While cash is the simplest asset to make a current or future gift, there are other ways to make a significant contribution to the continued success of LA Opera.

Gifts Made by Beneficiary Designations

Use a beneficiary designation on a retirement plan, insurance policy, or donor advised fund to make a gift to ensure LA Opera’s future.  

Outright Gifts of Life Insurance Policies
You can use an insurance policy to make a tax-deductible charitable gift today in support of LA Opera’s future.

Charitable IRA Rollover Gifts/QCDs (Qualified Charitable Distributions)
Giving through IRAs is a great way to support the arts while reducing your tax burden.

Charitable Lead Trusts
Want to benefit from the tax savings that result from supporting LA Opera without giving up the assets that you'd like your family to receive in the future? Consider a donation in the form of a charitable lead trust.

Other Ways to Give
Other ways to play a starring role in bringing our stage to life.


Contact Kimberly Stafford at kstafford@laopera.org or 213.972.3141.

Disclaimer: LA Opera provides information intended to introduce certain concepts, and we caution prospective donors not to rely on it for any legal, tax, investment, or other purpose. We encourage those considering a gift to consult their professional advisors before making any gift.