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Arena Stage is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. Arena's federal tax ID number is #53-0246894.  Thank you in advance for considering a gift in support of Arena Stage.

Mailing INfo

Arena Stage
Development Office
1101 Sixth Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

Cash and Credit Card Gifts

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Arena Stage
Development Office
1101 Sixth Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

Make checks payable to Arena Stage

Pledge Payments

Another gift option is to make a pledge payable at a later date or in a series of installments. You can specify if and when you would like to be reminded to pay your pledge. Click here to download a pledge form.

Matching Gifts

You may have the opportunity to double or even triple the value of your gift. Many companies offer matching gift programs to their employees as part of the benefits package. Please contact your Human Resources Office to learn more about your company's matching gift policy and to determine if you are eligible for a matching gift.

Click here to view a complete list of corporations that match gifts made to arts and culture organizations!

Stock Gifts

Donors are discovering the ease and added benefits of giving gifts of appreciated securities. Often giving a gift of stock can create tax savings for the donor while fulfilling their philanthropic wishes, creating a double benefit!

An electronic transfer is the easiest way to make a gift of stock. Please call Arena’s Development Office to notify us of the transfer for our record keeping. Provide your broker with the following information:

Washington Drama Society, Inc.
t/a Arena Stage
c/o Leland A. Penno
Morgan Stanley
1775 Eye Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006

202-862-9160 (fax)

Broker to Broker Transfer
Gift for the Annual Fund
Account #: 642-149788-043

Transfer number
DTC#: 0015

If you have the original stock certificate, please call Arena’s Development Office at 202-600-4177
for instructions.

Workplace Giving

You can also make a gift to Arena Stage through workplace giving initiatives. Our Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) designation number is 19665 and our United Way designation number is 8601.

Gifts of Real Property

Marketable real estate, artwork, and other similar property are assets with which you may make a significant gift to Arena Stage. All gifts of real property must be reviewed and approved in advance by Arena’s Gift Acceptance Committee.

A gift of real estate will entitle you to a federal income tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the property. You will need to substantiate this value with an appraisal. You may take this deduction for up to thirty percent of your adjusted gross income and any excess over that amount you may carry over for up to five additional years.

A personal residence, vacation home or farm offers another giving option. You may give a remainder interest to Arena while you retain the right to remain in and maintain the property for life. A gift of such a remainder interest entitles you to a charitable deduction equal to the present value of Arena’s remainder interest.