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All contributions to the Television Academy Foundation are tax deductible.

There are many ways to contribute:

  • Credit Card, PayPal, or Check
    Make a donation by going in our secure online site. Please click here to make a donation online. For income tax purposes, your gift or pledge payments are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Gifts or pledge payments may be made by cash, check, or credit card.
  • Pledges
    Pledges may be made to the Television Academy Foundation in support of current fund raising campaigns. Pledges traditionally extend over a two to three year period. Start with the Foundation Giving form. When you contact us, you may specify the length of the pledge period, the frequency of payments and the method of payment.
  • Appreciated Securities
    You may achieve significant tax savings by making a gift or pledge payment of stocks or other capital assets that have appreciated in value.
  • Planned Giving
    Donors may wish to consider giving through such vehicles as life insurance, bequests, testamentary gifts or charitable trusts. Planned giving can be a way of reducing or avoiding estate and inheritance taxes. We encourage you to speak with your financial planner when considering any type of planned giving.
  • Gifts-In-Kind
    We are pleased to receive gifts of certain goods or services, which may provide a budgetary savings to the Television Academy Foundation or fulfill a particular programmatic need. Since the Academy does not assign a monetary value to gifts-in-kind, we recommend that you consult your tax advisor to explore the tax benefits specific to your gift.
  • Tributes
    Contributions can be given in honor or memory of individuals. Tribute gifts can be given to honor special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, or can be given to honor the memory of a loved one or friend.

"To Educate, Inspire and Preserve"

The Television Academy Foundation utilizes the resources and membership of the Television Academy to develop and sponsor educational and archival programs addressing a variety of issues including career guidance, student achievement, personal skill development, diversity, and the documentation of television's evolution. The Foundation is a non-profit organization with the primary focus to use the history, artistry and resources of television to preserve our past for posterity and to guide those who will be our future. One of the many goals of the Foundation is to generate philanthropic support from the community to help ensure that the programs and activities of the Foundation will be adequately funded. Current programs supported through the Television Academy Foundation include:

The Television Academy Foundation is sincerely grateful for the generous support of our donors. Your assistance and support will help fulfill our mission by providing programs and resources to the entire community.

Donor Recognition Categories and Opportunities for Corporate or Individual Participation

Founders $1,000,000 +
Benefactor $250,000 to $999,999
Patron $100,000 to $249,999
Sponsor $25,000 to $99,999
Associate $5,000 to $24,999
Friends Under $4,999

For further information, please contact:
Karla Loor Kitchel
Director of Strategic Partnerships & Marketing
Television Academy Foundation

5220 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Phone: (818) 754-2801

Click here to view the Donor's Bill of Rights