Make an enduring gift in support of performing arts in Austin by contributing to one of our endowment funds. A strong endowment is vital to our continued success which creates financial stability and allows the Long Center to withstand fluctuations in the economy.
- Long Center Endowment Fund supports operational activities including; performances and concerts, education programs, community projects and collaborative programs, special events and festivals.
- Heller Fund for Excellence in Musical Theatre supports the Heller Awards for Young Artists (HAYAs) education program.
Our endowment funds keep your contribution intact permanently, and a percentage of the return on investment is allocated to annual operations or the Heller Awards for Young Artists.
Legacy gifts are the cornerstones that build our future and allows donors to make a lasting investment, ensuring that the Long Center continues to serve our community’s cultural needs for future generations. Consider a gift in your will, a beneficiary designation, leveraging your IRA, or other vehicles to support the Long Center. We encourage you to consult with an attorney or tax adviser when considering a legacy gift.
For more information on how Endowment and Legacy Gifts might work for you, please contact our Philanthropy & Engagement team.
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Stock & Securities Transfer
The Long Center requires that gifts of stocks & securities be made via electronic transfer. Learn more >
Get more out of your generosity by having your employer match your gift—all you have to do is ask! Contact your HR department to see if your company has a matching program.
Donor Advised Funds
We welcome tax-deductible contributions from donor-advised funds (DAF)—your charitable investment account. Contact your financial adviser or fund manager to recommend a gift or grant to the Long Center today.
The Long Center welcomes foundation support for programmatic and operational funding. If you would like more information on how your foundation can support our mission, please contact our Philanthropy & Engagement team.