Planned Giving

Remembering the Public Radio East Foundation in your Will or Trust will provide a lasting legacy that will affect thousands of others for years to come.  The rewards go beyond the tax savings that can result from your gift. Through planned giving, it is possible to make gifts to Public Radio East that you might have previously thought impossible. Your rewards will be more than quality programming and tax savings .  .  .  you will also experience the personal satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to insure the future of public broadcasting in Eastern North Carolina. 

When you create a planned gift, you potentially increase your current income, reduce taxes, avoid capital gains tax, pass assets to family at a reduced tax cost, and make a significant donation to a charity, like Public Radio East.

To determine the most favorable method of making a gift, the donor, the charity, and the advisor need to take into account the donor's personal, philanthropic, financial, and tax objectives.  Public Radio East suggests that you consult with your attorney or estate specialist.

Benefits of Planned Gifts

  • Maximize  your charitable contribution 
  • Allows for advantageous tax deductions under both state and federal law 
  • Turns appreciated assets into income for yourself and/or other family members

Planned giving is a tool that helps you enhance your personal financial plans and security while you support the future growth of Public Radio East.

For a list of  different types of planned gifts you can make to Public Radio East:

Thank you for considering Public Radio East in your philanthropic planning.  We look forward to working with you to determine how a planned gift can satisfy your overall financial and personal goals while providing a secure future for Public Radio East. If you have already included Public Radio East in your estate plans, please let us know.  We would welcome the opportunity to thank you for your gift. All consultations are held in strict confidence.

The information on this site does not constitute legal or tax advice. As with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist.

Public Radio East Foundation is a tax exempt 501(c) (3) organization [Federal I.D. # 56-1802728]. Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law less the fair market value of any thank you gifts received. Tax substantiation documents will be mailed at the end of January for gifts given in the previous calendar year, as required by the I.R.S. If you do not receive substantiation document and are in need of one for tax purposes, please contact Ms. Hester Segar at 252-638-3434.

Public Radio East does not, sell, rent, loan, trade, give, donate, transfer or exchange all or some of its membership or donor names or personnal information with any outside organization

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