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Donation FAQs


How can I make a gift?

You can make a gift online, by phone at 505-986-5913, or by mail:

The Santa Fe Opera
Attn: Development Office
PO Box 2408
Santa Fe, NM  87504-2408

*Enclose a check payable to: “The Santa Fe Opera.”

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Will I receive an acknowledgement of my gift?

The Santa Fe Opera is most grateful for gifts of all sizes. Donors of $10 or more will receive an acknowledgement letter by mail.

What if I need a duplicate acknowledgement?

Please contact Donor Records at 505-986-5927 or email.

How can I obtain the opera’s 501(c)(3) letter?

To obtain a copy of the opera’s 501(c)(3) letter, please call 505-986-5913 or email.

What is the Santa Fe Opera’s Employer Identification Number (EIN)?

85-0131810 (Also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number)

Can I make a gift in honor or memory of someone?

You may indicate this preference while making your gift. Please include the name of the honoree and the address of the relative who should be notified.

How do I make a gift of stock?

Gifts of securities can be made directly from your broker to the opera’s broker.

Horizon Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley

DTC # 0015
Account Name: The Santa Fe Opera
IRS ID # 85-0131810
Account Number: 234-149634
Donor Name / Information (must be provided for proper recognition)
Contact: The Vista Group
Telephone: 505-988-7702, Toll Free: 800-757-3834, Fax: 505-988-7777 – or –

What is a planned gift?

Planned giving encompasses a variety of philanthropic strategies that help you provide for charity while also advancing your own financial and personal objectives.

Planned Gifts

Where can I find sample bequest language?

“I give to the Santa Fe Opera, Tax ID #85-0131810, presently headquartered at 301 Opera Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87506

Choose one:
1) The sum of $___________.”
2) __________ shares of stock in ________________Company.”
3) My real property commonly known as _________________.”

“I give to The Santa Fe Opera, Tax ID #85-0131810, presently headquartered here at 301 Opera Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87506, [__% or all] of the residue of my estate, including real and personal property.”

Where can I view my benefits?

2024 Donor Benefits (PDF)

View of theater deck during day from a distance

For more information, contact:

Kate Erda Smith
Director of Annual Giving