Planned Giving

Through effective gift planning, you realize significant tax benefits while supporting PRI. We encourage you to contact us at 612.330.9246 or send an e-mail. We will be glad to answer questions and let you know about the full range of giving opportunities available at PRI.

Beneficiary designations
Some individuals wish to give life insurance or retirement assets to PRI. If you would like to do so, this may be as simple as declaring PRI a beneficiary of your insurance policy or retirement fund. Your retirement plan benefits advisor or your life insurance professional can help you to make this designation.

Many people don't consider estate planning because they feel they don't have a large enough "estate" to protect. Bequests of all sizes are valuable to PRI. Whether you wish to donate your entire estate, a fixed dollar amount or a percentage of your assets, bequests are easy to make. If you have an existing will, your attorney can help you add a new gift or change a provision by making a simple amendment (a codicil). We are happy to assist you to ensure that your giving objectives are met. You may use the following wording to leave an unrestricted bequest to PRI in your will: "I hereby give, devise, and bequeath (insert dollar amount, percentage of estate or residuary) to Public Radio International, a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Minnesota, currently located at 401 2nd Avenue North, Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN, 55401, for its general purposes." If you choose to donate to PRI's Endowment Fund, which means that your gift will be invested and the interest it generates will support PRI's work, include the words "to be added to PRI's Endowment" before "for its general purposes." Please notify us if you include PRI in your will so we can acknowledge your generosity and express our gratitude for your support of PRI.

Additional notes:

  • Please consult with an attorney or financial advisor regarding your planned giving decisions. They will be able to provide tax and legal advice specific to your needs.
  • Public Radio International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Federal tax identification number: 41-1425271
  • For more information, please contact Elisa Pluhar at 612.330.9246 or via e-mail.