The Cornerstone Society

WABE 90.1 FM and ATL PBA are Atlanta’s leading public media providers, and Cornerstone Society members place a high value on great public media for our community. PBA’s Cornerstone Society membership begins with a $1,200 pledge* of annual support and runs year-to-date of gift.

-Personal Station tour of the PBA studios
-Subscription to Station Break e-newsletter
-Invitations to various arts and cultural events throughout Atlanta
-ATL PBA Passport – access to stream your favorite PBS show anytime, anywhere (early 2019 rollout)

PRODUCER $2,400- including previous level benefits
-Invitation to Behind the Sounds: WABE staff presentation, station tour and lunch at PBA
-A WABE tote bag signed by a WABE host (by request)

HOST $5,000- including previous level benefits
-Invitation to Host Level events with the opportunity to meet WABE and national public media personalities

DIRECTOR $10,000- including previous level benefits
-Day sponsorship of WABE’s community partner days during the radio pledge drive
-Complimentary ticket offerings to Atlanta cultural events

VISIONARY $25,000- including previous level benefits
Dinner with PBA leadership

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*Pledge fulfillment options include 1) One time, paid in full 2) Monthly sustainer, with twelve equal contributions charged to a credit card or drafted from a bank account 3) Installments- member makes a commitment by phone or email to contribute monthly or quarterly.

Concert tickets, matching-gifts, and vehicle donations are excluded from qualifying donations.

Connect with Elizabeth Spears, major gifts officer, with any questions about the Cornerstone Society by calling 678-686-0308 or emailing

Rose Scott and Kai Ryssdal, host of Marketplace, sit down for a conversation at Emory University.


Roy Blount, Jr., author, philosopher and “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” panelist joined Cornerstone Society members for lunch in Buckhead.


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