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Other Ways To Give
Live theater performances make a lasting impact on the way we see the world and our place in it. Celebrate your best memories by providing generations to come with the same life-changing experiences. A variety of planned giving options make it easy to make a difference.
Make the future of the arts in central Iowa part of your personal legacy by including Des Moines Performing Arts in your will.
To make a charitable bequest, ask your attorney to include the following in your will:
"I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to Des Moines Performing Arts [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose."
Choose an endowment option that fits your priorities and supports Des Moines Performing Arts now and into the future.
- General Unrestricted Endowment
Your gift provides unrestricted support for performances, education programs, and facilities.
- Education Endowment
Your gift provides restricted support for arts education and community engagement programs that benefit preK - 12 students and adult learners.
- Capital Endowment Fund
Your gift ensures the long-term success of Des Moines Performing Arts by providing restricted support for building needs, facility maintenance and capital equipment purchases.
- Broadway Investment Endowment
Your gift supports the future of live, Broadway performances by providing funds for the creation of new shows.
“After summer camp, she spent a lot of time developing plays with her friends. She was interested before, but now she thinks she’s a director and an actress and ... just anything.”
- Catherine, parent of second-grader Meg in Des Moines
CHARITABLE GIFT ANNUITIES
A Charitable Gift Annuity is a simple contract that allows you to make a meaningful gift to Des Moines Performing Arts, while receiving a fixed and guaranteed source of income for the rest of your life.
- Significant tax savings in the year the gift annuity is established;
- Secure, fixed income for life at interest rates typically higher than CDs, savings accounts and other investment options;
- Partially tax-free income on annuity payments;