Ways to Give

Annual Fund

Choose one-time or monthly giving to the COCA Annual Fund.

Tax-Free IRA Charitable Gifts

Make a Tax-Free Charitable IRA gift to COCA. A special donation opportunity is available for individuals age 70½ years or older who can make tax-free gifts directly from their IRA to COCA and other qualified public charities.

COCA Membership

COCA Membership provides a new way to create, engage, and connect. With special events and perks for joining, you’ll be part of a unique community passionate about arts, education, and creativity.

Tribute Fund

Make a donation to COCA in honor of a special person, in commemoration of an event or in memory of a loved one.

Richard Baron Leadership Circle

Commit to helping COCA accomplish its most ambitious goals with a gift to the Richard Baron Leadership Circle.

Matching Gifts

Extend the reach of your charitable donation to COCA with the support of your employer’s matching gifts program.

COCA Legacy Circle

Advance our work and support the legacy and longevity of COCA, while ensuring your own financial security and that of your family, with a planned gift.

Stock Gifts

Consider making a stock gift to COCA.


You shop, Amazon gives! When you shop through AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, search for “COCA” in the “Pick your own charitable organization” search bar, and select it before you begin shopping. AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and every eligible purchase you make going forward will result in a donation.


Sign up for an eScrip card, or add COCA to your existing card today! Every time you shop at Schnucks or other participating retailers, a portion of your spending comes back to COCA to support our programming.

If you already have an eScrip card, go to your account at www.eScrip.com and add “Center of Creative Arts.” You are allowed to have three charities on one card.

If you do not currently have an eScrip card, pick one up at Schnucks, or request one by sending your name, address, zip code and email address to Audrey Lucas, Development Assistant, 524 Trinity Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63130. You may also reach Audrey at 314.561.4873 or alucas@cocastl.org

COCA Center of Creative Arts does not intend for the any of the above examples to be construed in any way as either legal or financial advice. COCA strongly recommends that you consult your financial or tax advisor.

COCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and does not receive United Way or any taxpayer support. Contributions to the COCA Annual Fund are eligible for tax deduction to the limit allowable by law.