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Major Gifts And Foundation Support

There are many ways for individuals and foundations to become involved with the Chandler Center for the Arts. A gift of $1,000 or more is greatly appreciated and can provide vital general operating support for the Chandler Center’s full range of activities. On the other hand, many individuals and foundations want to make certain that their contributions are earmarked for performance programs of special interest to them, or for one of the Chandler Center for the Arts important educational and outreach efforts. While these contributions are usually made on an annual basis, the future of any program can be secured with an endowment gift. Support can even be directed to a specific category of performance-say dance-that Chandler Center presents. Through major gifts, there are also opportunities to commemorate an occasion or someone dear to you.

If you or an associated foundation would like more information about making a contribution in support of any of the Chandler Center for the Arts performance programs, or other programs or services, please contact the Center 480-782-2683.

Following are some of the areas that need support, both on an annual basis, and through endowed funds:

General Operating Support

There are many ways for individuals and foundations to become involved with the Chandler Center for the Arts. Your sponsorship gift of $300 or more is greatly appreciated and can provide vital general operating support for the Chandler Center’s full range of activities.

Select A Performance

On the other hand, many individuals and foundations want to make certain that their contributions are earmarked for performance programs of special interest to them, or for one of the Chandler Center for the Arts important educational and outreach efforts. While these contributions are usually made on an annual basis, the future of any Chandler Center for the Arts sponsored program can be secured with an endowment gift (not applicable on rental shows).

Endowment Gifts

Endowment gifts provide long-term stability and security for Chandler Center’s performance series, helping to maintain reasonable ticket prices and reducing the amount that must be raised on an annual basis.

What is an endowment and why do we need it?
An endowment fund is a permanently restricted net asset, the principal of which is protected and the income from which may be spent and is controlled by either the donor’s restrictions or the organization’s governing board. Endowments strengthen an organization’s sustainability and are the key to ensuring long-term stability.

Community Enrichment Program Support

Individuals and foundations who share the Chandler Center for the Arts commitments to bringing the highest caliber performing arts to families and children, and who value the important role that the arts play in the education of young people, may consider support for one of several Chandler Center for the Arts programs that offer unique experiences for children, families and educators

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Corporate Partnership

The roster of high quality and diverse programs at the Chandler Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled range of opportunities for corporate partnerships. Whatever the partner’s target group and marketing objectives, the Chandler Center for the Arts can facilitate a broad spectrum of and design a program that meets your specific corporate objectives.

Benefits

Gifts In Honor Or In Memory

Through major gifts, you can commemorate family members, friends or special occasions by creating a named fund, buying a memorial star, dedicating a performance, or adopting a seat.

Naming A Performance Space

The following is a list of available naming opportunities:

  1. Main Theatre (940 seats) – $2,000,000
  2. Recital Hall (250 seats) – $350,000
  3. Gallery – $200,000
  4. The Terrace – $150,000
  5. Green Room – $100,000

Gift Planning

Your support through a planned gift will strengthen the organization and create a lasting legacy for generations to come. Whether by will, trust, or life income plan, your charitable estate gift can be structured to provide both financial and philanthropic benefits. Various planned gift options include bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, life estate contracts, charitable lead trusts, retirement plan assets and life insurance policies.

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Stock Gifts

Gifts of appreciated securities provide tax benefits to you by offsetting capital gains.

Major Gift Benefits

For the full list of levels and benefits, Click Here.

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