Annual Fund Membership Benefits

annual fund membership benefitsBecome a member of the Long Center’s Annual Fund with a tax-deductible gift of $50 or more and receive fantastic benefits, along with the knowledge that you are supporting the arts in Austin!

As a 501(c)3 non-profit, the Long Center relies on financial gifts from members of the community in order to thrive. At the Long Center, every contribution is important. The Long Center depends on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations—our entire community—to ensure programming excellence, community outreach and a balanced operating budget. While we do accept corporate donations and endowment gifts, smaller donations by passionate individuals are the life-blood of of the organization.

As a member, you have the exclusive opportunity to enroll as a multi-year donor through Step Up: enjoy higher-level benefits by making a 3-year commitment today!

For more information about your Annual Fund Membership benefits or the Step Up program, contact us at annualmembers@thelongcenter.org or call (512) 457-5147.


Individual Membership $50+ (100% tax-deductible)
Exclusive Donor Newsletter emails
Advance and discounted ticket opportunities to Long Center Presents shows
Recognition on Long Center website

Emerging Patron Membership $125+ (With Benefits: $118 is tax-deductible)
Individual Membership benefits, plus:
Discounted tickets to Long Center special events*
Recognition in Long Center Presents program and website
Access to Long Center concierge patron relations services
One (1) complimentary garage parking voucher

Friends and Family Membership $250+ (With Benefits: $209 is tax-deductible)
Emerging Patron Membership benefits, plus:
Three (3) months of sign recognition in the Circle Drive garden beds as a Long Reach for the Arts
One (1) complimentary Long Center refreshment voucher
Two (2) 2-for-1 voucher for one (1) Long Center Presents show

Contributor Membership $500+ (With Benefits: $400 is tax-deductible)
Friends and Family Membership benefits, plus:
Two (2) complimentary tickets to one (1) Long Center Presents show
One-time access to the VIP Donor Lounge for a Long Center Presents show
Two (2) complimentary drinks in VIP Donor Lounge

Premium Membership $1,000+ (With Benefits: $845 is tax-deductible)
Contributor Membership benefits, plus:
VIP Donor Lounge membership with concierge account services
Priority Orchestra and Parterre level seating for all Long Center Presents shows
Waived service fee for Long Center Presents tickets
Invitations to private Artist Meet & Greets
Two (2) additional complimentary garage parking vouchers

Patron Membership $2,500+ (With Benefits: $2,107 is tax-deductible)
Premium Membership benefits, plus:
Access to VIP Concierge Ticket Service in the Long Center’s 3M Box Office
Autographed poster from one (1) Long Center Presents show
Complimentary valet parking for one (1) Long Center Presents show

Heritage Membership $5,000+ (With Benefits: $4,421 is tax-deductible)
Patron Membership Benefits, plus:
Private, backstage tour of facility
Use of Green Room or a dressing room for a private party before a Long Center Presents show*
Complimentary appetizers for four (4) in the VIP Donor Lounge before a Long Center Presents show*
Parterre or Mezzanine Box Seating for eight (8) at one (1) Long Center Presents show*

Create Your Own Membership $7,500+
Customized donor packages available which could include exclusive, reserved VIP parking

*some restrictions apply

Financial Documents and Information

2012 – Form 990 Greater Austin Performing Arts Center LLC (6-30-2013)