Giving

TCT 100th Birthday Challenge

Exciting news! We have been presented with a challenge and if we can inspire 100 donors to make a gift of any amount by December 31, 2019, we will receive a challenge gift of $54,000 in honor of our 100th anniversary! Would you be one of the 100 and join in the Birthday celebration? 

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What Your Donations Can Do

$25

A gift of $25 can bring a hardworking student to the theatre for the very first time.

$50

Our costume designer can sew your $50 gift into a princess's gown or a reindeer's tail.

$100

Our talented scenic designer may paint your $100 gift onto a flat canvas and create a magical castle or spooky cave.

$500

Your gift of $500 could fill the gas tank of our TCT van for one week (or maybe part of a week!) allowing them to bring the theatre directly to schools.

$1,000

Your gift of $1,000 provides a visiting artist from New York City inspire youth in TCT Academy programs.

$2,500

Your gift of $2,500 provides TCT On Tour shows for four different schools.

Benefits of Donating

Crown Jewels ($10,000 and above): The Kings and Queens’ benefits with an upgrade to a large STAR on the Standing Ovation Donor Recognition Wall at Red Bank, plus…the opportunity to serve as the Honorary Producer for one night during a TCT MainStage production. You may choose the production and will be recognized as the Honorary Producer for the evening from the stage in the curtain speech. In addition, you will receive a Season Subscription for four and an additional four complimentary tickets to the performance you produce.

Kings and Queens ($5,000 to $9,999): The Prince and Princesses’ benefits, with an upgrade to a medium STAR on the Standing Ovation Donor Recognition Wall at Red Bank, plus…four tickets to the TCT MainStage production of your choice and a backstage tour guided by Producing Artistic Director, Mr. Roderick Justice.

Princes and Princesses ($2,500-$4,999): The Dukes and Duchesses’ benefits, plus…a small STAR on the Standing Ovation Donor Recognition Wall at Red Bank recognizing your family or company.

Dukes and Duchesses ($1,000-$2,499): The Earls and Countesses’ benefits, plus…a seat in the Ralph and Patricia Showtime Stage Theater on Red Bank Road named after your family or company.

Earls and Countesses ($500-$999): The Lords and Ladies’ benefits, plus…four complimentary tickets to the Showtime Series production of your choice at Red Bank.

Lords and Ladies ($250-$499): The Knights’ benefit, plus…a 10% discount on one TCT Academy Class Semester or Summer Camp.

Knights ($100-$249): A listing on the Royal Supporter page of the TCT MainStage Playbills.

Ways to Donate

There are many ways of donating!

 

  • One-Time Monetary Gifts: Every dollar truly makes a difference, so please give what you can!
  • Pledge Payments: Another gift option is to make a pledge payable at a later date or in a series of instalments. You can specify if and when you would like to be reminded to pay your pledge.. 
  • Stock Gifts: We gladly accept gifts of appreciated stock, an option that gives you a tax write-off while saving you capital gains tax.
  • Raise the Curtain: If you are interested in contributing to the success of the Capital Campaign
  • Planned Giving: Make The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati part of your will or estate plans, and leave a legacy! 
  • Matching Gifts: Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching program, please contact your human resources or corporate giving department. If applicable, request a matching gift form from your employer; complete, sign and return it with your gift. We will do the rest
  • Corporate Sponsorships

For more information on any of our ways to donate please email Mary Wright or call 513.569.8080 x14.

 

Sometimes it's the little things...

Like Jack and his magic beans, great things can come from small beginnings. Your gift to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, no matter the size, works a lot like Jack’s beans opening a portal to the unexpected and the wonderful through enchanting works of theatre for the children, schools, and families of our community.

Please consider a gift to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. This year, more than ever, we are depending on contributions from people like you – people who support our children and our community, and believe in the power of the arts to enrich lives.

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