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Leadership Circle

KQED's Leadership Circle members are entitled to benefits at each of the following leadership levels:

For Annual Contributions of $150+

All Basic Membership benefits, and:

  • KQED Member Events -- advance notice of free KQED member-only special exhibition viewings and other events with Bay Area cultural institutions.

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For Annual Contributions of $250+

All the preceding, and:

  • KQED New Season Preview and Screening -- a sneak peek at the new season, featuring clips from upcoming documentaries, specials and series.
  • Leadership Circle Pledge Events -- answer phones with fellow Leadership Circle members and enjoy dinner from one of San Francisco's fine restaurants.
  • Leadership Circle Hotline -- direct-line access to a KQED Membership Department staff representative.

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For Annual Contributions of $365+

All the preceding, plus:

  • Meet the Producers -- meet with the producers and hosts of some of KQED's own programs such as This Week in Northern California and Forum.
  • Guest Lecture -- a special presentation by a public broadcasting personality.

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For Annual Contributions of $500+

All the preceding, plus:

  • Personal Recognition -- list your name in the KQED Annual Report (optional).
  • Premiere Screenings and Tours -- advance viewings of new public broadcasting programs, plus special studio tours and receptions with well-known public broadcasting personalities such as Ken Burns, Sylvia Poggioli, Terry Gross, and Scott Simon.

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For Annual Contributions of $750+

All the preceding, plus:

  • Guest Privileges -- you may invite two guests to a private Leadership Circle event.

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For Annual Contributions of $1,000+

All the preceding, plus:

  • Borrowing Privilege -- one-time use of Signal Society's Lending Library of PBS signature series and NPR special presentations.

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Members who make an annual gift of $1,500 or more are offered additional benefits as members of KQED's Signal Society.

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