Your gift may used to establish a permanent endowment fund for a specific purpose at the Straz Center. Named endowment gifts offer special opportunities to honor the donor’s family, a loved one, or one’s self. Funds will help the Straz Center to accomplish artistic and educational goals, as well as help to meet the challenges of a complex business environment. The funds will be managed by the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Foundation to provide a stable source of income for future programming and operations at the Straz Center
Naming gift options include:
The Straz Center offers a variety of physical spaces ranging from classrooms to administrative offices to artistic space. Naming opportunities are available for a wide variety of prices starting at $10,000 (major opportunities listed below).
*Customer Service Plaza
*Maestro’s Main Restaurant
*Gardens (north side of complex)
*Stage at Morsani Hall
*Stage at Ferguson Hall
*Main Donors’ Lounge in Silbiger Lobby
*Main Donors’ Lounge in Ferguson Hall
*Silbiger Friends’ Lounge (balcony)
*Ferguson Friends’ Lounge (balcony)
Providing scholarships for needy and deserving students at the Patel Conservatory is crucial. For as little as $25,000 you can create a named educational scholarship fund for students who need financial assistance of for the artistically gifted. Your gift, which will be named in perpetuity, will provide a full scholarship each year for children or adults to participate in the Straz Center’s education programs. Funding may also be used to support the Starz Center’s Access Arts Program, which brings needy students to the center for performances and classes.
Educational Departments at the Patel Conservatory
Name the music, dance or theater departments at our renowned Conservatory starting at $1 million per department.
Name an artistic, teaching or administrative position at the Straz Center or the Patel Conservatory. Gifts from $500,000 to $3 million.
Put your name or that of a loved one on a theater seat.
For more information on naming opportunities, call Bill Faucett at 813.222.1071.