Become a PBS KVIE Sustaining Member TODAY!

What is the PBS KVIE Sustaining Program? Simply – It’s a Better Way to Give!
An automatic ongoing monthly membership, known as a sustainer, has the traditional membership benefits, but it does not need to be renewed each year, so no more renewal mail! PBS KVIE sustainers agree to make automatic ongoing monthly donations that are automatically deducted from a credit/debit card or checking account each month.

Better for YOU!

  • Save time and money.
  • Never write another check or buy another stamp to support PBS KVIE!
  • More convenient.
  • Membership is always active and skips annual cycle of pledges and renewals - no more renewal notices!
  • More control.
  • Increase, decrease, or suspend your membership donation at any time with a low monthly minimum of $5.00.

Better for PBS KVIE!

  • A dependable and ongoing funding source.
  • Ensuring PBS KVIE’s ability to air the great programs you enjoy, year after year.
  • Reduced administrative costs.
  • Helps PBS KVIE save time, money – and even the environment – at the same time!
  • Sustaining donations are a greater investment.
  • In the quality programming you expect from your public television station.

Click here or call us today at (916) 641-3500 to join the growing family of PBS KVIE members who generously give automatic ongoing monthly donations by becoming a PBS KVIE Sustainer. Enjoy all the savings and convenience of your always-active membership, so you have more time to enjoy all the programs that make PBS KVIE a valuable resource for you and everyone in your household.

Sustaining Member FAQ

You may securely update your payment information at or by calling 1-800-648-1292. Both options are secure, available 24/7 and offer the ability to convert to EFT. Please never send a credit card via email.
For security purposes, PBS KVIE keeps payment information behind a firewall, that cannot make changes to this information. In order to update the expiration date of your credit card, we will need the full card number again. You may securely update your payment information at or by calling 1-800-648-1292. Please never send a credit card via email.
You can contact one of our Donor Service representatives at or (916) 641-3500. If you email or call after business hours and leave a message please remember to leave your full name and street address so we can research your membership.
Yes, however depending on the donation level of the gift and the date of your last thank you gift; PBS KVIE may need to adjust your sustaining donation. Donors can only have one membership, so if you pledge for a $5/ month for a CD and then make another pledge for a $7/month for a DVD a few weeks part, your pledges will be merged to establish a $12/ month sustaining donation. If it has been about a year since your last thank you gift, call the PBS KVIE Donor Service representatives and let them know. Often times they are able to add a gift each year without an increase.
PBS KVIE spends a significant amount of money on thank you gifts, especially tickets. Because of the increased expense and the high risk of ticket fraud PBS KVIE cannot offer tickets to sustaining donors. Donations for tickets must be paid in full by credit card.

If you became a sustaining donor and received a thank you gift within the past year, you may convert to the one-time donation amount and pay the balance. This keeps your membership and your OnSix guide active for a full year.

If you became a sustaining donor and did not request a thank you gift, you may request to cancel your membership at any time.

PBS KVIE does not offer installments or layaway on donations. Donations are only available as a one-time gift or as an ongoing monthly sustaining gift.
Absolutely, simply call 1-800-270-6601, visit, call our Donor Service Representatives at 916-641-3500, or send in a donation by mail.
You will receive a notice in January reporting the prior year’s donations to PBS KVIE with the tax-deductible portion calculated.