Donating to Riverdale Children’s Theatre

Facts About Your Donation

You can make a difference:  Donate to Riverdale Children’s Theatre!

Thank you to all of our loyal donors and friends who contribute to RCT each year. Your friendship and support is invaluable to our success. For those of you who have not donated in the past – or if you’re interested in learning more about donating to Riverdale Children’s Theatre, please take a moment to read the following information. Supporting your favorite theatre company with an annual donation is more valuable than you think! 

There are many ways of contributing financial support  Whichever way you choose, you gain both personal and financial rewards.  Making a contribution gives you the immense satisfaction of knowing you have played a tangible role in the continued excellence of Riverdale Children’s Theatre and to the future of the Bronx. 

Here are some of the ways you can give: 















Also , please consider a:

Charitable Bequest

Charitable Lead Trust

Charitable Remainder Unitrust

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

IRA Beneficiary

Living Revocable Trust

Other Beneficiary Designations 


Frequently Asked Questions


Don’t I support RCT when I buy a ticket? When you buy a ticket to the movies or to a baseball game, the cost of that ticket covers 100% of the expenses associated with producing that event. When you buy a ticket to the theatre, the cost of that ticket barely covers the expenses associated with producing the play. Theaters are non-profit organizations which thrive off the generosity of their donors. 

Why don’t you just raise your ticket prices? A night at the theatre should be financially possible for everyone! Our goal is to keep our ticket prices in a range where everyone can afford to go to the theatre. Ticket sales decrease with each increase in ticket price and many families would be unable to support us. We would earn more money per ticket, but we would lose a significant number of ticket buyers

Is my donation tax deductible? YES – to the full extent allowed by law! After your donation is processed by our office you will receive a thank you letter with all the information necessary.  Please contact your tax advisor for further information. 

What do you do with my donation? We spend it on the shows and instructors in our season! Next time you attend a performance, just look at the costumes, props, and scenery to see the affect of your generosity. Appreciate the level of excellence the young performers have achieved. You can be assured that your donation will directly fund the productions in the current season. When attending a Riverdale Children’s Theatre production, take pride in knowing your contribution is reflected on that stage. 

How do I make a donation? It’s very easy to make a tax-deductible donation to Riverdale Children's Theatre.

P.O. Box 630210

Bronx, NY 10463

(646) 436-3045

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