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"WGBH is the gold standard in public media, and we want to support its mission."
-Christopher Connolly, Ralph Lowell Society member since 2005
 
Where passion meets philanthropy

Committed to keeping WGBH ahead of the curve, Ralph Lowell Society members have the distinction of being WGBH’s most generous annual contributors, leading the way in helping sustain WGBH as a public media resource available free to all.
 

Ralph Lowell Society Member Benefits
WGBH offers Ralph Lowell Society members exceptional benefits and privileged access to the programs and talent your generosity supports.

Friend • $1,500

  • Invitations to an array of fascinating activities throughout the year — WGBH film screenings and premiere celebrations, panel discussions, children’s events, and more
  • Access to our Ralph Lowell Society DVD Lending Library, with unlimited borrowing privileges
  • Subscriptions to WGBH publications, including Explore! The Member Guide, Sharing the Vision, and the WGBH Annual Report
  • Your choice of a special thank-you gift once a year

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Fellow • $2,500

  • All of the above
  • A docent-led, private tour of WGBH for up to 12 of your guests
  • Invitations to intimate live performances in our Fraser Performance Studio

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Sponsor • $5,000

  • All of the above
  • Behind-the-scenes experiences and cocktails with WGBH, PBS, and NPR luminaries
  • Opportunity to participate in WGBH major donor travel program

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Benefactor • $10,000

  • All of the above
  • Intimate cocktail gatherings in private homes with producers and filmmakers
  • Priority registration for WGBH-organized international tours for WGBH donors
  • On-air credit for sponsoring a day of WGBH Radio, in your name or in honor of a friend

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President’s Circle • $25,000

  • All of the above
  • Three on-air television credits with your name on a program genre of your choice, to be seen by viewers across New England
  • Opportunity to host a live concert in our Fraser Performance Studio with your guests and on-air recognition during the broadcast

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Chairman’s Circle • $50,000

  • All of the above
  • Six on-air television credits with your name on a program genre of your choice, to be seen by viewers across New England
  • Annual recognition dinner at the home of the Chair of the WGBH Board of Trustees
  • Invitations to major film festivals, unique media events, and tours
  • Small-format, seminar-style gathering with WGBH executive producer and PBS talent

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Innovator’s Circle • $100,000

  • All of the above
  • Twelve on-air television credits with your name on a program genre of your choice, to be seen by viewers across New England
  • One-time use of our Fraser Performance Studio for your private event

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Whether you are renewing your RLS membership or considering a first-time gift to WGBH, we’re here to help. Contact us at 617-300-3900, donate online, or email ralph_lowell_society@wgbh.org.

About the Ralph Lowell Society

Friend • $1,500
Fellow • $2,500
Sponsor • $5,000
Benefactor • $10,000
President's Circle • $25,000
Chairman's Circle • $50,000
Innovator's Circle • $100,000

Ralph Lowell Society Events

Throughout the year, you can enjoy opportunities to look at the programs that your significant annual support makes possible, and experience them with people who share your passion. Learn more about RLS events >

(Pictured: WGBH Trustee Lynn Bay Dayton and her husband Bruce Dayton (center), with American Experience executive producer Mark Samels, at the Freedom Riders film preview and cocktail party for RLS Benefactors and friends.)

About the RLS

Ralph LowellNamed after WGBH founder Ralph Lowell, a philanthropist who championed public broadcasting’s educational potential, the Ralph Lowell Society is the group of WGBH’s most generous annual contributors, leading the way in helping sustain WGBH as a public media resource available free to all.

Sharing the Vision

Sharing the VisionCreated especially for WGBH's closest friends, Sharing the Vision features stories about our leading supporters — why they give and the powerful impact of their philanthropy. See the latest issue >

RLS Staff

RLS staff
Front Row L-R: Jeanmarie Roberts, Tory Crnovich. Back Row L-R: Chris Reilly, Vanya Tulenko, Charlotte Porter.

Tory Crnovich
Development Assistant
victoria_crnovich@wgbh.org
617-300-3875

Charlotte Porter
Development Officer
charlotte_porter@wgbh.org
617-300-3867

Chris Reilly
Senior Development Associate
christopher_reilly@wgbh.org
617-300-3603

Jeanmarie Roberts
Event Manager
jeanmarie_roberts@wgbh.org
617-300-4202

Vanya Tulenko
Director of Major Annual Giving
vanya_tulenko@wgbh.org
617-300-3806

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