the limits prescribed by law.

President’s Circle

$1,000 - $2,999

  • Detroit PBS Passport on-demand streaming access
  • Invitations to elite donor events
  • Access to a dedicated Philanthropic Giving staff member
  • Recognition in our Annual Report

Innovator’s Circle

$2,500 – $4,999

  • Invitation to Fall Preview Luncheon
  • Invitation to program screenings
  • And all benefits listed under President's Circle

Director’s Circle

$5,000 - $9,999

  • Invitations to events and conversations with Detroit PBS producers and hosts
  • Advance notice of behind-the-scenes opportunities
  • And all benefits listed under Innovator's Circle

How to
Become a Member

Your generosity can be channeled through various forms of donations, including checks, credit cards, qualified charitable distributions, and more.

Contact Our Major Giving Team for More Information

Got Questions?
We’ve Got Answers!

Want to learn more about the Society for Excellence? Contact our Director of Philanthropic Giving, Jenna Moritz.