Q. What can I put on my plaque?
A. Your dedication may be up to 2 lines of 18 characters each.
Q. Can I select a specific seat?
A. Please call us and we will assist in your selection. While you are invited to choose a seat, selection will be subject to availability.
Q. Is my contribution tax deductible?
A. Yes, it is 100% deductible.
Q. Can I make my gift over time?
A. Yes, gifts may be made in $500 installments over 5 years.
Q. Can I make my gift as a payroll deduction?
A. If you are a Penn State faculty or staff member, download and complete the Faculty and Staff Form to make a gift to the University through your paycheck. Retired faculty and staff may use the Penn State Retired Faculty and Staff Contribution Form to arrange either recurring or one-time contributions. Both forms allow you to designate your gift to the college, campus, or program of your choice. Send the completed form to the Office of Annual Giving, 2583 Gateway Drive, Suite 200, State College, PA 16801, or fax it to 814-865-8755.
Q. What is the President’s Club?
A. Membership in the President’s Club is offered annually to Penn State donors whose gifts total $2,500 or more during that fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). All supporters are eligible, and gifts paid in a current fiscal year count toward membership in that fiscal year. While planned or deferred commitments are not included in President’s Club totals, any outright gift may be counted, including cash, securities, support from family foundations and donor-advised funds, and matching gifts from employers.
Q. Am I guaranteed to be able to sit in the seat that I dedicate?
A. We are unable to guarantee that you will be able to sit in your dedicated seat(s). Seats are subject to availability and do not include any booking rights or advanced booking privileges.
Q. Where will my gift be directed?
A. All gifts will be directed toward support for scholarships and high-priority projects within the School of Music.
Q. Can our string quartet make a collaborative gift?
A. Yes, any group can make a collective gift as long as it is made in one transaction.
Q. Who do I call to find out more?
A. Please contact Robyn Krause-Hale in the Arts and Architecture Development Office, 814-863-2142, email RecitalHallSeat@psu.edu.