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How to Give

There are a variety of methods for donating to Ballet Austin. Click below to learn more. Don’t see your preferred method, or have additional questions?  Please contact Brooke Holmes, Associate Director of Individual Giving, at brooke.holmes@balletaustin.org or 512.476.9151, ext. 114.

ONLINE

The easiest option! You will receive and email confirmation and a printed tax receipt.

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CHECK

Thanks for considering a gift! Please click the button above for the Downloadable Donation Form, which you can include with your payment.

Please make checks payable to Ballet Austin and mail to:

Ballet Austin

Attn: Development Office

501 West 3rd Street

Austin, TX 78701

PHONE

Thanks for considering a gift! Though our office is physically closed, Ballet Austin staff is working remotely and taking calls. Please call Brooke Holmes, Associate Director of Individual Giving, at 512.476.9151, ext. 114 for assistance.

CORPORATE OR EMPLOYER GIFT MATCHING

Multiply the impact of your gift by participating in your employer’s gift matching program. Reach out to your HR department for specific details.

Want to submit your Ballet Austin donation to your company match program? You will need to show documentation of your gift. Use your acknowledgement letter for your submission.

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you will receive your acknowledgement letter as an emailed PDF. If you need a hard copy for submission, just let us know by contacting, Cassidy Schulze, Development Administrator, at cassidy.schulze@balletaustin.org.

TRANSFER OF STOCK

Thank for considering a gift! Electronic delivery of stock shares is the fastest and most secure way to make this type of donation.

Please provide your broker with the following information to initiate a stock transfer:

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

DTC Clearing #0164, Code 40

Account number 1318-9473

Phone:  (512) 474-6657  Fax:  (512) 474-8871

Legal Name: Ballet Austin, Incorporated

If you have questions about making a stock transfer, please contact Brooke Holmes, Associate Director of Individual Giving, at brooke.holmes@balletaustin.org or 512.476.9151, ext.114.

WIRE TRANSFER

Thanks for considering a gift! Please contact Brooke Holmes, Associate Director of Individual Giving, at brooke.holmes@balletaustin.org or 512.476.9151, ext. 114 for wire transfer instructions.

DONOR ADVISED FUND

Thanks for considering a gift! Here are the details you need to make a gift from your donor advised fund:

Official legal name: Ballet Austin, Inc.

Federal EIN number: 74-6060386

Mailing address:

501 W. 3rd Street

Attn: Development Department

Austin, TX 78701

 

If you require additional information, please contact Brooke Holmes, Associate Director of Individual Giving, brooke.holmes@balletaustin.org or 512.476.9151, ext. 114

IRAs

Thanks for considering a gift! IRA distributions qualify as charitable contributions and count toward your required minimum distributions (RMD).

Donors who are 70½ may use their IRA to make qualified charitable contributions. In addition to the benefits of giving to charity, a qualified charitable distribution excludes the amount donated from taxable income. Keeping your taxable income lower may reduce the impact to certain tax credits and deductions, including Social Security and Medicare.

 

ESTATE GIFT

Thank you for considering an estate gift! You can learn about estate gifts to Ballet Austin Foundation/Here for Good in the section below.

If you have questions regarding estate gists, please contact Christi Lotz, Director of Development at christi.lotz@balletaustin.org or 512.476.9151 ext 124 OR Brooke Holmes, Associate Director of Individual Giving, at brooke.holmes@balletaustin.org or 512.476.9151 ext 114 for further assistance.

IN-KIND

Ballet Austin is always looking for in-kind donations to help off-set budgeted expenses and to use in various fundraising events, silent and live auctions.

Some examples of in-kind services we use as part of our daily operations include:

  1. Restaurant group meals and catering
  2. Office furniture
  3. Electronic equipment (computer and other)
  4. Printing
  5. Airfare and other travel for business purposes

Examples of in-kind donations we use for our fundraising events include:

  • Vacation get-away packages in private homes
  • Airline travel with vouchers or points
  • Jewelry – new or estate
  • Original artwork
  • Artist performance time to pair with events
  • Floral services
  • Gift cards
  • One-of-a-kind experiences

Interested in making an in-kind donation to Ballet Austin? Contact Erin Williams, Development & Special Events Manager, at erin.williams@balletaustin.org or 512.476.9151, ext. 109.

BALLET AUSTIN FOUNDATION/HERE FOR GOOD

The Ballet Austin Foundation is Ballet Austin’s endowment fund. We are honored to have you consider an asset-based gift to help secure the future of our organization.

The Foundation is also the repository for undesignated memorial gifts. For more information about the Ballet Austin Foundation, click below.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BALLET AUSTIN FOUNDATION
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