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Tribute Donations

Tribute Donations

Our supporters amaze us with their passion for storytelling, the arts, education and more. Their commitment to the ideals of public media leaves a lasting, inspirational impression on our community. A personalized acknowledgment of your gift will be sent to the recipient of your choice, without reference to the size of the gift.

Smith's Inspiring Donations

Support Vegas PBS every time you shop at Smith’s!
Go to, sign into your digital account and link your Rewards Card to Southern Nevada Public Television. Smith’s will donate 0.5% of your total eligible purchases to Vegas PBS.


Thank you for your consideration of making a gift through your Donor Advised Fund (DAF) or through your IRA RMD (Required Minimum Distribution), as a qualified charitable distribution.

When you choose to make a gift from your IRA that satisfies your required minimum distribution, ensure that your financial advisor notes the gift as a Qualified Charitable Contribution to a 501(c)3 such as Southern Nevada Public Television. This ensures that the amount of your donation is excluded from your taxable income, which is unlike a regular withdrawal from your IRA. Keeping your taxable income lower may reduce the impact of certain tax credits and deductions including Social Security and Medicare. 

For further assistance in making a gift from your DAF or IRA contact your financial advisor or call the Philanthropy department at Vegas PBS 702.799.1010 x5499. 

How Charitable Gift Annuities Work

A charitable gift annuity can be established with an irrevocable gift of cash in the form of a check made out to our annuity provider, CGA America. In exchange for your gift, CGA America pays you a fixed amount each year for the rest of your life. When you pass away, the remaining annuity principal passes to Vegas PBS to support quality public television programs.

To qualify, you must be at least 50 years of age and make a gift of at least $5,000. The income you receive is determined by the amount of your gift and your age(s).

Southern Nevada Public Television Endowment

SNPT Endowment - Our Best Work Happens Because of You

The Southern Nevada Public Television Endowment is a vital source of funds for Vegas PBS' programs and operations. Gifts to the Southern Nevada Public Television Endowment can be designated for general purposes or earmarked for special projects, such as children’s programs, news and public affairs, drama, arts or science. 

Estate gifts should designate Southern Nevada Public Television 501(c)3, 23-7169328 as the beneficiary recipient of your legacy gift.

Bequests - Be Part of the Future of Vegas PBS

There are many ways you can support Vegas PBS with a planned gift including a bequest from your will or trust, a charitable IRA rollover, a life insurance policy beneficiary designation, a charitable gift annuity and other options. We also offer you the support and guidance of some of the valley's most respected estate planning attorneys, certified financial planners, CPA's and Trust Officers who advise Vegas PBS. 

With your gift intentions, you will become a member of Vegas PBS' Silver Legacy Society, which recognizes those who have left a piece of their life's work to support public television and offers special benefits.