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Individual Gifts

Individual gifts of cash, stock or appreciated property are welcome. Your gift of any amount makes a difference. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Other Ways to Donate

You can mail your donation with any gift instructions to the following address, call 816-994-7223 to discuss charitable options,  or send a message to .

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108


+Spotlight Premier

Join an exceptional group of people who share your passion for—and commitment to—the performing arts in Kansas City. To become a Spotlight Premier member, make a two-year commitment to contribute $5,000 or more to the Kauffman Center.

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+Endowment & Legacy Gifts

The impact of an extraordinary performing arts experience can last a lifetime for any individual. And, now you can make a difference to preserve the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for our future generations.

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+Children's Wall

Put your child’s handprint on the Kauffman Center Children’s Wall. It’s a unique donor recognition project that allows you to leave a lasting impression on this landmark building.

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+Seat Naming

Name a seat in one of the halls by contributing to the Kauffman Center through the Seat Naming program. For a donation to the Kauffman Center of $2,500 to $10,000, you can put a recognition plaque on one of our seats.

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+Open Doors Fund

The Kauffman Center Open Doors Program is one way we are providing access to high quality arts programs for youth throughout the metropolitan area. Through the Open Doors Transportation Fund and the Open Doors Community Tickets, the Kauffman Center is already impacting the lives of our community’s youth.

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+Commemorative Gifts

Recognize a loved one with a gift to the Kauffman Center made in their name. Consider a commemorative gift or a memorial tribute. Celebrate a birthday, wedding, anniversary, or other special day.  If appropriate, we will send a handsome acknowledgment card to the honoree or their family (without specifying the amount of your gift).


+Matching Gifts

Make your contribution go further if you or a spouse works for a company with a matching gifts program. In many cases this can double—and even triple—your gift. If your business or workplace would like to match a charitable gift, we are glad to provide any documentation needed. Check with your company’s Human Resources Office to find out if this is possible.



The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. EIN 43-1866550