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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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
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