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GEM - Give Every Month

Become a GEM

One of the smartest and most convenient ways to support Idaho Public Television is to become a donor who Gives Every Month. Just set up an amount that works for you to donate each month and your support continues automatically. 

Whether you enjoy IdahoPTV on TV, online, through one of our apps or podcasts, or you benefit from the educational resources we offer, your ongoing monthly contribution as a GEM provides a steady stream of support for the services Idaho Public Television provides.  

Already a GEM? To increase your monthly contribution or update your information online, please visit Donor Connect.


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Donors who Give Every Month with an ongoing contribution to Idaho Public Television enjoy benefits that are always current. Contribute directly from your checking account (the easiest way to be a GEM!) or by using your credit/debit card.

For a donation of $5 or more per month you:

  • Enjoy uninterrupted IdahoPTV benefits and services.
  • Receive a continuous subscription to Channels magazine, IdahoPTV's monthly program guide, delivered to your mailbox.
  • Receive the new IdahoPTV Insider magazine delivered to your mailbox six times a year.
  • Gain access to IdahoPTV Passport, featuring extended on-demand access to a rich library of great public television programming and local productions.
  • Receive updates about IdahoPTV events, behind-the-scenes action and program sneak previews (via our Highlights e-newsletter).
  • Always have control over your philanthropy — you can change or stop your donation at any time.
  • Promote an eco-friendly and fiscally efficient operation by reducing paper and postage.
  • Easily keep track of monthly contributions on your bank account or card statement.
  • Provide IdahoPTV with steady and reliable funding to plan for a sustainable future!


BONUS! When you designate your contribution to automatically and securely transfer from your bank account or credit card, it reduces processing fees and enables even more of your contribution to directly benefit IdahoPTV. Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) also provide you with the convenience of uninterrupted donor benefits such as delivery of your monthly issue of Channels magazine.

To increase your monthly contribution or update your information online, please visit Donor Connect, use our Donor Services contact form or contact Donor Services at: / phone: (800) 543-6868 or (208) 373-7220.

Terms of Agreement

Your annual donation will automatically renew each year. You will continue to receive the ongoing donor benefits until you cancel. 

You can increase, decrease, or stop installment payments at any time through your online account Donor Connect, by contacting Idaho Public Television toll-free at (800) 543-6868  or at 1455 N. Orchard, Boise, ID 83706 or Installments will be ongoing until you instruct Idaho Public Television/Donor Services to change or cancel payments by calling (208) 373-7220 or (800) 543-6868 or emailing  Additionally, you can manage your donation from Donor Connect.

Installments will be processed on the second Friday of every month

Donations to Idaho Public Television may qualify for the Idaho Education Tax Credit, whether or not you itemize. Learn More about the Idaho Education Tax Credit. Always consult with your tax advisor for your specific tax situation.

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