Ways of Giving


Central Square Theater is your theater. Your presence is the spark that brings our shows to life. Your contributions of any size help set them in motion!

Because we rely on both earned and contributed revenue to run Central Square Theater — the price of our affordable tickets covers only 35% of the cost of the show — your support is critical.

With your philanthropic support, we are able to create the kind of theater and auxiliary programming that keeps you and tens of thousands of other patrons coming back! Please make a generous gift online or send a check, payable to Central Square Theater,  to:

Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Making a donation to Central Square Theater in honor of or in memory of a friend or loved one is a meaningful way to celebrate that person. We will notify the appropriate party about your  gift, and we will send a gift acknowledgement to you, the donor. You may make your gift online or contact Maggie Moore Abdow for personalized assistance at 617.576.9278 ext. 208.

Gifts of Stock

Your gift of appreciated securities (stock) will help ensure the high quality of your theater’s productions and education programs and will provide you with special donor benefits in addition to potential tax savings. When making a stock transfer, please notify Maggie Moore Abdow at 617.576.9278 ext. 208 to ensure proper recognition of your gift.

Legacy Gifts

Central Square Theater will gratefully work with you and your financial planner to arrange a legacy gift including (but not limited to) a bequest, charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, life insurance, and retirement plan assets.

Matching Gifts 

Double or Triple your Donation to Central Square Theater! Please inquire with your company’s human resources department to see if your gift to Central Square Theater qualifies for a matching gift.

Donor Recognition

In appreciation of your support, we offer a variety of benefits designed to engage you more  closely with all that Central Square Theater has to offer.

You are central to our success! With  your generous support, we are able to create theater that throws open the doors to the future, and risks everything for what might be possible! 

Need more information?

Contact Maggie Moore Abdow at 617.576.9278 ext. 208, or mma@centralsquaretheater.org