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Ways to Give & FAQ

Your gift to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis directly supports our artists and impacts the community in St. Louis and beyond. Our mission is about changing the future of opera — and it’s our generous community of supporters who make it all possible.

 

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Gifts to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis can be made online, by calling (314) 963-4228, by emailing sbregenzer@opera-stl.org, or by mailing us at 210 Hazel Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Opera Theatre’s tax ID number? 

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ tax ID number is 43-0821958. 

 

Is my gift tax-deductible?  

Yes, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization and gifts to the company are therefore tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Event attendance and membership benefits are subject to an assigned market value and may reduce the tax deductibility of your gift.

 

How can I make a Tribute Gift in honor or memory of someone?  

Gifts in honor or memory of someone can be made through Opera Theatre’s Tribute Fund. For each gift to the Tribute Fund, Opera Theatre sends a personalized notification card to the recipient of your choice.  

Make a Tribute Gift

 

How can I get a receipt for my donation?  

Opera Theatre sends an acknowledgment letter by mail immediately following each gift and a tax statement each January with tax-deductibility information for all giving during the prior calendar year.  

To request a duplicate receipt, contact us at (314) 963-4228 or sbregenzer@opera-stl.org 

 

What if I need to change or update my credit card information for a monthly gift?  

To change or update credit card information for your monthly gift, call us at (314) 963-4228 or email sbregenzer@opera-stl.org to schedule time for a call. For your security, please do not send credit card information by email. 

 

How can I make a gift of stock?  

Opera Theatre welcomes gifts of domestic securities and bonds traded on the New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, or NASDAQ. Assets are valued by averaging the high and low price of the assets on the date of the transfer to Opera Theatre. To ensure a successful stock transfer, please provide the following information to your financial advisor: 

Opera Theatre’s Account Information 

Charles Schwab
(800) 515-2157
Account #9510-9122
DTC #0164 Code 40

Please send notification of the stock transfer to:
Linda Schulte, Director of Development
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
210 Hazel Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 963-4227
Fax: (314) 961-7463
Email: lschulte@opera-stl.org

Please provide the following information in your communication:

  • Donor name 
  • Name of stock 
  • Number of shares 
  • Allocation of gift 
  • Date of transaction 
  • Name of financial advisor handling the transfer 

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