Leadership Circles
Enjoy the benefits of being a major investor in public media by becoming a KCET Leadership Circle member.

KCET's Leadership Circle members are major investors in KCET. More important, they are our counselors and ambassadors. They enable KCET to expand its vision of excellence, to develop new programs, and to employ cutting-edge telecommunications technologies to find innovative ways of better serving southern and central California residents.

Leadership Circles

To join one of our Leadership Circles,
please call:
Nancy Rishagen
Executive Vice President of Development
at (323) 953-5429
or email: nrishagen@kcet.org

There are many valuable benefits available to you at various donation levels. Discover which level is right for you.

 
Investor's Circle $1,500 - 2,499
  • Invitations to events that are open only to Leadership Circle members, such as On the Inside premiers, studio tours, and receptions with KCET and PBS producers and personalities, plus occasional live tapings. Past guests have included Gwen Ifill, Tavis Smiley, Ken Burns, Jim Lehrer and Huell Howser as well as children's favorites like Elmo and Curious George.
  • Complimentary invitations to concerts, performances and special events with partnering cultural institutions such as UCLA, L.A. Phil, the Hollywood Bowl, Disney Hall, the Skirball, and the Geffen Playhouse.
  • Complimentary Center Theatre Group Passport offering 50% off theatre tickets, periodic special ticket offers and the opportunity to purchase advance tickets for the KCET Cinema Series.
  • 10,000 Frequent Flyer Miles on American or United Airlines, upon request.
  • KCET microfleece jacket, upon request.
  • Thank you acknowledgment in KCET's ViewPoint publication.
 
Creator's Circle $2,500 - 4,999

All of the above plus:

  • Two complimentary passes to a KCET Cinema Series film screening at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica (summer), the Landmark Westside Pavilion (fall) or the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood (spring and fall) or Palm Desert (fall), subject to availability.
  • Complimentary magazine subscription (upon request)*
  • 2,500 additional Frequent Flyer miles (12,500 total) on American or United Airlines, upon request.
 
Partner's Circle $5,000 - 9,999

All of the above plus:

  • On-Air Recognition: Your name with 3 other Partners Circle members will be included in spots that air five times (5) during KCET's regular programming.
  • Opportunities to bring guests to Leadership Circle only private events such as KCET production premiers and special receptions.
  • 2,500 additional Frequent Flyer miles (15,000 total) on American or United Airlines, upon request.
 
Sponsor's Circle $10,000 - 24,999

All of the above plus:

  • On-Air Recognition: Your name only for five (5) KCET spots to read "Programs on KCET are made possible in part by (Your Name)". You may wish to honor or pay tribute to someone else in this on-air time.
  • 5,000 additional Frequent Flyer miles (20,000 total) on American or United Airlines, upon request.
  • Four complimentary passes to KCET Cinema Series film screening, subject to availability.
  • Complimentary use of KCET's facilities for private parties or meetings in the Auditorium or Historic Little Theatre, pending availability.
 
Director's Circle $25,000 - 49,999

All of the above plus:

  • Additional On-Air Recognition: Your name only for a total of twenty-five (25) spots to read "Programs on KCET are made possible in part by (Your Name)". You may wish to honor or pay tribute to someone else in this on-air time.
  • 5,000 additional Frequent Flyer miles (25,000 total) on American or United Airlines, upon request.
  • A premium table for 8 at one of KCET's exclusive On the Inside events for Leadership Circle donors.
  • Six complimentary passes to a KCET Cinema Series film screening plus a private viewing for 6 in the exclusive Green Room for the spring or fall KCET Cinema Series at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, subject to availability.
 
Producer's Circle $50,000 - 74,999

All of the above plus:

  • Additional On-Air Recognition: Your name only for a total of seventy-five (75) spots to read "Programs on KCET are made possible in part by (Your Name)". You may wish to honor or pay tribute to someone else in this on-air time.
  • 5,000 additional Frequent Flyer miles (30,000 total*) on American or United Airlines, upon request.
  • One-on-one lunch at KCET Studios with producers and executives.
 
President's Circle $75,000 - 99,999

All of the above plus:

  • Additional On-Air Recognition: Your name only for a total of one hundred and fifty (150) spots to read "Programs on KCET are made possible in part by (Your Name)". You may wish to honor or pay tribute to someone else in this on-air time.
  • An opportunity to join KCET's President for a private dinner.
 
Visionary Circle $100,000 and up

All of the above plus:

  • Additional On-Air Recognition: Your name only for a total of two-hundred and fifty (250) spots to read "Programs on KCET are made possible in part by (Your Name)". You may wish to honor or pay tribute to someone else in this on-air time.
 

Please Note: Your charitable gift donation will be adjusted based on the Fair Market Value of any goods and services received. At the time of donation, the donor receives a tax receipt stating the Fair Market Value of any such goods or services.

* Airline restrictions apply. 30,000 maximum Frequent Flyer miles per calendar year.