What to Give

The simplest way to support LA Opera is through cash gifts. But creative gifts of assets can include stocks, bonds, and property (real estate and personal property such as artwork). These provide you with charitable deductions and can offer additional tax savings as well.

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

An actor climbing up steps on stage. Links to Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards
Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards
A gift of cash is easy to make.
Actors on stage. Links to Beneficiary Designations
Beneficiary Designations
Beneficiary designations are one of the simplest and most flexible ways to make a gift.
Actors with lights behind them. Links to Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Smart gift planning combines charitable intent with cost-efficient planning techniques.
Actors throwing paper in the air. Links to Gifts from Retirement Plans
Gifts from Retirement Plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to LA Opera.
A woman singing on stage with others. Links to Gifts of Life Insurance
Gifts of Life Insurance
Life insurance may fund a gift or replace the value of a gifted asset.
A performance on stage. Links to Tangible Personal Property
Tangible Personal Property
Tangible property contributions provide charitable deductions based on a standard of "related use."
Large group of actors singing on stage. Links to Gifts of Real Estate
Gifts of Real Estate
Most kinds of real estate may be donated to LA Opera.
A play being performed on stage. Links to Closely Held Business Stock
Closely Held Business Stock
Business owners contributing closely held stock are allowed a charitable deduction.

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