WAYS TO GIVE
There are many ways to make a meaningful gift to The Sarasota Ballet.
Send a check made payable to The Sarasota Ballet:
The Sarasota Ballet
Attention: Development Department
5555 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
To make a donation using your credit card, please contact the Development Department at 941.225.6510
GIFTS OF STOCK OR EQUITIES
Your contribution of stock is tax deductible at its fair market value at the time it is donated, even if its value has increased. The following are the instructions needed to transfer stock to The Sarasota Ballet:
Below are the transfer instructions to use when you wish to contribute securities and/or cash to The Sarasota Ballet:
Account Name: Sarasota Ballet of Florida General Account
Account Number: 57-4735-00
Tax ID: #65-0135900
Custodial Bank: US Bank
Attn: Christopher “Lee” Stewart
Questions: 513.632.4194 [email protected]
Please note: Because electronic transfers are made without identifying the donor, please contact us in advance about the number and type of shares that will be given. You can email or phone the Development Department at 941.225.6510.
CHARITABLE IRA ROLLOVER
The IRA Charitable Rollover provision allows individuals who have reached age 70½ to donate up to $100,000 to charitable organizations directly from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA), without treating the distribution as taxable income.
Naming The Sarasota Ballet in your will or living trust allows you to provide for the future of The Sarasota Ballet while maintaining control of your current assets. You can choose a dollar amount or percentage of your estate, or include The Sarasota Ballet as a contingent beneficiary. To discuss Planned Giving, please contact Chad Morrison, Senior Development Officer at [email protected] or 941.225.6513.
Double or triple your impact! If your firm or company offers a matching gift program, you are credited with the entire contribution. Many companies even match gifts made by board members or retirees.
Questions? Contact the Development Department at 941.225.6510
FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR THE SARASOTA BALLET
The Sarasota Ballet’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned the highest marks from America’s two largest independent charity evaluators, Charity Navigator and GuideStar.
A copy of official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 1-800-HELPFLA within the State. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the State.