How to donate to NCTV17 and support Naperville’s nonprofit TV station

One-Time Donation

NCTV17 delivers objective, fact-based, and up-to-date news coverage of the fourth largest city in Illinois. This ensures residents can make informed decisions at a local level and be connected and actively engaged in their community.



Monthly Donation

Support daily news coverage by making a monthly gift that provides a consistent, reliable income stream, allowing NCTV17 to focus more resources on our mission of informing, connecting and engaging our community! This option also helps spread your financial impact across the entire year. You may cancel or suspend your giving at any time.



Company Matching Gift

Many companies offer a matching gift program for their employees. This is an easy way to double your gift and make a greater impact for NCTV17. Ask your Human Relations department if your employer has a matching gift program and contact if you require any documentation from the station.

Planned Giving

Including NCTV17 in your estate or financial plan leaves an enduring legacy gift which will help fund the station’s critical mission of keeping our community informed, engaged, and connected by telling Naperville stories on TV and online! These planned gifts – or bequests – are donations you designate in your will, estate or trust and can come in many forms, including, but not limited to:

Gift of Securities
You can make a gift of publicly traded stocks or mutual funds to support the mission of the NCTV17.

Naming NCTV17 as a beneficiary of your Life Insurance Policy or IRA.

You can include NCTV17 in your will, estate, or trust. This will not affect your cash flow in your lifetime but will provide a meaningful legacy gift.

Charitable Remainder Trust
A charitable remainder trust is an irrevocable trust that pays you during your lifetime. The remainder is paid to NCTV17 upon your death.

Lead Trust
A lead trust is an irrevocable arrangement that provides annual gift income from the lead trust assets to NCTV17 over a period of years. At the end of that period, the remaining assets are given to non-charitable beneficiaries, usually children or grandchildren. Lead trusts are particularly appropriate for assets that are likely to appreciate substantially over the life of the trust (typically 10-20 years).

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)
A DAF is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes. If you have a donor advised fund, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to this nonprofit directly from your DAF (as long as your DAF’s sponsoring organization is participating). Click the logo below to connect to DAF DIRECT.

Please consult your financial advisor, tax accountant or attorney to determine the best way for you to give a Planned Gift.
All Planned Gifts are deeply appreciated and ensure that your legacy of supporting hyper-local civic journalism continues.

NCTV17 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization so contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our EIN is 36-3460409.

Donations By Mail

Please send your donation to:
Naperville Community Television
127 Ambassador Drive, Suite 103
Naperville, IL 60540

NCTV17 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization so contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our EIN is 36-3460409.

Contact Us
If you have questions about any of these options or would like to speak with someone about your giving, please email Jane Wernette at or call 630.355.2124.

Give With Confidence
We take our responsibility as stewards of your contributions seriously. In 2020, 84% of our total operating expenses directly supported our mission!


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