KCPW is listener-supported public radio. Listener contributions are our largest and most important source of funding. There are many ways to contribute to KCPW: become a member, volunteer, or become a program underwriter.

KCPW depends on your support to bring you high quality local, national and international news and information programs. These are programs you’ve come to rely on, including BBC news, The Takeaway, Marketplace, specials and documentaries from around the world and exclusive local interviews and features.

Please consider the following opportunities:

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Pledge Online

We depend on contributions and support from listeners to stay on air. Make a pledge and support KCPW today!
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Vehicle Donation

You can donate your vehicle to KCPW via Vehicles for Charity.  Instead of selling, trading or storing your vehicle, you can make a donation and receive a tax deduction. Click here to find the online form,  or you may call 1-800-833-3006 or 1-866-628-2277 to complete your donation. It is simple and easy. Vehicles for Charity […]

Become an Underwriter

Learn more about becoming a KCPW underwriter.

KCPW Underwriters

Thank you to all of our underwriters! See a complete list here.


Our volunteers are a valued part of KCPW and help keep the public in public radio. Join us at the next pledge drive!
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Amazon Smile

Support public radio with your online shopping. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.  
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Gifts of Stock

A gift of appreciated stock generally offers a two-fold tax savings. First, you avoid paying any capital gains tax on the increase in value of the stock. In addition, you receive an income tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift. Subtracting the tax savings from […]


Interested in supporting KCPW? Find answers to common questions about how you can support the station here.