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Leave a Legacy

Explore ways to make a gift from your will, trust, life insurance or retirement plan.

Wills and Trusts

Many supporters leave a gift to KCTS 9 in their wills or trusts to ensure programs they love will continue to bring joy and learning to future generations.

Life Insurance Policies

Naming KCTS 9 as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy could save on estate taxes.

Retirement Plans

Because of the way taxes are applied to retirement plan assets, by naming KCTS 9 as a full or partial beneficiary of your IRA, 401(k) or other qualified retirement plan, you might be able eliminate both income and estate taxes.


Cascade Public Media ("CPM") is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID: 91-1221895. Cascade Public Media, which includes KCTS 9, is currently registered with the WA Secretary of State's office under the charitable solicitation act at chapter 19.09 RCW - call 1-800-332-4483. Additional financial and other information may be obtained by contacting CPM at 1-800-937-5287 or the Secretary's office by visiting at

This site is informational and educational in nature. It is not offering professional tax, legal, or accounting advice.

For specific advice about the effect of any planning concept on your tax or financial situation or with your estate, please consult a qualified professional advisor.