You Have Questions? We have answers!

Please take a moment to check out some Frequently Asked Questions below. If you need more information, please do not hesitate to call a Development Representative by calling the Central City Opera offices at 303.292.6500.

HOW MUCH SHOULD I GIVE? IS THERE A MINIMUM?

All donations of any size are welcome and appreciated.

ARE YOU ABLE TO DESIGNATE A GIFT TO A SPECIFIC PURPOSE?

Many gifts can be designated. Please contact the Development Department at 303.331.7014 to let them know your desired purpose.

WHEN DO I RECEIVE MY TAX RECEIPT?

Tax receipts or Donor Acknowledgement Letters are usually mailed within 10 – 14 business days.

I HAVE LOST MY DONOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT LETTER WITH MY CONTRIBUTION INFORMATION, AND I NEED IT FOR MY TAXES.

Please contact the Development Office at 303.331.7014, and we will send a copy of your Donor Acknowledgement Letter to you.

HOW AM I ACKNOWLEDGED FOR MY GIVING?

Donors of $100 or more are recognized in the Summer Festival Program, and often in other periodicals Central City Opera produces. Donor Acknowledgement Letters are issued for all eligible donations.

I GAVE A GIFT LAST YEAR. WHY WASN’T IT IN THE SUMMER FESTIVAL PROGRAM?

Due to printing deadlines and schedules, the Summer Festival Program recognizes gifts of $100 or more that are received between May 1st of the prior year and April 30th of the current year.

HOW DO I GIVE A GIFT OF APPRECIATED STOCK?

Electronic transfer is the most secure and expedient delivery process available for making your gift of Appreciated Securities. Contact Scott Finlay, Director of Development, at 303.331.7018 for transfer instructions.

HOW DO I MAKE A PLANNED GIFT FROM MY ESTATE?

There are a variety of ways to make planned gifts, often with significant tax advantages to you and your family. It is recommended that you discuss this with your accountant and/or financial advisor. Legacy gifts to the Central City Opera are recognized through the Yellow Rose Society. For more information, contact Scott Finlay at 303.331.7018.

FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION

Central City Opera House Association is a public charity exempt from income, gift and estate taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. CCO’s federal tax identification number is 84-6002285.