Make a Donation
Support the arts in your community by making a gift to COCA. There are many ways you can show your support for multidisciplinary arts education.
- Early Registration privileges and no registration fees for COCA education programs.
- Unlimited discounts on COCA camps and classes.
- Listing in the COCA Family Theatre Series program. Purchase
Membership Plus! ($150)
Includes all of the above, plus:
- Two free tickets to the COCA Family Theatre Series.
- Invitations to exclusive events. Purchase
Support Circle ($250-$1,499)
By becoming part of the Support Circle, individuals step up to join with COCA as a partner in fulfilling the mission of enriching lives and building community through the arts by making an annual philanthropic gift. Members of the Support Circle receive all of the benefits of COCA Membership including early registration and no registration fees for COCA education programs and unlimited tuition discounts, plus special invitations to exclusive events.
The Richard Baron Leadership Circle ($1,500 and above)
Members of the Leadership Circle share the passion for COCA’s mission and the vision for its long-term impact. Named for COCA’s founder whose foresight and perseverance created a unique cultural resource in St. Louis, the Richard Baron Leadership Circle at COCA helps to maintain COCA signature programs, while increasing COCA’s impact in a variety of new areas. Leadership Circle members receive all of the benefits of COCA Membership and are invited to be COCA’s guest at the Fall Appreciation Event, featuring nationally known performers and one-of-a-kind festivities.
For questions about COCA’s membership programs, including the Richard Baron Leadership Circle at COCA, please contact: Pam Mandelker, Director of Development, , (314) 725-6555 ext.109.
Making a tribute gift is a convenient and thoughtful way to celebrate a special occasion, honor a friend or family member, or – in the form of a memorial gift – to remember a loved one. The honoree or designated person receives a card acknowledging your contribution. Your name is listed as the donor, but the amount of the gift is not indicated. In addition, you will receive a card acknowledging your tax-deductible gift, with the amount indicated, which will serve as a receipt for tax purposes.
Download COCA's Tribute Form. To make a gift to the COCA Tribute Fund, or for more details, contact Gina Wake at (314) 725-1834 x144,
- Scholarship Endowment Fund
The Scholarship Endowment Fund ensures that the gifted young people who will become tomorrow's professional musicians, dancers, actors or visual artists receive the level of training they need and deserve, regardless of their income. COCA offers part and full-time scholarships to students in financial need. The following named endowment funds have been established in honor of loved ones, family members, or COCA staff members.
- The Lee Nolting Dance Scholarship Fund
- The Stephanie Riven Scholarship Fund
- The Peter J. Witte Memorial Scholarship Fund
For more information about making an endowment gift to one of the following established funds or to establish a new fund, contact Gina Wake at (314) 725-1834 x144, .
Whether you are a long-time COCA member, a dedicated patron, or have just recently discovered the magical COCA experience, you can establish a legacy of support that will secure COCA's success for generations to come.
If you have remembered COCA in your estate plans, we encourage you to notify COCA by filling out and returning the Bequest Allocation form.
For more information, contact Virginia Howell at (314) 725-1834 x154, .
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For information, please contact Gina Wake at (314) 725-1834 x144 or COCA does not have an online form to donate.