Thank you for joining the Playwrights’ Center community of donors. Your donation will work with others to provide playwrights with the resources they need to develop new plays that fuel a vibrant, living theater.

Donate securely online

When you donate online, you can choose a one-time donation, or set up an automatic recurring donation to make a big difference without making a big impact on your monthly budget.

Give by phone

To give by phone, please call 612-332-7481.

Give by mail

To give by mail, please send a check made payable to:

Playwrights’ Center
2301 East Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406.

For your convenience, you can use this printable donation form to accompany your check.

Matching donations

Many employers offer a matching gift program that allows you to increase your giving to your favorite organizations. This can double or even triple the impact of your gift to Playwrights' Center.  See if your company matches here. 

Gifts of stock

To donate stock, please first contact the Development Department at development@pwcenter.org or (612) 547-5733 to inform us of the name of the securities you intend to transfer and the approximate dollar amount of the transfer or number of shares. This information is greatly appreciated and will ensure we can accurately process and properly recognize your generous contribution.

After you have spoken with us, contact your broker and provide the following information:

Account Name: The Playwrights’ Center, Inc.

DTC Number: 0141

Account Number: 44071028

Playwrights’ Center’s Federal Income Tax Identification Number: 41-6170139

Contact: Sheri L Rhyan, Wells Fargo Advisors, (952) 830-9242

Upon receipt of the shares, the Center’s broker will liquidate the securities in the most cost-effective manner for the Center.

While the Center will issue an acknowledgment letter to you following the transfer, please be sure to consult your tax accountant for the specific tax benefits you may receive for your contribution.

Join the Playwrights’ Center Legacy Society

By honoring the Center with a gift through your estate plan, you’ll join the Legacy Society, an esteemed group of individuals whose foresight ensures the vitality of the Center for future generations. 

Make an in-kind gift of goods, services, or airline miles

Join generous individuals and companies that reinvest in their communities by supporting working playwrights with a tax-deductible donation of goods or services. The Playwrights’ Center’s wish list includes:

  • Airline miles (for artist travel)
  • Catering donations for special events
  • Copy paper (regular and 3-hole punch)
  • Floral donations for special events
  • Free advertising space in newspapers, magazines, blogs, radio, etc.
  • Free private housing in Minneapolis for visiting artists
  • Wine and beer donations for public readings