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GBH Beacon Circle

Welcome to the GBH Beacon Circle

An investment in GBH is an investment in community, cultural diversity and the power of public media to connect us all. To bring you closer to the programming that keeps you informed, connected and inspired, we welcome you to the Beacon Circle, a community for GBH's most generous and closest supporters giving $2,400 or more annually.

As a GBH Beacon Circle patron, you can meet and engage with celebrated public media leaders, producers and filmmakers; enjoy exclusive arts and culture events and gain special access to select GBH events. Join us and light the way forward to a brighter future for GBH.

Patron Levels and Benefits

All GBH Beacon Circle supporters enjoy all membership benefits, including GBH Passport, the EXPLORE GBH magazine, and invitations to the GBH Insight Panel, as well as the additional perks detailed below.

  • Patrons

    Starting at $200 per month

    Your Patron level gift is a beacon of hope that helps GBH chart its path into the future.
    • Attend private receptions and concerts at GBH Studios.
    • Enjoy exclusive invitations to film screenings and discussions.
    • Experience some of the Commonwealth’s finest arts and cultural institutions in new ways.
    • Gain insider access to GBH.
  • Benefactors


    Your Benefactor level support is critical to ensuring that GBH’s free, trusted programs and services can inspire the next generation of public media lovers to pursue their dreams. Enjoy all the benefits of Patrons and…
    • Hear directly from our executive producers at the annual GBH Producers Briefing.
    • Mark a special occasion or honor a friend or relative with a day of recognition on GBH 89.7 or Classical CRB 99.5.
  • Innovators


    As a donor at the highest level, you ensure that GBH’s programs and services continue to shine brightly long into the future. Enjoy all the benefits of Patrons and Benefactors and…
    • As an Innovator, your experience with GBH will be customized to your interests.
    • Attend a private reception with GBH’s CEO and Board of Trustees
    • Be recognized on GBH 2, both on broadcast and livestream of the programming genre of your choice.

  • Beacon Circle events are incomparable. Find out for yourself and join us!
  • Beacon Circle supporters hear first about who’s who and what’s next at GBH with our monthly Spotlight email. Take a peek at some of the latest GBH stories.

Donate Today

Joining the Beacon Circle or renewing your annual membership with a gift of $2,400 or more is easy! Securely donate online here. Alternatively, all gifts made by check can be mailed to:

GBH Beacon Circle
PO Box 412857
Boston, MA 02241-2857

For more information about gifts via stock, donor-advised fund or IRA, contact the Beacon Circle Concierge Line (617-300-3900 or beacon_circle@wgbh.org) and our team will be more than happy to help you navigate your options.

Connect With Us

We look forward to welcoming you into the GBH Beacon Circle. For more information, please call the Concierge Line at 617-300-3900 or send us an email at Beacon_Circle@wgbh.org.

Beacon Circle Committee

  • Renee Inomata, Ex-Officio
  • Holly Muson, Chair
  • Ann Fudge, Ex-Officio
  • Jane Alpers
  • Michael Barza
  • Francis E. Chin
  • Jeffrey Cho
  • Ingrid B. Chung
  • Sally W. Currier
  • John J. Doyle Jr.
  • Janet B. Fitzgibbons
  • Edna Kaplan
  • Henry Kay
  • Marilyn K. Kucharski
  • Elizabeth Lawler
  • Karen S. Levy
  • William A. Lowell
  • Kent Lundberg
  • Oscar F. Malcolm
  • Stacey L. Marino
  • Lisa McDonough
  • Ellen Nussbaum
  • Monica O'Neil
  • Heather Parsons
  • Melinda Alliker Rabb
  • Elizabeth A.W. Rogers
  • Gloria Rose
  • Ralph Sheridan
  • Karen Sirkin
  • Cynthia L. Strauss
  • Bernadine Tsung
  • David Weisner