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There are several ways that you can make a gift to Kansas City Ballet.


The easiest way to make a contribution to Kansas City Ballet is by using our secure online form. You will receive an email confirmation immediately and a tax acknowledgement letter within one week of your donation date.



Gifts made by check should be payable to Kansas City Ballet.

Download this form to fill out

Your gift, along with the form, should be mailed to:
Kansas City Ballet
Attn: Development
Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity
500 W. Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

You will receive membership information and an acknowledgment letter for your tax records shortly after your gift is received.

For further information, please contact Ron Fredman or 816.216.5585.


The IRA charitable rollover has been reinstated for all of 2015 and will remain permanent.

  • If you are 70½ or older, you can give up to $100,000 directly from your IRA to Kansas City Ballet
  • The transfer generatesneither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you still benefit even if you do not itemize your tax deductions.
  • If you have not taken your required minimum distribution for the year, your IRA charitable rollover gift can satisfy all or part of that requirement.
  • The transfer may be made in addition to any other charitable giving you have planned.
  • The gift needs to be made by Dec. 31, 2015, if you want your gift to qualify this year.
  • If you made a gift to a qualified charity of up to $100,000 directly from your IRA in 2015, your gift will qualify under the new law.

If you already have made a qualifying gift in 2015, contact your advisor to make sure your gift is properly reported on your 2015 income tax returns.  If you have any questions, contact Ron Fredman or 816.216.5585.


Your gift of appreciated stock can also provide you possible tax benefits. Please consult your broker and accountant to make the gift that is best for your situation. The Ballet’s policy is to sell the stock upon receipt. You will be credited with the value of the stock on the day it is transferred to the Ballet’s account.

Contact Ron Fredman or 816.216.5585 for information to make a gift of stock.


The matching gifts program is a perfect opportunity to increase both your contribution and your membership benefits without added cost to you. Over 1,000 companies and foundations across the United States will match their cash gifts or volunteer hours to non-profit organizations like Kansas City Ballet. Contact your human resources department for details about your company’s matching gift program.

For more information on matching gifts, please contact Ron Fredman or 816.216.5585.


Share your love of dance with future generations by including Kansas City Ballet through planned giving, which could include wills and bequests, gifts of appreciated stock, gifts of life insurance, gifts of retirement assets, charitable remainder trusts, and gifts of real estate. Please consult your attorney, accountant, or financial advisor when making a planned gift decision.

For information on making a gift through a bequest or will, please contact Ron Fredman or 816.216.5585.


Kansas City Ballet honors those who remember Kansas City Ballet in their estate plans through our Legacy Society. We want to thank you in a meaningful way. Please let us know of your plans.

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All work submitted for consideration will be evaluated by Kansas City Ballet’s Art Acceptance Committee before any art work can be accepted by the Ballet for any purpose. Potential donors will be notified of the committee’s decision in writing in a timely manner.

Click here to download the art donation application.


The Kansas City Ballet is a 501(c)(3) organization; our Federal tax ID is 43-6052680.