Arkansas PBS Ambassadors Circle


Support the sustainability of Arkansas PBS

The philanthropic gifts of Ambassadors Circle donors ensure the future sustainability of Arkansas’s only statewide public media network.

Annual gifts of $500 or more support the mission of Arkansas PBS to educate, inform, entertain, and inspire all Arkansans.

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Ambassadors Circle Donations

These unrestricted donations provide Arkansas PBS with stability and flexibility, allowing us to fulfill our ongoing commitment to bringing you high-quality programs you know and love. Your support also enables us to create new programs and services in response to our audience’s wants and needs.

All gifts are tax-deductible.

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Kendi Jensen-Loving    
Major Gifts Officer    
(501) 730-9310
Arkansas PBS Foundation  
(800) 662-2386


$500-999 Annually

  • AR PBS Magazine (electronic; print on request)
  • AR PBS Passport (exclusive on-demand shows)
  • AR PBS Foundation representative
  • Ambassadors Circle e-newsletters
  • Exclusive invitations to events
  • AR PBS window cling and umbrella

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$1,000-4,999 Annually

All benefits of Director level, plus:

  • Private tour of AR PBS Headquarters (on request)
  • Semi-annual update from AR PBS Foundation CEO
  • Invitation to AR PBS Donor Spotlight series

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Executive Producer

$5,000+ Annually

All benefits of Producer level, plus:

  • Opportunity to go behind-the-scenes of select local productions
  • Opportunity to meet AR PBS leadership in-person or virtually
  • On-air recognition, if desired, commensurate with support

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Non-Cash Ways to Give Now

You can choose to make gifts to Arkansas PBS Foundation in the following ways and not impact your cash flow.



Donate appreciated stock that may provide an immediate tax deduction and savings on capital gains taxes.

Get started by contacting your broker and asking for an electronic transfer. You will need to provide the following information:

Charles Schwab & Co      
General Endowment: 2357-5335      
For the benefit of Arkansas PBS Foundation      
Agent: Harold Grubbs      
Financial Management, Incorporated      
(501) 227-7400

To ensure your gift is correctly attributed, call Kendi Jensen-Loving at (501) 730-9310.


Direct a gift from your IRA to Arkansas PBS Foundation. This type of gift is done from pre-tax assets and doesn’t impact your taxable income or cash flow.

Types of IRA Distribution:

  • Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) at age 70.5
  • Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) (all or a portion) at age 72, as of 2020

Please note that with this type of gift, there is no tax deduction and no thank-you gifts may be requested.

Donor Advised Fund

Direct a gift from a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) or Retirement/Investment Account such as Fidelity, Morgan Stanley, Charles Schwab, VALIC, etc. This type of gift doesn’t impact your taxable income or cash flow.

Get started by contacting your financial advisor for the appropriate paperwork to direct a gift to Arkansas PBS Foundation.

Please call Kendi Jensen-Loving at (501) 730-9310.

Please note that with this type of gift, there is no tax deduction and no thank-you gifts may be requested.

  • “Our state has many possibilities. Arkansas PBS brings them to life."

    William and Donna

    Charleston, Arkansas

  • “Arkansas PBS is the voice of quiet sanity, reason, science, and education, and provides a civilized conversation."

    Bill and Karen

    Fayetteville, Arkansas

  • “If I had to, I would give up all other TV programming to keep Arkansas PBS."


    Paragrould, Arkansas

More Ways to Give

From becoming a member to making Arkansas PBS a beneficiary in your will, there are many ways to support your local PBS station.

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