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Why Contribute?

At its heart, theatre is a collaboration. From actors to the crew and designers to the playwright and composer to the director, dozens of people give their time and effort generously to create an outstanding production.

Another very important collaborator is you. Each and every donation we receive from our patrons is a critical part of our creative capacity.

Both individual and business/corporate donations are welcome.


For credit card donations:

Or DONATE BY PHONE – call (831) 425-7506

For check or credit card donations:


There are numerous ways to make a donation as an individual

Employer Match Program

Many companies in Santa Cruz and the Bay Area will match or double their employees’ contributions to nonprofit organizations. It’s a great way to make your gift to Jewel Theatre go even further at no extra cost. You’re gifts full value includes the matching gifts made on your behalf. Contact the human resources department at your place of employment to see if they have a donation match program.


Honor a Loved One

A gift to Jewel Theatre in honor of a loved one is a wonderful way to celebrate their memory. When you honor someone this way, we’ll send you a tax-deductible gift recognition letter and send a card to the bereaved family.


Give In-Kind

In-kind gifts are as valuable as cash and fully tax-deductible.

Here is our wish list:

  • guest housing for visiting artists
  • airfare or airline miles for visiting artists
  • catering and restaurant services for special events
  • wine, champagne, and cocktail supplies for special events
  • production-quality lighting, sound, and video equipment
  • industrial storage unit or warehouse space (100 – 500 cubic feet or larger)
  • contractor overruns of lumber and other building supplies


Legacy Gifts

By remembering Jewel Theatre Company in your will or estate planning you can ensure the long-term future of great theater in Santa Cruz. Your gift may be in the form of a bequest in your will, a charitable gift annuity or other means. Please contact us at 831-425-7506 for more information.


Call us at (831) 425-7506 to discuss all the possibilities.

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Entertaining audiences since 2005.