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As a member, your contribution makes possible MPT's mission to produce and distribute quality educational, informational, and cultural television programs that enrich the lives of the people of Maryland and the nation.

Your contribution makes a difference:

• for children.
MPT devotes 25% of its broadcast hours to non-violent, commercial-free children's programs.

• for education.
From preschool through college, MPT provides learning opportunities on-air and online.

• for our region.
MPT's productions such as State Circle, Direct Connection and Outdoors Maryland focus on people, places, environment, history and issues of critical interest to our region - programs found nowhere but MPT.

Member benefits

With a donation of $35 or more, you’ll become an MPT member and receive a year’s free subscription to the MPT Program Guide.

An annual donation of $60 or more (or an ongoing sustaining donation of $5/month or more) provides access to MPT Passport, an extended library of on-demand PBS and MPT programming, along with the MPT Program Guide.

A Sustaining Membership is the easiest way to support the programs you enjoy. It offers the convenience of automatic renewal and monthly payments, while providing MPT one of its most dependable revenue sources.

If you prefer not to donate online, simply print out a membership form to mail to MPT.

Update your membership

If you need to update your payment monthly payment method or to increase your monthly donation amount, please click the link above. You may also call 800-522-8915 to speak to a Member & Viewer Services team member.

Thank You Gift Return/Refund Policy

Only unused and unopened thank you gifts can be returned within 60 days of shipment. Upon receipt of the return, Member Services will send a new/corrected thank you gift or issue a partial credit deducting basic annual membership. Please contact our Member & Viewer Services team with any questions at or 410-581-4292.

Mail List Exchange Policy

At MPT, we respect your right to privacy. To opt out of mail list exchanges with other nonprofits similar to MPT, please contact member services at 410-581-4292 or 800-522-8915.



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