Ways To Give

Learn more about your opportunities to support the Auditorium Theatre and all that we do. Thank you for helping us continue to be “A jewel of the city anyone can wear” (Chicago Tribune).

Tribute Giving

Making a gift to the Auditorium Theatre in honor or in memory of a friend, loved one, or colleague is a touching way to:

If you are interested in making a memorial or honorary gift, please be sure to provide the appropriate information when you make your donation. Honorees or families of those remembered will be notified of your gift; the amount, however, remains private.

Donor Advised Funds

A donor advised fund, which is like a charitable savings account, gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to the Auditorium Theatre and other charities. Donor advised funds can be used towards any of our Gift Recognition Societies and other areas of support.

When recommending the Auditorium Theatre, please use our legal name and federal tax ID:

Legal Name: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Address: 50 E Ida B Wells Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
Federal Tax ID Number: 36-3145476

Stock Transfer

One of the most advantageous ways to contribute to the Auditorium Theatre is via a gift of stock or other securities, such as bonds or mutual funds. The total value of your gift is tax-deductible, provided it has been held for at least one year and there is no obligation to pay any capital gains tax on the appreciated value. The gift is fully deductible as of the date it arrives in our account.

If you are planning to give electronic stock, please share the following information with your broker:

Brokerage: Charles Schwab
DTC# 0164 Code 40
Acct # 4228-9328
FEIN: 36-3145476

The Auditorium Theatre does not receive any information that identifies you as the donor when your stock is transferred. Therefore, we kindly ask that you alert us in advance about the stock and number of shares you plan to donate. Please notify us of your gift by calling 312.341.2382 or by filling out the form below.

Matching Gifts

Every gift you make to the Auditorium can be matched by your, or your spouse’s, employer. This helps your gift go further and counts toward your place in a Gift Recognition Society. Contact your human resources office today to find out how you can double your impact!

Planned Giving

The Echo Society recognizes those caring individuals who have graciously informed us they’ve decided to remember the Auditorium Theatre in their wills or estate plans. Participating in the Echo Society makes an everlasting difference, and allows you to make a substantial gift without affecting your day-to-day resources or assets.

Let us know how you'd like to make a gift to the Auditorium Theatre: