Create a Lasting Legacy

You can support Detroit Public TV in a meaningful way with a planned gift. Since 1955, Detroit Public TV has enriched and changed the lives of countless people. This important work has been made possible through the years because of loyal members and supporters like you. You can continue making Detroit a better place to live, learn and grow by establishing a planned gift to support the future of public television in our community. Trust that you are making the programs of Detroit Public TV possible for generations to come by contributing to our endowment fund.

We know that Detroit Public TV isn’t the only thing in your life. After taking care of your family and friends there is still much to think about; we’re grateful you may be considering us.

Ready to get started? We’ve partnered with FreeWill to provide a free will-writing resource with our Detroit Public TV viewers. As a result of this trusted partnership, you can now write a legal will in 20 minutes or less, at no personal cost, and include the necessary language to support Detroit Public TV and our programming with a legacy gift. Click here to get started.

Donor Benefits of Planned Giving

  • Substantial tax savings
  • Greater control over how your gift is allocated, giving you peace of mind
  • Create a legacy to be remembered by future generations

To download the Will or Estate Plan Gift Confirmation Form, click here >

Please consult with your professional advisor on how your charitable giving impacts you.


Zainab Al Dabbagh, Senior Officer, Major Gifts

Malcolm Bondon, Individual Giving Officer

Ryan Laurie, Vice President, Development Operations

Jenna Moritz, Director, Philanthropic Giving

Kathryn (Katie) Baynes, Major Gifts Officer

To download the Will or Estate Plan Gift Confirmation Form, click here >

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