Make a Gift

The performing arts have extraordinary power.
They give us new ways of seeing ourselves.
They inspire us to connect with others.
They change us. And through us, the world.

Donor support ensures that the Center has the resources to achieve its mission of transforming lives through sustained engagement with the arts and that this extraordinary house of ideas can provide levels of opportunities for learning, exploration and growth and to foster innovation at the highest levels. 

​Make an impact and give now

Your support makes a difference, regardless of size.

Online

Use our simple and secure online form to make a credit card gift to the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

If you wish to make your gift “in memory” or “in honor” of an individual, please call 301.405.5550.

Phone

If you prefer to make your gift via phone, please call 301.405.5550.

Mail

If you prefer to mail your gift, please print this form and mail to:

Development Office
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Suite 3800
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Electronic fund transfer

You can have your gift automatically deducted from your savings or checking account every month when you participate in the University of Maryland’s EFT program. Deductions occur on or about the 16th of each month. Just fill out the enrollment form and mail to:

Development Office
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Suite 3800
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Securities

Other than cash, securities (stock shares, mutual fund shares, bonds) are the most popular asset to fund charitable gifts. Complete the University of Maryland’s securities transfer form and follow the instructions to submit your gift.

Matching gifts

Supplement your gift by taking advantage of your employer’s matching gift program. It is a way to quickly and easily increase the impact of your gift to the Center while boosting your share of philanthropy’s greatest benefit: personal satisfaction.

More than 33,000 companies match charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees and board members.

Search our online database to find out if your (or your spouse’s) employer matches. The search engine will also tell you exactly how to take advantage of this opportunity.