Trinity Rep’s largest source of annual support comes from people like you. Making a gift to our Annual Fund ensures Trinity Rep can fulfill our mission of being our community’s public square.
There are many ways to join the growing family of Trinity Rep supporters. The staff at Trinity Rep is happy to assist you with whatever method of giving is best for you.
For assistance with installments, matching gifts, or honor/memorial gifts, please contact Jen Canole at (401) 453-9234 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For assistance with gifts of stock, or legacy or endowment giving, contact Jen Canole at (401) 453-9234 or email@example.com.
Gifts of Cash
The easiest and most common way to support the work of Trinity Rep is with a gift of cash to our Annual Fund. You can give securely online by clicking here or mail a check to:
201 Washington St.
Providence, RI 02903
Let us make things easier for you. Spread your pledge payments out over the course of a season, or simply make an automatic gift every month. You tell us when to start and stop, and we will take care of the rest. Sustaining gifts are an easy way to increase your impact without breaking the bank.
Does your employer match gifts? If so, they could double or even triple your support of Trinity Rep. And, because Trinity Rep credits all matching gifts to their initiating donor, you would get the increased visibility and benefits associated with the higher level of giving.
More than 1,000 companies match donations made to Trinity Rep by their employees. Check with your employer’s human resources department to find out whether you can make your gift go even further.
Gifts in Honor Of
Looking for a meaningful gift for an avid theatergoer or arts lover? A gift to Trinity Rep in honor or memory of a loved one or friend is a special surprise sure to bring a smile to their face.
All gifts are recognized with an acknowledgement letter to the recipient and are acknowledged in a special section of our playbill for the duration of the season.
Honor gifts can be made securely online. Simply include your honoree’s name and contact information in the special notes section of the online gift form.
Gifts of Appreciated Stock
Did you know that transferring gifts of appreciated stock to Trinity Rep could give you substantial tax advantages? Capital gains on the amount of appreciation are avoided, and you receive a tax deduction for the stock’s full market value at the time of transfer. When you are ready to make the transaction, we ask that your broker transfer the securities to our Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated NFS account. Trinity Rep’s account number is 7GN-02125, DTC number is 8862 via Merrill Lynch. Trinity Rep’s tax identification number is 22-2547262.
QUALIFIED CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION FROM YOUR IRA
You saved well and now you are well-provided for in your retirement. Instead of taking your IRA earnings as income, you can make a gift from that account to Trinity Rep and achieve tax savings at the same time. If you are 70 ½ years or older, you can transfer funds from your IRA by making a qualified charitable distribution to Trinity Rep. Contact your plan administrator to ask them to direct a gift to Trinity Rep, tax identification number 22-2547262.
DISTRIBUTION FROM A DONOR ADVISED FUND
An increasingly popular method of charitable giving, a donor-advised fund (DAF) can be an easy and flexible way to manage your giving and help you achieve your strategic philanthropic goals. Want an artful way to put your donor advised fund dollars to work? Log into your account or contact your plan administrator to recommend a grant to Trinity Rep, tax identification number 22-2547262.
In addition to gifts to our Annual Fund, you can also make your impact by joining our Stanzler Society through a Legacy Gift or give to our Endowment to ensure Trinity Rep is here for generations to come.
Make a commitment today that can benefit the theater forever. Participating in our legacy programs helps ensure that Trinity Rep’s productions and education programs will go on for generations to come.
To discuss including Trinity Rep in your estate plans or to learn more about the various ways that you can make a legacy gift, please contact Jen Canole at (401) 453-9234 or firstname.lastname@example.org or read more.
Click here for more information on Legacy Giving.
Gifts to our endowment benefit Trinity Rep forever. Carefully managed by our friends at The Rhode Island Foundation, Trinity Rep’s endowment operates as a permanent savings and investment account, providing a reliable source of income and allowing us to take the artistic risks that make us Trinity Rep.
More than a dozen funds comprise our endowment. You may direct a gift of any size to any of them or contact us for details about establishing your own named fund. To discuss creating your own named fund for Trinity Rep or to learn more about giving to our endowment, please contact Jen Canole at (401) 453-9234 or email@example.com or click here to learn more about endowments.
Tangible Items (Clothing, Furniture, etc)
From time to time, Trinity Rep will accept donations of gently used and clean vintage clothing, furniture, and home goods. If you have an item that you are interested in donating to the theater, please contact the appropriate person below. Due to storage limitations, we can no longer accept in-kind donations that have not been approved in advance. Trinity Rep will not be held responsible for payment of costs related to the donation, such as legal and appraisal fees or any transfer costs. Please note that Trinity Rep will not accept donations of fur coats or accessories, or items with fur trim.
Contacts for pre-approval:
For clothing: Amanda Downing-Carney at (401) 521-1100, x287
For furniture/home goods: Michael Getz at (401) 521-1100, x240
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