Annual Fund



Support your community stage!

Lakeshore Players Theatre is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that needs your generous gifts of support to ensure access to the performing arts for everyone in our community. Thank you for supporting local students, families, seniors and Lakeshore Players Theatre. Your gift ensures the performing arts will remain strong and vibrant in your community for generations to come. How you can support Lakeshore Players:

  • Join the Producer’s Circle

  • Become A Sustaining Giver

  • Leave A Legacy and consider Lakeshore in your estate planning

  • Request a Corporate Match through your companies giving program

  • Donate by Stock Transfer

Join the producer’s Circle!

Support your community stage by joining our inaugural Producer’s Circle. This elite group of individual donors ensures the highest quality of performing arts programming by committing to financially support Lakeshore Players Theatre as we expand our program to better serve the needs of our community. Become one of the first to donate at the levels below and enjoy these great benefits beyond helping your community stage.

Season Underwriter $15,000 +

All Benefits Listed Below, plus:

·       Group of tickets and access to Pre-show VIP Room (Subject to availability)

·       1-2 Donor Lunches with Executive Director and Show Director

Fellow $5,000 - $14,999

All Benefits Listed Below, plus:

·       Walk on nonspeaking role during the spring show

·       First to hear season announcement at season preview brunch  

Partner $2,500 - $4,999

All Benefits Listed Below, plus:

·       2 “Behind the Scenes” donor events annually

·       Concierge ticketing service

Supporter $1,000 - $2,499

·       Invitations to opening night toast on stage

·       Recognition on lobby digital signage during run of shows

·       Receive Donor Card redeemable for two glasses of wine or beer per performance

Become A Sustaining Giver! 

Regular occurring monthly, quarterly or annual gifts save on the expense of reminders and manual processing by staff members.  This means more of your contribution goes to supporting the artistic entertainment and educational programming created by your community stage. Help us be better stewards of your contributions while making the experience of giving easier on yourself.

The process is easy.  Provide a credit card and indicate the frequency and amount of your donation and our secure customer relationship management software takes care of the rest!  You’ll be provided a detailed summary of your gifts after the end of the year.  

Leave A Legacy!

Leave a legacy to benefit your community into the future.  Please consider Lakeshore Players Theatre in your estate planning.

All donations to Lakeshore Players are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Seat naming does not guarantee the rights to reserving that seat for a performance. Plaque location may change due to construction design changes.



The following opportunities for public recognition in the new performing arts center are available to donors:

  • Prominent donor name recognition in the playbill for a year after your gift.

  • Advance ticket notices, invitations to exclusive programs and events, major openings, lectures, and refreshments.

  • Name recognition in special Lakeshore Players publications and materials


Contact Lizzie Rainville, Development Manager

651-429-2316 //

Benefits are subject to change


Transferring securities to Lakeshore Players Theatre, Inc. allows you to make a gift and receive a charitable deduction equal to the full, fair market value of the securities.


The best method of transferring these assets to Lakeshore Players Theatre is to contact your broker and electronically transfer the stock from your account to Lakeshore’s account at Edward Jones. Avoid selling the assets and then making a gift of the proceeds, because this will trigger a capital gains liability for you.


In order for us to acknowledge your gift and provide you with
an receipt for tax credit, please take the following steps:

Let us know that you would like to make a gift of stock by calling the Lakeshore Players Theatre business office: 651-429-2316

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Please provide the following information:

Call your broker and ask them to contact Edward Jones and provide the following information:

  • Name: Edward Jones

  • Contact: Chuck Edson

  • Address: Edward Jones 4886 Highway 61 N. Ste. 102 White Bear Lake, MN 55110

  • Phone: 651-429-1210

  • Fax: 888-501-2082

  • DTC #: 0057

  • FBO: Lakeshore Players, Inc. and Edward Jones

  • Account Number: 307-17772-1-7