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Join our community of donors devoted to welcoming a new generation of theatregoers to safe, comfortable and judgment-free experiences. Champions receive benefits that enhance their theatregoing experiences while witnessing the impact of their generosity. Until everyone feels a sense of belonging at the theatre, TDF's job isn't done. Gifts of $1,000 or more help sustain our life-changing programs.

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Levels and Benefits:

$1,000-$2,499 (fully tax deductible)

• Opportunity to give a one-year complimentary TDF Membership to a qualifying recipient. This Membership gives the recipient access to deeply discounted tickets for hundreds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway shows, dance performances and concerts(1)
• Access to TKTS Fast Pass lane. Champions can skip the line at our Times Square TKTS Booth(2)
• Subscription to Champions e-newsletter

$2,500-$4,999 ($160 non-tax deductible)

Friend benefits plus:

• Opportunity to underwrite an open captioned performance, which includes two complimentary tickets to the event as well as an acknowledgement on the caption board and in the program upon request(3)
• Dedicated staff available to you for inquiries and requests(4)

$5,000-$9,999 ($520 non-tax deductible)

Advocate benefits plus:

• Invitation for two to one in-person Engagement event, including a preshow reception and complimentary tickets to a Broadway or Off-Broadway show highlighting TDF’s Accessibility and Education programs(5)
• Opportunity to underwrite one school in TDF's Introduction to Theatre program, which includes two tickets to a performance with students as well as an acknowledgment in the program upon request(3)

$10,000-$24,999 ($1,210 non-tax deductible)

Patron benefits plus:

• Concierge booking of house seats for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows upon request(6)
• Opportunity to underwrite one Wendy Wasserstein Project group of eight students for one year and attend one outing with the group(3)
• Two tickets to TDF's Broadway Breakfast(5)

$25,000+ ($1,210 non-tax deductible)

Luminary benefits plus:

• Private tour of the TDF Costume Collection for up to six guests led by the Director of the Costume Collection
• Exclusive benefits tailored to Pillar donor’s interests

(1) For a gift TDF Membership, recipient must meet eligibility requirements.
(2) Blackout dates apply.
(3) Underwriting opportunities are subject to availability, cannot be combined and must be claimed within one year of donation. For acknowledgement in the program, commitment must be made six (6) weeks before the performance.
(4) Limited to TDF office hours, which are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.
(5) Events are subject to availability and require an RSVP in advance.
(6) House seats are subject to availability and must be paid for by donor. Credit card information and three performance date options must be provided at time of request. Limit of three bookings per year.

Donor may waive benefits, in whole or in part, when making a contribution. If benefits with an associated value are not utilized by the conclusion of one year, donor may request an updated tax acknowledgement. Donors giving through a Donor-Advised Fund should check with their DAF regarding benefit eligibility.

For additional information about TDF Champions, please contact Kate Garst at 212.912. 9770 ext. *384 or via email at