Beneficiary Designations

Naming Detroit Public TV as a beneficiary of your financial accounts, retirement assets or life insurance is an effective and efficient way to support the future of public television in our community. Making a gift through a beneficiary designation is a simple and convenient three-step process.

  • Contact your financial institution, retirement plan administrator or life insurance company and request a beneficiary designation form.
  • Complete the form to designate Detroit Public TV as a primary or contingent beneficiary of your assets. (The tax-identification number for Detroit Public TV is 38-1440200.)
  • Return the form to your financial institution, retirement plan administrator or life insurance company and then contact Detroit Public TV to share the wonderful news!


A beneficiary designation can also help avoid the expenses and possible delays that can be experienced with the probate process.

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Or for personal support, contact:
Edward Davis II
248-305-3806
edavis@dptv.org
Please consult with your professional advisor on the full impact of your charitable giving on you financial and/or legal circumstances.