Business Circle


Local businesses: support Detroit’s public radio station and get mentioned on-air!

Being a partner of WDET provides high profile branding for your company while giving you visibility as a supporter of public radio, generating traffic and new customers for your business.

See a list of current Business Circle Members.

Donate early to get your mentions on our next Fundraiser! Mentions will be once per day prior to, during, and following the fundraiser. Click here to donate.

Business Circle Memberships are ideal for companies looking to support public radio and get a little bit of airtime as well. Starting at just $600, business names will be read once per day before, during and after our next Fundraiser. Company information with a link to your website will be listed on

In addition to the listing, you’ll also receive the following benefits at these levels:


Daily mentions before, during and after our next Fundraiser (19 days total)

  •  Your company name with link to your website listed on for 6 months


Daily mentions for both Spring & Fall Fundraisers (38 days total)

  • Your company name with link to your website listed on for one year
  • Participate in a Business Circle Challenge during one on-air fundraiser
  • AND a year of Leadership Circle membership at the Catalyst level, including:
    • record your own on-air testimonial to inspire other businesses
    • invitations to exclusive WDET events, including opportunities to meet local and national public radio personalities
    • a private tour of WDET (by arrangement)
    • select event pre-sale opportunities

Only the name of your business will be read on air. Businesses will be aired at various times from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. We are not able to guarantee when business names will be announced. To join the Business Circle, make your donation here. Following your gift submission, you will receive a survey via email for confirmation and details of your membership. If you have questions, please call Member Services at (313) 577-4550.

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If you prefer more choice about when and how your business is presented on air, please consider becoming a WDET Sponsor. Learn more at

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