What to Give

The simplest way to support the Met is through cash gifts. But creative gifts of assets can include stocks, bonds, and property (real estate and personal property such as artwork). These can not only provide you with charitable deductions, but can also offer additional tax savings.

Choose the category of assets below that best fits your situation.

Rollover image of a scene from Act I of Puccini's La Bohème. Link to Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards. Rolloer image of Anna Netrebko and Ambrogio Maestri in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore. Link to Gifts of Appreciated Securities. Rollover image of Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek in Wagner's Die Walküre. Link to Gifts of Retirement Plans.
Rollover image of John Relyea and Danielle de Niese in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro. Link to Gifts of Life Insurance. Rollover image of Plácido Domingo taking a bow at the 125th Anniversary Gala. Link to Tangible Personal Property. Rollover image of Patricia Racette as Cio-Cio-San in Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Link to Gifts of Real Estate.
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Office of Planned Giving
The Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, New York 10023
Telephone: 212-870-7388
E-mail: encoresociety@metopera.org
Tax ID number: 13-1624087