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Frequently Asked Questions


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Have a question about how to donate to TDF? Contact or 212-912-9770 ext. *341

How do I make a gift in someone’s honor or memory? Supporting TDF is a thoughtful and meaningful way to honor a spouse, friend, or colleague for a special milestone in their lives, such as a birthday or anniversary, or to pay tribute to those who have made a difference in your life. To make a gift in honor or in memory, go to DONATE NOW, select what you would like to make a donation to and enter your gift amount. This will prompt the “in honor/memory” write-in field. If you have questions or would like a letter sent to your friend or loved one notifying them that a gift has been made in their honor, please email the name and address to

How do I donate through my donor-advised fund? Please request that checks are made payable to TDF. Our tax identification number is 13-6216919. Please note that gifts received from donor advised funds may not be eligible for benefits in adherence to regulations set by the DAF manager. Please check with your donor advised fund provider for more information.

Does TDF accept corporate matching gifts? Yes! You can double or even triple the impact of your contribution to TDF if your employer has a policy of matching charitable contributions. If so, please send your employer-provided matching gift form to:

520 Eighth Avenue – Suite 801
New York, N.Y. 10018-6507
Attn: Development Department

How do I make a gift via stock transfer? When you give appreciated securities that you have owned for more than one year, you pay no capital gains tax on the gift and you may claim the current higher value of the stock as a charitable deduction. To make a donation via stock transfer, please contact Whitney Estrin, Deputy Director of Development, at 212-912-9770 ext. *345.

Does TDF accept IRA distribution gifts? Yes! If you are 70 ½ or older you can make a Qualified Charitable Distribution via IRA rollover to TDF. Contact your IRA administrator to make this contribution. TDF’s Tax ID is 13-6216919

How do I donate Crypto currency to TDF? TDF accepts gifts of Crypto currency through Simply choose Theatre Development Fund in the “Choose a nonprofit” drop down menu and fill out the remaining fields accordingly. Through this third party, your Crypto gift is liquidated immediately and the proceeds are sent directly to TDF. For more information, visit FAQ — Crypto for Charity.

How do I create a Facebook Fundraiser for TDF? Go to TDF’s Facebook Page. Click on "Create Fundraiser." Choose a goal amount, an end date for your campaign and a title for your fundraiser. Write a brief description about why you are raising money for TDF, add a cover photo and press create. Now your friends can donate!