How to Give

Gifts from passionate donors like you help provide inclusive opportunities for Philadelphians of all ages to experience the diversity of artists and performances at Penn Live Arts. Provide broad support to our programming by making a gift to the Penn Live Arts Annual Fund, or direct your gift to your specific interest using the links above.

For questions, please contact Jannah Abdul-Aziz, Development Coordinator, at 215.898.2711.


Give by Mail

To mail your gifts by check, please make it payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, and send to:

Penn Live Arts Development Department
Annenberg Center
3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please be sure to indicate, either in the memo field of the check or on an accompanying note, how you wish to direct your gift (e.g. the Annual Fund). If you have any questions, please email or call 215.898.2711.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts can increase the amount of your donation. If you or your spouse/partner is affiliated with a company that has a matching gift program, obtain a matching gift form from the human resources office where you work. Include the completed form with your donation. Check here to see if your employer participates in a matching gifts program.

Give by Wire Transfer

Download our Bank Wire Instructions, and be sure to indicate “Penn Live Arts” as well as your name in the reference. Please email us at or call 215.898.2711 to notify us so can expect your transfer.

Gifts of Stock

Download our Securities Transfer Form, and be sure to indicate “Penn Live Arts” in the Gift Designation field in Section III. Send to Jean Suta by fax at 215.573.5188 or send a scanned electronic copy to

Planned Giving

Create a lasting legacy in the performing arts through a planned gift to Penn Live Arts. Planned gifts are flexible, tax-advantaged arrangements that enable you as a donor to make a gift that complements your personal financial planning while ensuring the future of the Penn Live Arts programming that you love most. Whether through a bequest, a charitable gift annuity, a charitable remainder trust or a gift of securities or real estate, your planned gift will make a difference today and well into the future.

To learn more about supporting Penn Live Arts with a planned gift, contact Lynn Ierardi, JD, Director of Gift Planning in the Office of Gift Planning at 800.223.8236 or