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Planned Giving

Be part of the legacy of public broadcasting through planned giving
Giving through your will
Giving Through Your Will or Trust One of the most popular ways to leave a legacy gift is through a gift in your will or trust.
Giving through your IRAThrough Your IRA Fund If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to give to AZPM and receive tax benefits in return.
Beneficiary DesignationsBeneficiary Designations Naming AZPM as a beneficiary of one of your assets, such as your retirement plan or life insurance policy, is a convenient way to ensure we can continue to serve our audience.
Charitable Gift AnnuityCharitable Gift Annuity A Charitable Gift Annuity through AZPM can give you a reliable income stream for life and significant tax savings.
Real EstateReal Estate Almost any type of real estate may be donated: undeveloped land, farms, commercial buildings, vacation homes, or your residence.
Donor Advised Fund
Donor Advised Fund Donor-advised funds are a convenient and easy way to organize your charitable intentions.

Why make a planned gift?

AZPM is committed to being a trusted source of content and educational services that foster an informed, active citizenry, civil and thoughtful conversation, and community collaboration. However, we cannot exist without your partnership. You give because you believe, as we do, in providing high-quality programming that challenges the mind and fills the soul.

Quick Reference

Important information for your planned gift
Have questions? Call us! (520) 621-3808
EIN Tax ID Number: 86-6050388
Need sample language for your will?Click here

Charles Schwab transfer instructions:
UAF Tax ID Number: 86-6050388
Account Name: University of Arizona Foundation
Schwab Account Number: 8992-3535
DTC Number: 0164
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 210109
1111 N. Cherry Ave
Tucson, AZ 85721-0109.

Help support thought-provoking, award-winning television and radio programs, inspirational classical music, student internships, and educational outreach throughout Southern Arizona with a planned gift.

Giving through your will, trust, life insurance, or retirement accounts are excellent ways to sustain AZPM for the future, enabling you to make a more profound impact than might otherwise be possible.

Your gift will qualify you to become an AZPM Legacy Society member and could entitle you to tax benefits and estate advantages.

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How do I get started?

  • Phone Senior Director of Development Enrique Aldana at (520) 621-3808-or email Enrique for additional information on bequests or to discuss the different options for including AZPM in your will or estate plan.
  • Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  • Should you wish to include AZPM in your will, the following language may assist you and your attorney: "I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath ____ (a percentage of the residue of your estate, specific dollar amount, or a specific asset such as a bank account, stock, or real estate) to The University of Arizona Foundation for the benefit of AZPM. This bequest shall be unrestricted and shall be used by AZPM for such purpose(s) and at such times(s) as the CEO of AZPM may determine in his or her sole discretion.”
  • Learn more about leaving a planned gift by watching the video below.

AZPM is an editorially independent, non-profit service of the University of Arizona, supported with your gifts through the University of Arizona Foundation.

Become a member of the Legacy Society

Leaving AZPM in your estate plans is a very meaningful gesture. To ensure that your intentions are met will you let us know if you're including Arizona Public Media in your estate plans? Your future intention - whether a specific dollar amount, percentage of your estate, a beneficiary designation of your retirement asset or life insurance, or other assets such as stock or real estate - will impact public media programs for future generations.

To receive the correct language for naming AZPM as your beneficiary and to learn how you can formalize your intention as a member of AZPM's Legacy Society please contact Senior Director of Development Enrique Aldana at 520-621-3808 or

Thank you again for your support of our mission now and into the future. Your gift and philanthropic legacy will be long remembered.

Ways to Give

We welcome the opportunity to help you explore options to ensure your gift has the most significant possible impact. Learn more about the types of legacy gifts you can make, and how to make them.

This information does not constitute legal, tax, or financial advice. It should not be a substitute for professional advice. AZPM encourages you to seek independent legal, estate planning, and financial advice before deciding on a course of action.

Meet the team

Enrique Aldana

Enrique Aldana
Senior Director of Development

Susan Koza

Susan Koza
Director of Development

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