There are many ways you can help ACT develop and produce the contemporary theater you come to see in our historic building. We hope you will find a selection below that is both comfortable and interesting. You are also welcome to use one of the following options at any time:

Online: Click Here to be taken to our secure online donation page.
By Mail:  Send your gift to ACT Theatre, 700 Union St, Seattle WA 98101.
By Phone:  Call the Development office at (206) 292-7660 x1330

The Partner Program
The Legacy Society
The Endowment Fund
Matching Gifts
Stock Gifts

Honorary and Memorial Gifts

The Partner Program

ACT Partners are the theatre’s most engaged advocates and supporters. Their annual contributions provide the essential funding ACT depends upon to support the art and artists you enjoy on our stages every year.

In thanks for becoming an ACT Partner you can look forward to enjoying exclusive opportunities and special events designed to bring you closer to the art of ACT. Become an ACT Partner today, and find yourself in a group of fellow theatre-goers, community leaders and like-minded individuals who all want to be a part of the art!

To learn more about the benefits of donating to ACT, click here .

The Legacy Society

Keep ACT thriving for future generations! The ACT Legacy Society was formed to honor those who have provided for ACT Theatre in their estate or long-range financial plans. Such planned gifts are a strategic way to make a lasting impact on the cultural vitality of our region by safeguarding the future of ACT. Becoming a member of the ACT Legacy Society is easy! Simply inform us that you have named ACT - A Contemporary Theatre as a beneficiary of your estate plans. All details of your gift will be held in the strictest confidence. Please let us know your plans for tomorrow so we have the opportunity to thank you today! 

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The Endowment Fund

The purpose of the ACT Endowment is to produce long-term investment results in support of ACT Theatre’s artistic, educational and operational efforts. Launched in 2002, the ACT Endowment has now grown to over $2 million. With your added contribution The ACT Endowment can continue to grow, providing the theatre with steady and reliable revenue into the future.

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Matching Gifts

Your generosity could go twice as far! If your employer offers a Matching Gift Program, your level of support could be doubled, or even tripled.  It's as easy as 1 - 2 - 3:

  1. Contact your Human Resources Office for eligibility guidelines. Many companies will match gifts for retirees and spouses, as well.
  2. Obtain a Matching Gift form from your Human Resource Office. Many companies also provide the form on line in an electronic format.
  3. Fill out the employee portion of the form completely and mail to:

Development Department
ACT Theatre
700 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101-4037

ACT would like to thank these companies for their matching gifts to ACT, and the employees who took the time to send in their forms on behalf of ACT. In thanks for taking these easy steps to secure a matching gift, ACT will take into account your company’s donation when assessing your Partner level!
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Stock Gifts

ACT is able to accept gifts of appreciated securities, or stock. Should you choose to give a gift of appreciated securities please note our guidelines and stock gift procedures, below:

  1. Notify the development office of your intent to donate appreciated securities by emailing or calling (206) 292-7660 x1330.
  2. Contact one of ACT’s representatives, below, at RW Baird to inform them of your intent and let them know how your gift will arrive.
  3. Have your financial consultant note your name and any specific designation for your gift on the transfer.
  4. Upon receipt of the shares in good order, RW Baird will liquidate the securities in the most cost-effective manner for ACT.
  5. RW Baird will document the receipt and sale of the donated stock to you and to ACT.
  6. ACT will issue an acknowledgement letter to you for the amount received from the sale of stock.

Contact at RW Baird :
Karen Davis (206) 493-1649
Dan Malloy (206) 493-1675


RW Baird
DTC # 0547
Account #3142.7907

If delivering a physical stock certificate, please call us in advance to ensure the proper paperwork is submitted for transfer. This will facilitate timely acceptance and processing of your gift.

Karen Davis OR Dan Malloy

RW Baird
925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 3900
Seattle, WA 98104

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Honorary and Memorial Gifts

Giving done in honor or memory of a special occasion, friend or loved one receives special recognition in ACT's programs. Recipients of honorary tributes will be personally notified of any gift made in their name. For gifts made in memory, please let the development department know whom to notify of the gift.

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