Cornerstone Society

Three Cornerstone Society members stand side by side, smiling for the camera.
Two Cornerstone Members at an event with NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg. |   Photo Credit: Sophie Broz

Play a leadership role in the future of St. Louis Public Radio.

Cornerstone Society members support the station’s annual operations and enable innovative new projects with generous annual contributions of $1,200 or more.

This active group of engaged donors comes together frequently with station leaders, news and program staff to discuss ideas and issues of current concern. At a variety of private events, you can share thoughts with other Cornerstone Society members and talk with local and national public radio hosts and reporters.

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Ways to Support

In addition to the advantages of a standard St. Louis Public Radio membership, Cornerstone Society members receive distinct benefits at each level of support.

Cornerstone Society Contact
Kiriana Mack-Hansen

Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts

(314) 516-7482

kmackhansen@stlpublicradio.org

Cornerstone Member $1,200

  • Honored by name in the STLPR Annual Report, on the STLPR website and on the digital donor displays at STLPR studios in Grand Center
  • Invitations to the annual Cornerstone Society General Manager’s Update event
  • Invitations to tour STLPR studios and building in Grand Center
  • Invitations to Cornerstone Society events to meet public radio celebrities
  • Advance notification of STLPR events and the opportunity to secure tickets prior to the general public
  • Rental of the 2nd floor Plaza Patio overlooking the Public Medic Commons – exclusively available to Cornerstone Society members

Cornerstone Patron $2,400

In addition to the benefits above:

  • Advance notification for Cornerstone Society special offers and events
  • Behind-the-scenes viewings of live local programs such as St. Louis on the Air to meet producers, hosts and guests
  • Join fellow Patron members and the General Manager at luncheons where you can share your views and opinions and learn about station news and future goals
  • Invitation to record your own personal testimonial message in support of STLPR

Cornerstone Leader $5,000

In addition to the benefits above:

  • A dedicated staff member will answer your questions and provide personal assistance for all of your St. Louis Public Radio needs
  • From time to time, you’ll be invited to join staff members as their guests at St. Louis area cultural events

Cornerstone Visionary $10,000

In addition to the benefits above:

  • Annual lunch or dinner with Visionary donors and station leadership to talk about the station’s future goals and plans
  • Enjoy backstage visits or private book signings with visiting public radio celebrities

Carl Kasell Circle $25,000

In addition to the benefits above:

  • Honored by name at the annual Cornerstone Society General Manager’s Update and the STLPR annual dinner
  • One-on-one lunch/dinner with the General Manager to discuss your giving goals and new projects of personal interest to you