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Making a Gift for the Future

YOU can play an important part in securing the future of Indiana Public Radio when you join IPR’s Heritage Society with a gift in your estate plan.

Many IPR members say they derive great satisfaction from their annual membership and would like to do more. Include IPR in your will, trust or general estate plans to complement your annual giving and continue your gift beyond a lifetime. It is a simple, smart, flexible way to give back to the community resource you and your family value.

How can I create a legacy gift to IPR?

No matter your age or income, there are many ways to create a personal legacy.  Several options not only benefit you and your family but preserve public radio for future generations!

Gifts that help IPR now  – Learn More

  • Stocks and other Assets
  • IRA Charitable Rollover
  • Perpetual Endowments
  • Charitable Lead Trusts

Gifts that help IPR later – Learn More

  • Charitable Bequests
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Retirement Plans

Gifts that pay you income and help IPR later – Learn More

  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts


Current Heritage Society Members

Joe and Carol Trimmer

If you spark a conversation with Carol Trimmer, chances are she’ll enlighten you with an interesting piece of information she learned from programs on Indiana Public Radio like BBC World Service or Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! No matter where she is in the state or country, Carol is able to connect and relate to others about the information being broadcast on IPR. (Read the Trimmers’ story)




Waldo and Louisa Beebe

Waldo and Louisa Beebe wanted to provide for their grandchildren by creating a charitable lead trust. Beebe and his late wife, Louisa, included Indiana Public Radio as a recipient of a portion of the trust’s annual distribution to Ball State University.  (Read the Beebes’ story)






Jean Gadziola

Jean has been an Indiana Public Radio supporter for more than 30 years,  and she wanted to do more.  Listen to Jean’s Testimonial below:



Margaret Reeder
Membership and Individual Giving Manager
Indiana Public Radio
(765) 285-5403
(800) 646-1812