Planned Giving

Create a Legacy to Benefit
Future Generations


Since 1983, WQPT-Quad Cities PBS has utilized the outstanding instrument of public television to educate, entertain, enrich and enlighten the lives of our families, friends and neighbors in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. This important work has been made possible through the years because of loyal members and supporters like you. You can continue making our region a better place to live, learn and grow by establishing a planned gift to support the future of public television in our community.

By including WQPT in your estate plans, you make a powerful commitment to ensuring that people throughout our region have access to quality information and the important stories that educate, entertain and help make sense of our world.

You can include WQPT in your estate planning
by taking one of these steps:

Notify us of your intention to make a bequest to WQPT
Inform us that you have included WQPT in your estate through a will, living trust, or by naming WQPT a beneficiary of your retirement plan.
Establish a charitable gift annuity or other type of life income gift with WQPT.

Need Assistance?

Simply contact us online or call 309/764-2400 for additional information or assistance.


The official bequest language for WQPT is:
"I give, devise, and bequeath to the Western Illinois University Foundation, a non-profit Illinois corporation with its headquarters in Macomb, Illinois, or the legal successor thereto (insert here sum of money, portion of estate, description of property, or the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate). The same, and income thereof, to be owned, held, and used by the said Foundation for the following purpose to wit: Support WQPT Quad Cities PBS.

"If, at the time this bequest is received the Western Illinois University Foundation or at any time thereafter, the Board of Directors of said Western Illinois University Foundation determine that all or part of the income fund can no longer be utilized to best advantage for the institutional purpose designated therein, then all or any party of said income may be used for such other institutional purposes which, in the discretion of said Board of directors, shall most closely carry out my intention."