Attend a 4th Wall event: We’d love to have you around more often. Aside from our plays, 4th Wall hosts cocktail hours, talkbacks, a reading series, and, occasionally, outside artists in our space. Keep an eye on our site for updates. We’ll see you soon!
Become a season subscriber: Join our community of subscribers and never miss any of the action at 4th Wall. Take advantage of discounted single tickets, advance access to the best seats in the house, and other insider perks. Sign up online beginning the summer before an upcoming season.
Make a one-time gift: A simple step towards deepening your relationship with 4th Wall is a one-time online, snail mail, or over-the-phone contribution to our Annual Fund. This involves you in our community of donors and provides immediate support for 4th Wall’s operating needs. A donation at any level helps tremendously.
Set up a monthly gift: Deepen your commitment to 4th Wall by making a recurring gift. Ongoing contributions help us plan for the future and demonstrate your faith in the work happening at 4th Wall. Visit our website to set up a monthly donation today.
Sponsor an artist’s contract: Gifts can be made specifically to supplement the cost of an artist contract for a show, or donors can give to underwrite an artist position for the full season (one equity actor each show, one director each show, one costume designer each show, etc). These contributions help us stay true to our mission to promote equitable actor and designer pay in Houston and instill you as an invaluable member of our production team. Talk to Tim Richey at email@example.com to learn more.
Underwrite an upcoming play: Interested in a title 4th Wall is producing; why not sponsor the show and help ensure its success? We offer underwriters insight into the play-making process and invite them along for the journey with access to rehearsals and the chance to visit with our artists about their experience creating the play. You’ll also enjoy name or logo displays, on-stage thanks at each show, and a batch of complementary tickets. Email Tim Richey at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Consider joining our board: Are you a long-time fan, seeking to truly help steer the rudder at 4th Wall? Committed donors, able to attend regular meetings and provide sustained support to the company are always welcome to reach out about board membership. We remain discerning, but our board’s nominating committee is happy to review your name and talk further with you about your goals as a board member.
Take a dip in our DipJar: Have you seen the newest addition to our theatre lobby? This vase-sized piece of technology has quickly become our favorite fundraising tool. Next time you’re at the space, you can easily make a quick gift to 4th Wall by dipping your card in the jar. It’s a fun, simple way to continue leaving a positive mark at 4th Wall.
Follow us on social media: An indirect way to show your support is to like or follow us on our social platforms. If you want to stay up on the day-to-day happenings at 4th Wall, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn are great windows through which you can see behind the scenes.
Plan an in-kind donation: If you’d like to help us out and have something unique to offer, we’d love to talk! 4th Wall is made possible by both monetary and in-kind contributions. If you have spare storage space, can get a discount on lumber or fabric, know a food or beverage distributor, run a restaurant, make visual art, have access to a possible silent auction item, work in graphic design, operate a print shop, work as a professional photographer, run a valet service, are getting rid of office supplies in good condition, or might be able to offer support in any other way, please consider 4th Wall.
Volunteer: As with in-kind donations, a great way to keep 4th Wall running is to be a physical presence at our space throughout the year. We have recurring needs for ushers, front-of-house managers, event volunteers, skilled production labor, and other help throughout the year. Volunteering is a fun way to meet more of our community and support 4th Wall beyond a financial gift. You can also talk to your company about volunteerism. 4th Wall is happy to acknowledge an in-kind gift of volunteer hours if given under the aegis of your employer.
Find out if your company offers matching grants: An easy way to double your impact at 4th Wall is to reach out to your HR team and see if your company offers matching grants. 4th Wall is happy to handle the paperwork if your company wants to connect with our Managing Director at email@example.com.
Donate every time you shop Amazon with AmazonSmile: To shop at AmazonSmile, simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. On your first visit, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases. They will remember your selection and every eligible future purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will benefit 4th Wall.
To discuss any of the above opportunities or learn more about our development efforts, reach out to our Managing Director, Tim Richey, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 832.668.5903.
4th Wall Theatre is a 501(c)(3) incorporated in the State of Texas, and all donations are tax-exempt. Iconography designed by Vaibhav Tyagi (single & multiple ticket), David García (single coin), MRFA (multiple coins), Luis Prado (actor), bmijnlieff (theatre), Massupa Kaewgahya (board), Nick Kinling (dipjar), Landan Lloyd (follow), Gan Khoon Lay (in-kind), Adrien Coquet (volunteer), and Nithinan Tatah (company) via the Noun Project.