Like many performing arts organizations, Carousel Theatre relies on donations to keep our theater running and providing quality performances. Ticket sales alone do not cover our costs – we need the investment of sponsors who value what Carousel Theatre offers the community. . Please consider becoming a sponsor and help us continue to bring quality theatre to our community.
Including Carousel Theatre of Indianola in your will or trust is one of the easiest gifts you can make. It requires no money now and you can be certain to still take care of your family by choosing to leave a percentage of your estate or trust to Carousel Theatre of Indianola, rather than a specific dollar amount.
Just include the following language in your will or trust:
“I bequeath $______ or ______% of my estate for its unrestricted use and purpose to Carousel Theatre of Indianola, a non-profit corporation existing under the laws of the State of Iowa and located in Indianola, IA”
IRA Charitable Rollover
If you are 72 or older (or if you made a gift from your IRA before the aged was raised from 70½ last year), you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit Carousel Theatre of Indianola and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as ours without having to pay income taxes on the money. This law no longer has an expiration date so you are free to make annual gifts to our organization this year and well into the future.
Why Consider This Gift?
Your gift will be put to use today, allowing you to see the difference your donation is making.
You pay no income taxes on the gift. The transfer generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you benefit even if you do not itemize your deductions.
If you have not yet taken your required minimum distribution for the year, your IRA charitable rollover gift can satisfy all or part of that requirement.
Recognize the life of a loved one by designating Carousel Theatre as a recipient of memorial gifts. Donors/families that designate Carousel Theatre as a recipient of memorial contributions have their loved one who passed away recognized in our entryway.
Carousel Theatre of Indianola is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and Contributions are tax-deductible for income, gift, and estate taxes. Our EIN is 51-0245626