Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of Classic Soul Radio can help enhance brand image and provides corporations with a unique and valued opportunity to reach a diverse segment of the American population.

Benefits of Being A Key Sponsor

  • You reach a targeted audience.
  • High visibility presence that separates your message from the rest of the pack.
  • Your brief Company Profile, with logo, and hyperlink to your web site is displaced prominently on our sponsor page.  Click to see our corporate and individual donors.
  • Clicking on your company sponsorship Ad will take the user to the URL of your choice.
  • Your sponsorship indicates that your company is concerned about the issues and causes that affect us all.
  • Your sponsorship indicates that your company believes in funding a resource that supports charitable work and is truly a worthwhile cause.
  • Your sponsorship indicates that your company believes in making the work of nonprofits more effective and efficient.
  • Your sponsorship indicates that your company is committed to diversity in its workplace.
  • Your sponsorship indicates that your company gives back to the communities where we live and work.

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Tax Benefits

You may wish to support the mission of Classic Soul Radio through planned gifts which may qualify for significant tax deductions. Giving options include Bequests, Charitable Gift Annuities, and Charitable Reminder Trusts. There are significant tax benefits afforded to individuals and corporations who make sizeable donations to nonprofit organizations such as Classic Soul Radio — a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 100% of all Net proceeds are reinvested to bring you the excellent programming you have come to love and expect, as well as used to upgrade station equipment, our infrastructure, and helps maintain our web site and server.

Whether you are an individual or corporate donor, your sponsorship dollars may be fully tax-deductible to the extent permissible by law. Please check with your tax advisor or accountant, as Classic Soul Radio is not in a position to provide tax advice.

We sincerely thank you for your consideration, generosity and contribution!

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Pledge or Renew Your Donation Online Using Your Credit Card

The ongoing programs of Classic Soul Radio are made possible by donors like you. Become a member of the Classic Soul Radio family today!

Donor contributions are our largest source of private funding. Pledge online and you save time and money and more of your contribution goes towards programming. It is the most cost effective way to support Classic Soul Radio! Click here to donate online or use our donation by mail form. Click here to view our Privacy Policy.

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Foundation Support

Classic Soul Radio relies on the generous support of foundations to support its operations and programs.

Whether you are interested in making a challenge grant, funding a portion of a ClassicSoulRadio.org program or want to support the general operating expenses of our station, Classic Soul Radio’s Development Department stands ready to discuss the many opportunities available. Please contact Matthew Okebiyi for more information at mokebiyi@classicsoulradio.org.

Supporters will receive two 15 second announcements that are broadcast during the program.

Foundations may also opt to have an alternative to a 15-second announcement.

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Matching Gifts

Ever wish you could increase your donations? You can — through your company’s matching gift program. As a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Classic Soul Radio, Inc. is eligible for many employers’ corporate matching gifts programs. Thousands of companies, small and large, have Matching Gift programs which double or even triple individual, tax-deductible contributions made by their employees. Your employer may be one of them!

The process is simple: Simply ask if your company’s HR department has a Matching Gift program. If so, obtain a matching gift form from your personnel office or matching gift coordinator, fill it out completely and mail it along with your contribution to:

Classic Soul Radio, Inc.
Attn: Matching Gift Program
P.O. Box 650-086
Fresh Meadows, NY 113654

We will notify you when your company matches your gift. It’s as easy as that! Your gift and your company’s matching contribution will help sustain Classic Soul Radio and help us continue to bring you excellent programming!

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Bequests and Estate Planning

There are many ways to create a meaningful legacy to help ensure the future of Classic Soul Radio through planned gifts, which may qualify for significant tax deductions. Giving options include bequests, charitable gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts — that may also provide tax and financial benefits to you, depending on your circumstances and objectives. To find out how you can financially benefit Classic Soul Radio, Inc. and provide a lasting legacy, please contact Matthew Okebiyi, Executive Director at mokebiyi@clasicsoulradio.org.

Learn more about Bequests & Estate Planning and help ensure the future of Classic Soul Radio.

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Donation of Appreciated Securities (Stocks)

Using securities that have gone up in value since you bought them is an excellent way to make a gift to Classic Soul Radio. In most cases you will be entitled to an income tax charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the securities on the date of the gift and will not have to report capital gain income. You may use securities to make your annual gift to Classic Soul Radio, contribute a special gift, or to fund a charitable gift annuity or charitable trust.

To assist you with the transfer of securities, please contact Matthew Okebiyi, Executive Director at: mokebiyi@classicsoulradio.org.

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Bequests Made Through Wills

A bequest is one of the easiest and most common ways for supporters to make a significant contribution to Classic Soul Radio. We are pleased to provide the following information to help you and your legal counsel as you create your estate plan.

Learn more about Bequests Made Through Wills.

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Beneficiary Designations

A beneficiary designation is the simplest way to make a legacy gift to Classic Soul Radio. When you complete your beneficiary designation form, simply name Classic Soul Radio as a full, partial or contingent beneficiary and provide our federal taxpayer identification number: 46-5384625. In addition, these gifts bypass probate and go directly to your beneficiaries.

Learn more about Beneficiary Designations.

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Retained Life Estate Gifts

Retaining the right to use your primary residence or vacation home while making a lifetime gift to Classic Soul Radio might also be a good way to accomplish your philanthropic goals, without giving up your comfort. A real estate gift in which you retain the right to use the home may provide you with valuable tax benefits, while leaving a legacy for listeners of Classic Soul Radio.

The best way to determine if this gift option would work for you is to discuss the plan with your financial advisors and contact our office for further discussion. We are ready to assist you and your counsel as you consider your objectives.

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Charitable Gift Annuities & Charitable Trusts

You may also provide generous support to Classic Soul Radio and enjoy lifetime income and significant tax benefits by establishing a charitable gift annuity or charitable trust.

Learn more about Charitable Gift Annuities & Charitable Trusts.

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