Ways to Give : Paramount Theatre Austin

Ways to Give


Ways to Give

Make a tax-deductible donation today to help protect the Paramount and Stateside Theatres. There are many options to help the theatres, including donations to specific programs, honoring a friend or loved one, employee matching programs or simply selecting the theatres to be a recipient through your Amazon Smile purchases. Thank you so much for your support!


Amazon Smile   |   Austin Marathon   |   Company Match   |   Cryptocurrency   |   Education   |   Honor/Memorial
In-Kind   |   Planned/Estate   |   Preservation   |   Randalls Good Neighbor   |   Stock   |   Wire Transfer



Calling all live music, film, comedy, and podcast fanatics – we would love to have you on our team in the future! As a volunteer usher, you help ensure our patrons of all ages have the best experience…all while seeing the shows YOU love. It’s easy to get involved: sign up now to be notified about our next orientation and training session or contact Stefanie Crock at scrock@austintheatre.org for more information.


Education Program Support

Our Paramount Education team is proud to provide high-level programming, student matinee performances and film screenings, and summer camps voted “Best Of Austin” in the Austin Chronicle Readers’ Poll. All of our programs have been modified for distance learning to reach students in the virtual classroom through online lessons and digital experiences. Your gift today has a direct impact on Central Texas youth, ensuring they have the opportunity to experience the arts and creative learning. Learn more about how far your education donation goes and donate now.


Preservation Contribution

Making a preservation gift today ensures timely, important structural maintenance and technology upgrades can be made to Austin’s oldest theatres. Your tax-deductible gift will protect history, enhance safety, and more through ongoing projects like structural and facade repairs and technology upgrades. Learn more about our current projects or support preservation efforts and donate now.


Planned/Estate Gift

A legacy gift in your will, trust or by beneficiary designation can benefit you, the Austin Theatre Alliance, and future generations. If you’re thinking about this type of gift, we recommend consulting with us and your financial planner to select the gift that’s right for you. Providing us with documentation is the best way to ensure that your gift is used in the way you intend. Learn more about making a planned gift.


Company Match

Many companies offer matching gift programs that will double and even triple the value of your gift. To find out if your company matches donations, check with your company’s Human Resources department. In addition, many companies offer a volunteer grant to organizations at which their employees or retirees volunteer a designated number of hours. Contact us for assistance.


In-Kind Donation

The Paramount and Stateside Theatres are always looking for in-kind donations to help us cover our needs and raise money to continue our programming, preservation, and education work. High end items for our annual gala or online auctions will receive prominent donor recognition. Examples of donations:

  • Stays in private homes for vacation getaways
  • High end jewelry – new or estate
  • Original artwork
  • Airline travel vouchers or credit card points
  • Artist performances and autographed items
  • Packet items and goodies for participants of the annual 5K fun run
  • Office furniture, computer hardware, and other office supplies for staff and volunteer offices
  • Washer and dryer for backstage production and artist use

If you have something to give, let us know by filling out our in-kind donation form.


Stock Donation

The Paramount and Stateside Theatres accept gifts of stock. Electronic delivery of stock shares is the fastest and most secure way to make a donation. Please provide your broker with the following information: UBS Financial Services, Inc; Account #: AJ 50030; DTC No: 0221; Legal Name: Austin Theatre Alliance. When you make a stock transfer and/or if you have additional questions about stock donations, please contact Maica Jordan at mjordan@austintheatre.org or 512-692-0519.

Donor Advised Funds

We accept Donor Advised Funds gifts. Please note that some membership benefits may not be eligible through Donor Advised gifts. Please contact Clara Hah, Associate Director of Individual Giving, for questions or more information at chah@austintheatre.org or at (512) 692-0530.

Honor/Memorial Gift

Honor your family, friends and loved ones by making a tax-deductible gift in their name for memorials, bequests, holidays, celebrations, milestones, or anytime. Donate online now with our Gift in Honor form.


Wire Transfer

You can make donations directly to the theatres by wire transfers or ACH. If you’re planning to make a donation this way, please see the details for each option below. If you have any questions about making this type of donation, please contact Krystal Parsons at kparsons@austintheatre.org.

If using a same day or three day wire via online banking:
Bank: Bank of America
Account No: 0060 4014 1556
Account Name: Austin Theatre Alliance
Routing No: 026009593

If using an ACH:
Bank: Bank of America
Account No: 006040141556
Account Name: Austin Theatre Alliance
ACH (ABA) No: 111000025

If using a “quick pay”:
Bank: Bank of America
Account No: 0057 4648 4914
Account Name: Austin Theatre Alliance
Email address: shill@austintheatre.org


Cryptocurrency Donation

Donating cryptocurrency is a non-taxable event, meaning you do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated amount and can deduct it on your taxes. This makes Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency donations one of the most tax-efficient ways to support your favorite theatres. Find out our accepted cryptocurrencies and learn more.


Ascension Seton Austin Marathon Half Marathon and 5K Benefitting Paramount Theatre

Run or Walk

Every February, thousands of runners will take to the streets of Austin for the the Austin Marathon/Half-Marathon/5K. You can join them and support the Paramount! Paramount Education is proud to be the recipient of funds raised through registration for the 5K. How can you help?

  • Register for the marathon/half marathon or 5K now.
  • Fundraise for Paramount Education through participation any of the race distances by selecting Running for Paramount Education as your Austin Gives Miles Charity.
  • Volunteer with the Paramount team at packet pickup.
  • Show up on the course and cheer on all of the runners!

Visit youraustinmarathon.com for more information.


Amazon Smile


Shop on Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Austin Theatre Alliance every time. You’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that a portion of your purchase goes to your favorite charitable organization!


Randalls Good Neighbor Program

Buy Groceries

The Paramount and Stateside Theatres are part of the Randalls Good Neighbor Program where 1% of your purchases are donated to the theatres. To participate, link your Randalls Remarkable Card to our charity number: 4330 at the customer service center in your local store. You don’t have to do anything more except continue to use your Remarkable Card when shopping at Randalls!


Donor FAQs & Contact

Check out answers to our commonly-asked questions about updating your information, sustaining gifts, and more. Need help or have additional questions? We’re here to help. Contact Krystal Parsons at kparsons@austintheatre.org or 512-692-0515.


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