Donations mean more than just the amount

Studies show that children’s exposure to the arts raises test scores, strengthens critical thinking, and encourages compassion. Pollyanna invites you to support its mission to inspire children in these ways through its original productions for children performed on stage and in schools. As a bonus, your support will also help create a hopeful, imaginative culture that cultivates innovation.

Your meaningful financial support of any amount can make a difference in these and many other ways. The greater the amount raised the greater number of children and local communities are served.

Your gift of $10 = three admissions to low income children
Your gift of $30 = playwright royalties for one performance
Your gift of $50 = helps distribute cross curriculum materials to teachers and parents for a whole production.
Your gift of $100 = pays for 20 preschoolers to attend their first cultural event

Your gift of $200 = covers the cost of curriculum materials for an entire production
Your gift of $500 = costume materials for three costumes for one of our productions

Your gift of $650 = covers the cost of a Teaching Artist working in 6 preschool classrooms for a week of creative learning.

Your gift of $1000 = production design fees for an entire production

Your gift of $1,500 = the cost of commissioning a new play for our mainstage season

Your gift of $2500 = covers the contract fees for 4 actors in one of our productions

Your gift of $5000 = Covers almost all of the basic costs of producing one of our mainstage productions, making it possible for us to perform for up to 700 high at-risk children at no cost to their school or family.

Cross Promotion Opportunities: 

Pollyanna is always looking for ways to support other family-centric businesses in the Austin area with cross promotions through our website, Facebook and Twitter. If you would like additional details on cross promotions, please contact us.


Employer Donation Matching: 

Check with your employer to see if they offer donation matching! 

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Special Thanks to the following organizations who have helped Pollyanna serve more children in the Austin area: 


Pollyanna Theatre Company is funded and supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, The National Endowment, and the City of Austin through the Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office/Cultural Arts Division believing an investment in the Arts is an investment in Austin’s future. Visit Austin at