Sustaining Membership

Sustaining Membership is an easy and efficient way for you to support the programs you rely on and cherish. 

Sustaining Members make an ongoing, monthly contribution through secure, automatic monthly payments from your credit card, debit card, bank account, or ISU, UNI, or U of I payroll deduction.  Best part:  you’ll no longer have to remember “renewal” dates.

Sustaining Members enjoy these benefits:

  • Uninterrupted IPR Member status — your membership automatically renews each year.
  • The convenience of regular contributions with the flexibility of making changes at any time.
  • The satisfaction of making your contribution go further to support IPR.
  • No more letters asking you to renew.
  • Postage, paper and administrative cost savings — putting more of your contribution into the news and music you value.
  • A subscription to our members-only email newsletter Connections that’s packed with news about your favorite programs and hosts, early notice about IPR events, and special members-only offers.
  • Opportunity to request a thank-you gift each January.
  • A new IPR Membercard which gives you two-for-one savings all over Iowa at some of your favorite restaurants, museums or cultural attractions. 

You can change your credit card or other payment method at any time by contacting the Membership team at 1-800-861-8000 or

IPR Sustaining Membership FAQ's

Q: Am I automatically renewed every year?
A: Yes,  the sustainer giving program is an ongoing monthly donation plan - which means we'll continue to deduct money from your account until you let us know to stop or change it.

Q: How can I change or cancel my plan?
A: Easy as pie! Shoot us an email or give us a call at 1-800-861-8000.

Q: I love the thank-you gifts! Do I get one each year?
A: Yes! Every January we'll send you your tax letter, plus instructions on how to choose a new MemberCard (for donors $10/month or more) and your yearly thank-you gift. If you're listening to a pledge drive during the year, and you really don't want to wait until January to choose your gift, go ahead and email us and we'll be happy to send you your gift early.

Q: I would like to change the credit card number attached to my membership, how do I do that?
A: You can update your information by contacting the Membership team at 1-800-861-8000 or