Become a distinguished member of Friends of South Florida PBS, and you will be recognized for being a community leader whose support helps touch the lives of millions.

Your gift may be directed towards:
  • Kids & Education – Engage and educate children, parents and teachers to improve school readiness and success.
  • Arts & Culture – Broaden access to arts and culture – locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Health & Wellness – Provide unique health education that will lead to improved access and expedited diagnosis.
  • Environment – Produce environmental programming that will educate and inspire solutions.


A significant portion of our funding comes from philanthropists who understand that public television is a unique resource that helps to connect, inspire and feed curiosity.

Help us continue a legacy of trusted, valued, and essential programming for future generations.

Friends of South Florida PBS

FRIENDS OF SOUTH FLORIDA PBS - MAJOR DONOR LEVELS

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

$50,000+

  • Customized individual spot recognition
  • On-air recognition ten times monthly for one year
  • Opportunity to be recognized around program of choice
  • Personal meeting with President and CEO
  • Opportunity to tour the stations’ studios with an option of attending a live program taping
  • Donor society recognition (includes website and annual report)
  • Invitations to special events

LEADERSHIP CIRCLE

$25,000+

  • On-air recognition eight times monthly for one year
  • Opportunity to be recognized around program of choice
  • Personal meeting with President and CEO
  • Opportunity to tour the stations’ studios with an option of attending a live program taping
  • Donor society recognition (includes website and annual report)
  • Invitations to special events

STUDIO CIRCLE

$10,000+

  • On-air recognition four times monthly for one year
  • Opportunity to be recognized around program of choice
  • Opportunity to tour the stations’ studios with an option of attending a live program taping
  • Donor society recognition (includes website and annual report)
  • Invitations to special events

PRODUCER'S CIRCLE

$5,000+

  • On-air recognition monthly for one year
  • Opportunity to tour the stations’ studios with an option of attending a live program taping
  • Donor society recognition (includes website and annual report)
  • Invitations to special events

DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE

$3,000+

  • On-air recognition four times annually
  • Donor society recognition (includes website and annual report)
  • Invitations to special events

CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE

$1,500+

  • On-air recognition annually
  • Donor society recognition (includes website and annual report)
  • Invitations to special events

FRIENDS OF SOUTH FLORIDA PBS - ANNUAL GIVING SOCIETY MEMBERS

On behalf of the South Florida PBS family – board, staff, viewers and volunteers – we extend sincerest gratitude to the individuals, foundations, businesses and other charitable entities who contribute gifts of cash, securities, retirement funds, insurance policies, planned gifts and more to fuel public television.

Please join us in celebrating the following members of Friends of South Florida PBS.

The Eunice Joyce Gardiner Charitable Foundation

The Schmidt Family Foundation

The Batchelor Foundation

The Addison Hines Charitable Trust

The Kessler Family Foundation

The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation

The Fortin Foundation

The Leonard & Norma Klorfine Foundation

Josephine S. Leiser Foundation

Henri & Flore Lesieur Foundation

Sidney & Estelle Brozen Foundation

The Brunetti Foundation

Marcy & Leona Chanin Foundation

Do Unto Others Trust

Audrey Love Charitable Foundation

Corinne Maietta

Peacock Foundation

Richard Quadracci

Ben Tobin Foundation

Anthony R. Abraham Foundation, Inc.

Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation

James & Marta Batmasian

Mr. & Mrs. Fred Berens

Kerrin & Peter Bermont

David & Faten Black Foundation, Inc.

Mr. & Mrs. Irving Bolotin

Thomasina Caporella

Mark W. Cook

The Marvin H. Davidson Foundation, Inc.

Swanee & Paul J. DiMare, Sr.

Mary Sue Donohue

Alfred Downes

George T. Elmore

William B. Finneran

Florida Blue

Glasrud Family Foundation

Mr. & Mrs. Ira Harris

Lydia Harrison

Leo & Myra Mansdorf

Dr. Nicholas Perricone

David C. Prather, Esq.

Thomas Quick

Mr. & Mrs. David Rocker

Mr. & Mrs. John Scarpa

Steve & Carol Scott

In Memory of Stuart Sibley

Laurie Silvers & Mitchell Rubenstein

SunTrust Foundation

Mr. & Mrs. William Tiefel

Dorothy Usiskin

Michael Zinner, M.D.

Colin W. Brown

Francois & Sheila Brutsch

Judith Buechner

Ken & Brenda Carmel

Roberta & Harvey Chaplin

Frank Chopin & Kathleen Ford

The Clinton Family Foundation

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Connors

Leslie & Loretta Copeland Foundation

The Lowell S. Dunn & Betty L. Dunn Family Foundation, Inc.

The Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation, Inc.

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Dwares

Mr. & Mrs. Jose Fanjul

Bernie Friedman

John Fry

Sue Garcia

Mr. & Mrs. George Garfunkel

The Goldsmith Family Foundation

Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Greene

Carol Hall

Anne E. Helliwell Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Jordan

James W. Laird

Rose J. Lem

Alfred Lewis

Helga Marst Trust

Dr. M. Lee Pearce Foundation, Inc.

John H. Rau Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward

Joseph S. & Louise B. Rumbaugh Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward

Sherri Samuels

Marsha Soffer

Judge Raphael & Nancy Steinhardt

Mr. & Mrs. Dom Telesco

George & Helen Weaver

Lou & May Jean Wolff Family Foundation

Madeline & Stephen Anbinder

The Helen S. & Merrill L. Bank Foundation, Inc.

David Beckerman

Judith L. Biggs Fund

Ambassador Nancy Brinker

Calace Family Foundation

Robyne & Herbert L. Camp Charitable Foundation

Chris & Keena Clifford

Jackie Cocco

James J. Colt Foundation, Inc.

Cox Foundation

Dr. Barbara Drabkin

Olga Echevarria

Florman Family Foundation

Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Gantcher

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Gendelman The Greenfield Family Foundation, Inc.

Isenberg Family Foundation

Tom & Janet Kuzio

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Loving

Jeffrey & Rebecca Mandler

Stephen & Muffie Murray

Alan & Kathleen Newell

Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence P. Puckett, Jr.

Dr. Marylou Schimel

Ida Sebastian

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce G. Shaffner

Zoe Sindell

Snook’s Bayside Restaurant

Alfred Thomas

Joseph Weintraub Family Foundation, Inc.

Robert J. Weissman

Mr. & Mrs. Philip D. Allen

Joan & John Altwater

Amaturo Family Foundation

Helen Andrews

Sheila Anthony Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Baal

Lois Bachman

George T. Baker Foundation

Sandra K. Baker

Mr. & Mrs. John Barkett

Lydia Barnes

Mr. & Mrs. Peter Barnick

Diane Barrett

Martin Batt

Dorothy L. Battles

Phebe Bauer

Reginald R. & Jameson A. Baxter Foundation

Carole J. Behrman

Sandra Bergin

Carmen Bishopric

Blank Charitable Foundation

Ted & Judy Blount

Ernest Bogen Joanna Bratt

Oser Braun Foundation

Charles & Mary Ely Brennan

Arlene Brown

Jean Bunge

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Burkhead

Sallie & Alan Byrd

PJ Callahan Foundation

James Carpenter

Dr. Sol Center

Tim Choate

Dr. & Mrs. Robert P. Christopher Cobb Family Foundation

Doug Coffey

Philip Coviello

Irving & Marjorie Cowan Family Foundation

James T. & Lourdes Cowgill

Doug & Cindy Crocker

Dr. Charles & Laura Dale

Laura Danforth

Nancy J. Davis

Skip & Diane Day

Mr. & Mrs. Alexander Dreyfoos

Anneliese Duncan

Mary Earley

Mr. & Mrs. E. Llwyd Ecclestone

Dr. Richard A. & Sue Elias

Andrew Elisburg

Mona Endicott

Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Engelberg

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Fabrikant

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Falk

David & Beverly Feiges Foundation

Dr. Alfred & Susan Feingold

Larry & Diane Feldman

Connie & Theo Folz

Friend from Vermont

Dr. & Mrs. Raymond Gambino

Joseph Giegel

Steven R. Goldberg

Harvey Goldman

Samuel Gordon

Mr. & Mrs. George Gould

Graham Companies

Herb Gruber & Donna Lee

The Halperin Foundation

Neil & Ann B. Hammer

Harriet Harris

Christian Harrison

Hartevelt-Gomprecht Foundation, Inc. Eleanor Haydock

Grace Heising

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Herdrich

Ray & Peg Hirvonen Foundation

Bonnie Hoffman

House of Huston Foundation

Judy Hudgens

Sandra L. Huff, Ph.D. & Jeff Huff

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Jaffe

Karev Foundation

The Kasner Family Philanthropic Fund

Eleanor M. & Herbert D. Katz Family Foundation, Inc.

Daniel S. Kaufman & Timothy W. Beaver

Brian & Suzanne Keeley

Marilyn L. Kefauver

David Kimmel Foundation Victoria Kirby

Shirley Knox

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Kozloff

Marilyn Kreisberg

Peter Kulin

Jean Laragah

Roni & Joann Laskin Foundation

Robert O. Law Foundation

Louis Leibowitz Charitable Trust Margaret Lempe

Barbara C. Levin

London Family Foundation

Beth Lotspeich

Mr. & Mrs. David Mack

Mrs. David Mahoney

Lucy Maisel

Jeffrey & Rebecca Mandler

Caroline Markfield

Drs. Paul & Joan Mayer

Sandy McCarthy

McNulty Charitable Foundation

D. Richard Mead Charitable Foundation

Drs. John & Daisy Merey

Fred R. Millsaps

Millsaps Charitable Trust

Carol Halperin Minkin

Mr. & Mrs. William Moriarty

Armand Mouw

Donald F. & Barbara L. Newman Family Foundation

Patricia & Emanuel M. Papper Foundation, Inc.

Melanie Parrish

Donna Peters

Pauline Pitt

Teresa Platek

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Poisson

Daniel Ponton

Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Rapp

Esta & Lewis Ress

Sen. Nan & David Rich

Olga Robbin-Rogers

R. W. Roberts

Donald & Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation

Jane & Morton Robinson

The Rosenberg Foundation, Inc.

Mr. & Mrs. Darrell Ross

Richard Rowey & Dr. Anna Emilsdottir

Rhoda Rubin

Mr. & Mrs. Walter Rubin

Carol Russo

Susan E. Sachs Fund

Sager Family Charitable Fund

Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Schapiro

Mr. & Mrs. Dick Schmeelk

Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Schuster

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Schwartz

Danny & Judy Schwartz

Dr. Martin Segal

Don & Jeannett Slesnick

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Smigiel

Souder Family Foundation

Margot & Howard Steinberg Charitable Foundation

Mrs. Frances Stevens

Christine Stiller

Dolores Sukhdeo

J. Christine Svendsen

Glenn D. Talbot

Janice Green Tartan

Suzanne C. Tauber

Dr. Barbara O. Taylor

Jack Taylor Family Foundation

Susan O. Taylor Fund

Herbert & Francine Tobin

Mrs. Robert Traurig

Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Tripp

Ernesto Valdes

Mr. & Mrs. Leo Vecellio

Melissa White

Israel, Rose, Henry & Roberta Wiener Charitable Foundation

Theodore & Gertrude Winsberg

Mr. Robert Wright

Heather Wyser-Pratte

This recognition lists reflect gifts received between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. If you see a discrepancy please contact the Development office.

For further information and assistance with giving opportunities please contact our Development Department at 1-877-272-7867 or email development@southfloridapbs.org