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All of us can leave an enduring mark on the institutions we value. Whether you want to sustain the award winning shows that you and your family love, or shape the future of public media, your planned gift of any size will help ensure KEET's ability to create and deliver educationally rich programs - on TV and online - that your neighbors count on every day.

We'll work closely and confidentially with you and your advisors. The right plan can offer tax benefits and other planning advantages, all the while supporting KEET's mission to inspire, empower, and connect people to the world around us.

Be a part of the future of KEET. There are many gift options that will help strengthen KEET for public service for the next generation of viewers.

  • Wills or Outright Gifts

May be made directly, either outright (cash, securities, closely-held stock, real estate, and life insurance policies) or through a will. Such gifts may also be made through a community
private foundation. Gifts to Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. completely qualify for favorable tax treatment.

  • Trust AgreementsTrust

Agreements to benefit Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. will be administered by Redwood Empire public Television Board of Directors. Suggested wording: “To Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc., a non-profit corporation with its principal office in Eureka, California, for the support of the Redwood Empire Public Television program service.”

  • Permanently Endowed Fund

A gift may be designated to the Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. Endowment fund, managed by the Humboldt Area Foundation stating: “This gift shall be invested, reinvested and kept invested with only the income therefrom used for the support of the Redwood Empire Public Television service.”

Cash is fully tax- deductible. Checks must be postmarked by December 31st to qualify for the current year.

Receive a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock at the date of the gift.You also avoid paying capital gains tax on the stock. If you prefer using depreciated stock for your gift, you can sell it first and then donate the proceeds in order to maximize tax benefits.

To receive a charitable tax deduction, name PBS North Coast as both the owner and beneficiary of the policy. Check with your insurance agent for details.

By giving directly to PBS NC, IRA distribution money is not included in the owner's income, and is not taxed. Ask your IRA to make a qualified distribution to PBS North Coast.

The station accepts gifts of real estate. You may deduct the current value of appreciated real estate.

REDWOOD EMPIRE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC. is the license for KEET-TV. Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. is a non-profit corporation chartered in the state of California and is exempt from income tax under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. qualify as charitable contributions to the fullest extent of current laws. Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. has been classified as an organization that is not a private foundation and is designated as a “publicly supported” organization.



Questions or additional information? Contact:

Valerie Eurs
Director of Membership
PO Box 13
Eureka, CA 95502-0013