Much of the thanks for KET’s essential programs and services belongs to the 38,000 Member families in eight states who show us with their donation that they believe in KET. Whatever amount works for you, works for KET — the important choice is to give. You can make convenient, affordable Sustaining donations each month, or a single contribution once a year. All gifts are tax-deductible.
Why join Kentucky Educational Television?
KET welcomes any member of the public to join us in supporting our mission with a membership, starting at $60/year or $5/month. For less than a monthly cable bill or one cup of coffee each week, you can ensure KET stays strong.
PBS is the #1 most-trusted media brand in educational children’s content. Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and Sesame Street paved the way for public media to open a world of unlimited possibilities for all of America’s children. To signal the value that KET’s children’s programming holds in your home, enroll up to four children, grandchildren, or other special kids ages 10 and up in KET’s Family Fun Club. You receive all Membership benefits, plus:
- Welcome pack and periodic fun kits
- On-air birthday greetings the week of your child’s birthday
- KET’s online Parenting email
- Invitations to KET Family Fun Club events
For $75 or more, you also receive the KET MemberCard, which entitles you to more than $700 in savings at restaurants, cultural and family attractions, bed-and-breakfasts, even sports and leisure activities across the state.
The Cornerstone Society recognizes donors who believe in the mission of KET and can give more. As part of a distinguished giving community, you receive all Membership benefits, plus:
- Invitations to premieres and other special events
- In Focus newsletter, a bi-annual update on the impact of your gift
- Recognition in KET’s annual donor list in Visions
Where passion meets philanthropy, KET’s Fund for Excellence is KET’s oldest and most distinguished giving society honoring KET’s annual leadership donors. You receive all of the above benefits, plus:
- Tour KET’s Network Center, if desired
- Repeated, statewide television recognition
- Premier football parking for all University of Kentucky home games. KET’s Network Center is located adjacent to UK’s Commonwealth Stadium, making this one of the most popular benefits for Fund for Excellence members. KET’s annual stewardship celebration for Fund for Excellence donors takes the form of a tailgate party rather than a black-tie affair.
KET honors those whose extraordinary annual support reflects the same strength of character and commitment as KET’s founder. You receive all of the above benefits, plus:
- Meet KET’s on-air hosts, if desired
- On-air acknowledgments throughout KET’s broadcast schedule 12X each month. May your place in this prestigious giving community inspire others to follow your example.