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Thank you for your support!

Your generosity helps ensure Strawdog can remain a vital component of Chicago’s theatrical ecosystem. Thanks to the support of donors like you, we work with over 100 local artists each season to create exciting theatrical experiences that champion our core values of Ensemble, Connection, Challenge and Community.

There are many ways to support Strawdog, one of Chicago’s oldest ensemble theatre companies. If you have any questions about renewing your support or becoming a Strawdog donor, please contact Artistic Director Leda Hoffmann at ledahoffmann@strawdog.com.

Strawdog is a 501©3 non-profit organization and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our Tax ID Number is 36-3602224. 

Phone
Call 773-644-1380 and eave a voicemail and Artistic Director Leda Hoffmann will get back to you.

Mail
Checks are payable to Strawdog Theatre Company and can be mailed to 1802 W Berenice Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

Monthly or Quarterly
Select Recurring gift” when making a donation online and choose the amount you’d like to give monthly or quarterly, and we’ll automatically bill your debit or credit card. Being able to count on regular income means the world to scrappy organizations like Strawdog!

Matching Gifts
Many employers offer a matching gift program that allows you to increase your giving to your favorite organization. This can double or even triple your gift to Strawdog, giving you the increased benefits and visibility that comes with your new level of giving. Inquire with your company’s human resources department to see if your gift to Strawdog qualifies for a matching gift.

Planned Giving
Share your passion for the theater by making a gift to Strawdog in your will or estate plans. Your gift can provide financial security to Strawdog while offering you and your estate significant tax and other financial benefits.

In-Kind Support
Supporters can also donate their time, goods, or services in-kind. Donate food or drink to our next event, or office furniture, or doors…almost anything! Contact Artistic Director Leda Hoffmann at ledahoffmann@strawdog.com for more information.

Donor Levels and Benefits

To thank you for your generosity, Strawdog is pleased to offer donors a number of exciting benefits. If you have questions about your membership level or benefits, please contact Artistic Director Leda Hoffmann by emailing ledahoffmann@strawdog.com.

Friends of Strawdog

$125–$249 — Sponsor

  • Recognition in our performance programs and online for one year!
  • Early access to tickets for extension performances and special events

$250$499 — Contributor

All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to a technical rehearsal

$500–$999 — Sustainer

All of the above, plus:

  • Prominent recognition in the performance program and on our website for one year
  • Invitation to a Backstage Tour led by an Ensemble member

$1,000$2,499 — Director

All of the above, plus:

  • Recognition on the Wall of Thanks in our new lobby!

Producers Circle

$2,500$4,999 — Associate Producer

All of the above, plus:

  • Listing as Associate Producer” for your chosen production
  • Year-long recognition as Associate Producer” in performance programs, on the website, and on the Wall of Thanks in our new lobby
  • Two complimentary tickets to Board Night performance and reception of your chosen production

$5000$9,999 — Producer

All of the above, plus:

  • Recognition as Producer” for your chosen production
  • Year-long recognition as Producer” in performance programs and on the website
  • Invitation to the first rehearsal and read-through of your chosen production
  • Four complimentary tickets to Board Night performance and reception of your chosen production

$10,000+ — Executive Producer

All of the above, plus:

  • Recognition as Executive Producer” for your chosen production
  • Year-long recognition as Executive Producer” in performance programs and on the website
  • Six complimentary tickets to Board Night performance and reception of your chosen production
  • A Personalized behind-the-scenes experience. Let us work with you to create a benefits package that fits your interests!

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