When you support the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival you take an active role in bringing exceptional professional theatre to the Finger Lakes and Central New York Region.
How will my gift make a difference?
Your gift directly supports the productions you see on stage. Individual gifts help cover the cost of scenery, props, costumes, lights and sound – your gift enables us to provide you with the highest quality of entertainment at an affordable price.
How do we put your donation dollars to work?
Take a glimpse at a few of our production expenses:
- $800,000+ per year
To bring our Educational Theatre productions to schools across the state of New York
- $525,000+ per year
To bring incredible talent from around the country to our stages
- $265,000+ per year
To provide and maintain housing for our actors, artists and technical staff
- $200,000+ per season
For royalties and performance rights
- $120,000+ per season
Travel expenses for our guest actors, artists, production team and summer staff
How can I give?
Please contact Jessica Alexander, at
315-255-1305 or mail your gift to:
Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Support
17 William Street 2nd Floor
Auburn, NY 13021
We accept donations in the form of:
- Credit Card:
The Festival accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express
Please make checks payable to Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
Please contact our office at 315-255-1305 to discuss your stock gift
Matching gifts through your workplace
Matching Gifts Double Your Donation!
Take advantage of your employer’s Matching Gift Program. Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Please ask your company’s Human Resources Department whether they offer a matching gift program and make your tax deductible contribution to FLMTF.
Other ways to give
Click our Amazon Smile link when making purchases on Amazon.com. The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible AmazonSmile items and there’s no cap on how much we will donate.
Instructions to Add Merry-Go-Round on Amazon Smile:
- Open Amazon.com
- Below the search bar is a display of which charity you are currently supporting.
- To change this Supporting charity to our organization, click on the name.
- An info box will appear, click the orange ‘Change’ link below the charity’s name.
- This will take you to a separate page.
- Type in “Merry-Go-Round Playhouse” into the search bar and click the ‘Search’ button.
- Merry-Go-Round Playhouse will be in the result.
- Click the ‘Select’ button.
- You can now help Merry-Go-Round Playhouse while shopping on Amazon.