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The WNED Foundation exists to benefit and enhance the high quality programming and services provided by Buffalo Toronto Public Media (BTPM). Thus, benefactors are essential in helping us to enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate people of all ages and backgrounds throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario.

The WNED Foundation honors all of our friends and members who plan for Buffalo Toronto Public Media's (BTPM) future with a gift by will, living trust, charitable trust, life insurance policy or retirement account, or retained life estate.

Foundation gifts assure support of BTPM in your memory for many, many years to come. Entrusted to our Foundation, these gifts become part of a permanent funding source specifically designed to ensure that public broadcasting is available for future generations with the equity and quality you have come to love from BTPM.

This site was created to provide you with information about the WNED Foundation to help you in creating an estate plan that best benefits you, your family, and the power of public broadcasting.

For additional information, please contact Lisa LaTrovato, Sr. Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving at 716.845.7031 or

The information provided on these pages is not to be used as a guide to your estate planning. Please consult your certified estate planner or tax advisor before drafting any legally binding documents or estate plans.