Individual Giving

All gifts made to the Educational Theatre Foundation enhance excellence in theatre arts education, expand access to school theatre programs for every child, and enrich the lives and future careers of today’s children. Your gifts unleash the potential of underserved children and their dedicated teachers.

Theatre education:

  • Improves teamwork, creativity, memory, and language skills;
  • Lowers dropout rates among at-risk youth;
  • Correlates to greater success in math and reading.


Ways to give

Give online

Donate online today to support underserved students, schools, and theatre teachers, as well as advocacy and theatre education research.

Make an online gift

Make a recurring gift

Recurring gifts are a way to make a larger impact; pay quarterly or monthly.
Call Marion Combs at 513.977.5539.

Give by mail

Make checks payable to “Educational Theatre Foundation” and send to

Educational Theatre Foundation
PO Box 645595
Cincinnati, Ohio

Give by phone

Call Marion Combs at 513.977.5539.

Gifts of securities

To make a gift of appreciated securities, call Marion Combs at 513.977.5539.

Honorary and memorial gifts

Honorary and memorial gifts are a wonderful way to celebrate the theatre lover or mentor in your life.

Make a gift in honor or memory

Matching gifts

Increase your impact with an employer-matched gift. Contact your human resources department to learn how to initiate a gift match. Questions about giving?
Contact Marion Combs or call 513.977.5539.

The Educational Theatre Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law, and no goods or services were provided in exchange.

All individual donors are recognized on the Educational Theatre Foundation website, in Teaching Theatre magazine, and in the foundation’s annual report.