The Encore Campaign
Securing the Performing Arts Center for future generations.
Historically, the majority of contributions to the Foundation’s endowment have come in the form of bequests and other planned gifts. We very much wish to continue to grow the endowment through “legacy” commitments over time, and desire over the next several years to grow our Legacy Society membership from the current 56 members to well over 100.
More immediately, however, the Foundation has an incredible opportunity to grow its endowment through current gifts from a special fundraising effort. To this end, the Foundation and its Board of Directors launched the quiet phase of the Encore Campaign on September 1, 2013. The Campaign went public on January 22, 2015 during Curtain Up! —a special public event held at the PAC with local performing artists.
The Encore Campaign is the best and only solution toward ensuring that the Performing Arts Center 20 years from now maintains its pristine look and state-of-the-art features, remains as accessible and affordable as it is today, and continues to grow its reach and connection to our youth and to our community.
Please consider joining us in this important task through an endowment gift to support your Performing Arts Center.
Together, we are creating a legacy for current and future generations and preserving all of our investment in a community asset. We invite your support of our world class performing arts center.
Thank you to those that have finished their Encore Pledge. Your generosity secures the Performing Arts Center for future generations to come.
Brendan McAdams, Chair
Merikay Peterson Guhring
Curt Van Inwegen
For more information about your involvement and support of our campaign, please contact:
Foundation for the Performing Arts Center
(805) 541-5401 x11
Making the first gift
Each time I enter the theater at the Performing Arts Center, I am transported to a magical place. Music and drama, dance, laughter and lecture open up the world to audiences of all ages. I want to maintain and preserve this beautiful creative space for our community and for future generations. Please join me.
– Libbie Agran
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