Thanks to your generous support Smuin Ballet shares the joy of dance with the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

Smuin Ballet is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization presenting world-class contemporary ballet in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area for more than 20 years! Ticket sales cover less than 40% of our annual budget. We are grateful to donors like you that enable us to continue our ground-breaking work. Learn about the benefits of donating.

Please invest in Smuin Ballet by making an online donation today through our secure online portal or by sending your gift to our offices at 44 Gough Street, Suite 103, San Francisco, CA 94013.

Thank you for supporting evocative, entertaining, and original dance.

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Ways to Give

There are many ways you can support Smuin Ballet. Scroll down to explore ways to give, or contact Development Director Deb Glazer at 415-556-5000 x 100 or for more information.

Matching Gifts | Stocks and Bonds | Planned Giving | Donor-Advised Funds | AmazonSmile | In-Kind Giving

Matching Gifts
Your employer may match your contribution to Smuin Ballet, doubling or even tripling your impact! Contact your company’s human resources department to find out whether you too can benefit from these matching opportunities. Some of the matching gift programs in our community:

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
Adobe Matching Gift Program
Apple Matching Gifts Program
Autodesk, Inc.
BNY Mellon Community Partnership
Bank of America Matching Gift Program
Chevron Texaco Matching Gifts Program
The Coca-Cola Company Matching Gifts Program
EA Electronic Arts, Inc.
eBay Matching Gifts Program
ExxonMobil Foundation
Gap, Inc.
Google Matching Gifts Program
IBM Matching Gifts Program
Union Bank
Visa, Inc.

Stocks and Bonds
Smuin Ballet gratefully accepts gifts of stock, bonds, and equity. Please consult your financial advisor about the tax benefits of gifts of stock, which can include reduction of tax on appreciated assets and charitable tax deductions.

If you would like to donate stock, please download and fill out this form and provide it to your financial institution.

Planned Giving and Estate Planning
Share your passion for contemporary ballet with future generations and maintain the legacy of Michael Smuin’s unique vision by joining Smuin Ballet’s Legacy Circle. As a member of the Legacy Circle you will be recognized in every theater program going forward and invited to exclusive Legacy Circle events.

Planned giving can include bequests, charitable remainder trusts, and a wide variety of options that provide long-term stability and income for you and Smuin Ballet. Please speak to your financial advisor about your options. For more information, contact Development Director Deb Glazer at 415-556-5000 x 100 or

Donor-Advised Funds
Please request that payments from your donor-advised fund be made payable to Smuin Ballet. Our Tax ID Number is 94-3197247.

Donations may be mailed to:
Development Department
Smuin Ballet
44 Gough Street, Suite 103
San Francisco, CA 94103

Support Smuin Ballet while shopping on! AmazonSmile is easy and automatic. By going to the AmazonSmile page and choosing Smuin Ballet as your beneficiary, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase amount back to Smuin!

In-Kind Giving
When you contribute in-kind, we put your gift directly to work where it’s most needed. Some of our on-going needs include:

  • Beverages and food for donor events.
  • Lodging for visiting choreographers and artists.
  • Items for gala auction such as vacation packages, season tickets at our fellow performing arts organizations, restaurant certificates, or exclusive experiences.
  • Contracted professional services (web support, photography, graphic design, editing)

If you have an idea for an in-kind gift not listed here, please contact Development Director Deb Glazer at 415-556-5000 x 100 or to discuss your idea.

Our Tax ID Number is 94-3197247.