Sustainer Central

Sustainers are so important to WBUR. That’s why we’ve put together these special quick links, just for you. Use them to update your sustaining gift, or see below for Sustainer benefits and information about contacting WBUR Membership.

Sustainer Benefits

  • Automatic sweepstakes entry into all WBUR fundraising sweepstakes*
  • Thank-you gifts – one per year, corresponding to your giving amount
  • Event access – special ticket offers to select WBUR events
  • Uninterrupted membership—automatically receive a new Member card annually
  • Annual tax receipt each January, documenting cumulative gifts for the year
  • Reduced mail –no additional renewal notices

Sustainer FAQs

Q: What does it mean to be a monthly Sustainer?
A: Monthly Sustainers give on an ongoing basis, and their donation is automatically billed each month until we are instructed to stop. Sustainers also receive a Member card each year.

Q: As a Sustainer, am I entered into sweepstakes?
A: Yes, you are automatically entered into all WBUR fundraising sweepstakes.*

Q: Am I eligible for thank you gifts?
A: Yes. If you hear of a gift that piques your interest, please call WBUR’s Membership Department at (617) 353-5755, or email us at You are eligible to receive thank-you gifts offered at a pledge level equal to your current donation. Exclusions: holiday flowers and event promotions.

Q: How can I cancel my sustaining pledge?
A: You can change or cancel your sustaining pledge at any time. Simply call WBUR’s Membership Department at (617) 353-5755.

WBUR 90.9 FM
890 Commonwealth Ave, 3rd Floor | Boston MA 02215
1 (800) 909-9287

*Sweepstakes Rules & Regulations

More Ways To Give

Employer Matching Gifts

Will your company match your gift? Find out here!

Donate Your Car

Support the programming you love by donating a vehicle to WBUR. You may qualify for a tax benefit!

Volunteer Community

Volunteering to answer phones during a pledge drive is a great way to support WBUR.

Donor Advised Fund

Make a gift to WBUR through your Donor Advised Fund.

Planned Giving: Build A Personal Legacy And Support WBUR

Explore the many ways to make a gift that will fulfill your personal and philanthropic goals—and help future generations.

Memorial Gifts, Tribute Gifts, & Gift of Membership

Make a donation in honor of or in memory of a friend or family member.