The Indiana Public Radio Heritage Society

Preserve the voice of independent radio for generations to come

Many IPR members say they derive great satisfaction from their annual membership and would like to do more. Include IPR in your will, trust or general estate plans. Complement your annual giving and continue your gift past a lifetime. Your support will propel your power of giving far into the future.

How can I create a legacy gift for IPR?
Our guide to planned giving will help you explore the many options available to create a philanthropic strategy tailored to meet your unique needs.

Charter Membership
Please remember IPR in your will, trust or general estate plans and let us know when you do. Those who join anytime in 2013 will be specially recognized as charter members of the IPR Heritage Society.


Joe and Carol Trimmer

If you spark a conversation with Carol Trimmer, chances are she’ll enlighten you with an interesting piece of information she learned from programs on Indiana Public Radio (IPR) like BBC World Service or Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! No matter where she is in the state or country, Carol is able to connect and relate to others about the information being broadcasted on IPR. (Read the Trimmers’ story)


Waldo and Louisa Beebe

Waldo and Louisa Beebe wanted to provide for their grandchildren by creating a charitable lead trust. Beebe and his late wife, Louisa, included Indiana Public Radio as a recipient of a portion of the trust’s annual distribution to Ball State University.  (Read the Beebes’ story)


For more information at no obligation call Genet Soule, IPR membership development coordinator, 800.646.1812, or

Phil Purcell, Ball State University Foundation, vice president for planned giving and endowment stewardship, 888.235.0058

You may also wish to consult with your professional advisors on how you can benefit.