Did you know that the drop-out rate for students with little exposure to the arts is 45% higher than for those students lucky enough to have arts in their lives?
An investment in Urban Gateways is an investment in Chicago’s youth. Make a gift today, and help Urban Gateways educate and inspire young people by delivering high-quality, accessible arts experiences.
The fastest and easiest way to support Urban Gateways is to make a donation online! Donate here. (Interested in a recurring donation, such as a monthly gift? Just change your ‘donation frequency’ after you select your amount.) Thank you for supporting arts education!
Tuesday, November 28 is Giving Tuesday. Help us reach our $3,000 one-day fundraising goal to support inspiring Touring Performance programs!
Honor & Memory Gifts
You can choose to designate your gift in Honor or Memory of someone in your life. Just select Honor or Memorial on our donation page, and you can even choose to notify the honoree with a special message. Donate here.
Donate by Mail & Phone
You can always donate to Urban Gateways by mail or phone. To make a gift over the phone, please call Abby Prescott at 312-445-2755. To make a donation by mail, please send a check to:
205 W. Randolph St. Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
You can make a lasting gift to arts education by identifying Urban Gateways as a beneficiary in your will, donating your retirement assets to Urban Gateways, or donating a life insurance policy to Urban Gateways. Learn more here and contact Sherre Cullen with any questions: 312-445-2760 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can make a gift of appreciated stocks, bonds, or shares of mutual funds to Urban Gateways! If you have owned them for more than one year, there are a few key benefits to a gift of this type:
- Immediate Tax Deduction – You receive an immediate income tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of the transfer, no matter what you originally paid for them.
- No Capital Gains Tax – You pay no capital gains tax on the transfer when the stock is sold by Urban Gateways.
Information on how to make a stock gift:
The Urban Gateways brokerage account number with JP Morgan Chase is: 74115066.
The DTC transfer # is: 0352.
Please contact Sherre Cullen at 312-445-2760 or email@example.com to learn more about stock donation.
Other Giving Options
Check out these sites for more ideas on how to donate to arts education:
Looking for more information about Urban Gateways’ creative impact on young people in Chicago? Check out our most recent Annual Report.