Thank you for considering Opera Theater in your estate planning. With a planned gift to Opera Theater, you can realize your goal of providing a legacy to the audiences and artists of the Opera Theater community while also guaranteeing significant tax benefits to your estate. The true meaning of lifeIn addition, any planned gift entitles you to membership in our Silver “Ring” Society, joining those who have made a similar commitment to ensuring Opera Theater continues to build on the ideals of its founder, Mildred Miller Posvar.
Become a Festival Sponsor! When your corporation or business becomes a sponsor of Opera Theater's Summer Festival you gain valuable, highly-focused recognition and exposure. And your company, clients and employees receive significant additional tangible benefits. With recognition at a time of year when other organizations are not competing for attention, you’ll gain market exposure with wide-ranging audiences, including a large percentage of families and professionals with disposable income.
Once again, the Pittsburgh Foundation will be coordinating The Day of Giving 2014, which will run from 6:00 am until midnight on Tuesday 06 May 2014. This 18-hour event is part of Give Local America, the national day for community foundations across the country, and will take the place of the day traditionally held in October.
Enacted in 2001, the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) allows Pennsylvania business to receive a tax credit equal to 75% of a contribution up to $300,000 per taxable year. The tax credit increases to 90% if the business agrees to provide the same amount for two consecutive years.
Become a supporting member of Opera Theater and enjoy the many benefits of being “behind the scenes.” Benefits may include dress rehearsal passes, discounts, private gatherings with the artists, and invitations to related social events. Most importantly, your gift goes directly toward the artistic and education programs that will make the Opera Theater SummerFest one of the premiere musical experiences in Western Pennsylvania.