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Click "Donate Now" in the navigation bar above or click any of the boxes below to give online today. To donate by phone, wire transfer, or donor-advised fund, contact Llewellyn Crain at

Your employer may match your gift. For more information, contact Janet Myott at

To make a gift of stock, get instructions here.

To make a gift by mail, please send to:

   The Old Globe
   P.O. Box 122171
   San Diego, CA 92112-2171

During this time of closure, our usual benefits are not available. But you will still enjoy special access and events when you donate to The Old Globe—and you will help make theatre matter to more people every day of the year.

Note: When you make an online gift, you have the opportunity to cover credit card processing fees, ensuring that your entire donation goes to The Old Globe. Thank you!

Other Ways to Give

If you are at least age 70 ½, you may donate your IRA required minimum distribution directly to the Globe and avoid income taxes on the gift. If you give more than $100,000 this year, you will benefit even more with the increased charitable deduction limit. Contact Bridget Cantu Wear at (619) 684-4144 or for more information.

If you would like to leave a legacy gift to The Old Globe, so that future generations may enjoy great theatre, learn more here or contact Bridget Cantu Wear at (619) 684-4144 or

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, H.R. 133, signed into law on December 27, 2020, extends the CARES Act provisions through 2021 allowing those who do not itemize their taxes to deduct up to $300 for charitable contributions (donor-advised funds are not eligible) and removes the cap on charitable deductions for those who itemize, raising it from 60% of adjusted gross income to 100%.

The Old Globe is a registered nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax-deductible. Our FEIN number is 95-1543396.

Giving to The Old Globe online is a secure process. All information concerning donors or prospective donors, including their names, addresses and telephone numbers, the names of their beneficiaries, the amount of their gift, and other details, shall be kept strictly confidential by The Old Globe, its staff and volunteers, unless permission is obtained from donors to release such information.

For more information, please contact Llewellyn Crain at (619) 684-4143 or

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While the coronavirus pandemic has changed how we make theatre right now, it hasn't changed who we are.  

Thanks to the support of theatre lovers like you, The Old Globe has innovated new ways of delivering great theatre during this time when our stages are closed. And now, with an end to the pandemic in sight, we need your help to bring live theatre back to our stages.

At our core, The Old Globe serves the public good. Theatre is an irreplaceable means of fostering connection, empathy, and beauty in the world. Your gift to the Globe’s Annual Fund supports all of the extraordinary work we do.

Productions and People 

You love The Old Globe’s world-class productions and the people who make them happen. Our sublime productions bring joy and laughter, connect us to each other, and remind us of our common humanity.

Arts Engagement and Humanities 

The Old Globe’s nationally renowned Arts Engagement programs serve 50,000 each year and galvanize members of our community through participatory theatre experiences and Globe for All tours of plays to community settings. The Globe’s Humanities programs, such as Thinking Shakespeare Live!, explore plays in context and make connections to broader issues and ideas.

The Next Generation

All young people deserve access to great theatre. The Globe offers free student matinees, programs in theatre performance and design, teacher and student workshops, and resources for the youth of San Diego.

New Work and Artists 

Theatre doesn’t exist without the playwrights, actors, designers, and directors to create and perform the shows you love. Salute the new plays and the talented artists who make theatre happen with a generous gift.

A More Equitable Future

The Old Globe serves the public good, including expanding opportunities for everyone in our community. Our community-developed Social Justice Roadmap points the way, and with your help, The Old Globe can offer programs to welcome all people through inclusive artistic, audience, and employment initiatives. 

A Celebratory Reopening

We’re preparing our theatres so that when we reopen, we can do so safely. We need your support to implement health and safety protocols and to make our shows available online for those not ready to return to the theatre.