Giving

How To Give

The Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts exemplifies the synergy or the performing, visual and media arts at Temple; it serves as the gateway for creative collavoration among the Boyer College of Music and Dance, and the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts and the community.

Your support for the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is essential, and there are many ways to give.

Alumni, parents and friends make gifts with different kinds of assets and in a variety of forms, including cash, checks, credit cards, marketable securities, or real estate to name a few. To learn more about opportunities to support the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts, please browse the Frequently Asked Questions below, or contact us:

Assistant Dean Development and Alumni Relations 
Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts
215.204.7017 

To make a secure gift online to Film and Media arts, click here.

To make a secure gift online to Theater, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where do I send my gift?

Please send your check (made payable to Temple University):

Temple University
Institutional Advancement
Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts
P.O. Box 827651
Philadelphia, PA 19182-7651
 
Indicate your gift purpose in the memo line

To make a secure gift online to Film and Media arts, click here.

To make a secure gift online to Theater, click here.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Temple University (and thereby the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts) is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, therefore your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by the law. Temple University has operated since 1884 and became established as a nonprofit charity in 1926. Our federal tax identification number is 23-1365971. You should consult your financial planner or tax adviser to determine the exact tax advantages of any gift you are considering. We provide a receipt for all gifts that can be used to claim a tax deduction. If you need a copy of the receipt or need a receipt for your annual giving please call 215-926-2221.

Will I receive a tax receipt when I make my gift?

Yes, all donors receive an official acknowledgment from the university that serves as a tax receipt.

What is the Annual Fund and where does my donation go?

The Annual Fund is the most direct way for the alumni, friends and family to support every effort at the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts. Every year, Temple students, faculty and alumni invest their time and talents in the community, the region and the world. As a donor, your philanthropic investment drives this impact. Annual gifts are truly significant and inspiring.

 To make a secure gift online to Film and Media arts, click here.

To make a secure gift online to Theater, click here.

Where does the Division of Theater, Film and Media Arts need the most support?

With the increasing challenges of financing higher education, Temple University has identified scholarships as the current top giving priority. A new scholarship fund can be endowed with a minimum gift of $50,000, and there are many existing funds which would benefit from gifts of any amount.

I'd like my contribution to go to a particular program. How do I make sure that happens?

You can always indicate a specific purpose for your gift, such as a department's operational budget or a named scholarship fund. If you choose to make your contribution using our secure online giving form, indicate your designation by following the prompts. If you would like to send a check, please specify your designation in the memo line of the check.

I'd like to make a contribution in honor or memory of someone. What do I need to do?

Many donors choose to give in honor of a faculty member or graduate, or in memory of a loved on who believed in the power of the arts. If you choose to make your contribution using our secure online giving form, indicate who is being honored or memorialized by following the prompts. If you would like to send a check, please specify your designation in the memo line of the check. Honorees, and families of those gifts given in memoriam, will be notified of your generosity.

How can I take advantage of my (or my spouse/partner's) company's matching gift program?
Across the nation, more than 20,000 companies set aside philanthropic dollars for matching gift programs. By taking advantage of your employer’s matching gift program, you can double or even triple both the value and impact of your donation to Temple.

To find out if your (or your spouse/partner’s) employer has a matching gift program, click here or email us.

While each company has its own guidelines, most requests are simple:
  • Request a matching gift form from your employer. 
  • Complete and submit the form to Temple along with your gift.
  • Temple will verify the completed form, return it to your employer, and a matching gift contribution will be issued to the university.
Mail or fax your completed form(s) with your gift to:
 
Temple University Office of Institutional Advancement
Attn: Temple Fund
TASB/1852 North 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Fax: 215-926-2504
How can I get more information about making a planned gift?

Click here to learn more about planned giving at Temple University. Planned gifts create a win-win solution for you and Temple University.

Alternatively, you may contact Jennifer E. Jordan, Assistant Dean, Development and Alumni Relations for assistance.

Other Questions?

Email any questions about supporting the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts.

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