Support

Explore the ways you can have a direct impact on BLUEBARN’s ability to change, charge, and empower on stage and in the audience. Tax-deductible, charitable contributions in all amounts enable BLUEBARN to bridge the gap between ticket revenue and operating expenses. Help support local theater!

Ways of Giving…


Individual Gifts

Most of the BLUEBARN’s most generous and loyal donors are private individuals who love theatre, just like you. We hear it over and over again: “It’s amazing what you can do with your modest budget.” Every gift counts and every donor matters, because your gift is put to immediate and meaningful use during the current season.

If you would like to make an individual gift to BLUEBARN, simply choose one of these three easy methods:

  • Click the DONATE NOW button to make a donation through PayPal.
  • Mail a check to BLUEBARN Theatre | 1106 South 10th St. | Omaha, NE 68108.
  • Contact Erin at 402-345-1576 or esample@bluebarn.org for personal assistance.

 
Donate Now


Corporate Sponsorships

A partnership with the BLUEBARN Theatre affiliates your company with an increasingly identifiable brand that has become synonymous with excellence and innovation.

By aligning with the BLUEBARN, corporate partners demonstrate a commitment to civic leadership in the community and gain access to the theatre’s unique opportunities for logo exposure, client entertainment and employee engagement.

The BLUEBARN will tailor a package to fit the needs and priorities of your company.
Sponsor benefits may include:

  • Company logo on marketing materials such as posters and postcards
  • Recognition on website and social media
  • Company advertisement in the playbill
  • Complimentary tickets for employees
  • Discounted tickets for other employees

If your company would like to become a BLUEBARN sponsor, please email Erin at esample@bluebarn.org.

Matching Gifts

Many employers offer a matching gift program that allows you to increase your giving to your favorite organization. This can double or even triple your gift to BLUEBARN, giving you the increased benefits and visibility that comes with your new level of giving. Inquire with your company’s human resources department to see if your gift to BLUEBARN qualifies for a matching gift.

Companies that Match

The following is a list of companies who have generously matched gifts for BLUEBARN in the past. This list is not comprehensive, so if you don’t see your employer on here, ask!

  • Cargill
  • Conagra Foods Company
  • Union Pacific
  • Mutual Of Omaha
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank
Do you work at a company that supports the arts?

If your company would like to become a BLUEBARN sponsor, please email Erin at esample@bluebarn.org.


MONTHLY GIVING

A recurring monthly gift is a great way to offer your ongoing support for the BLUEBARN. You decide what monthly gift amount is right for you and BLUEBARN will charge your credit card on the same day each month for as long as you choose. Once you set up your donation plan, you can forget about it! Call or email Keith Hart, Managing Director, at 402-345-1576 or khart@bluebarn.org.

 


STOCK GIFTS

To donate stocks and securities please contact Keith Hart, Managing Director, at 402-345-1576 or khart@bluebarn.org.

 


NAMING OPPORTUNITIES

The Gratitude WALL

Visualize your name carved into the hand-cut wood slat wall in our expansive new lobby, greeting our patrons at every performance. Gratitude Wall naming opportunities begin at $1500.00.

NAMEPLATES on theater seats

Envision your generous support recognized every time a BLUEBARNer leans back into one of our beloved theatre chairs, waiting for a show to begin. Naming a seat begins at $1000.00.

Brick as a ThickPorchyard BRICKS

Picture your name etched into a brick in our beautiful Endicott clay porchyard. Naming a porchyard brick begins at $150.00.

For information about any naming opportunities, please contact Erin Sample, Director of Development at(402) 345-1576 or esample@bluebarn.org


HONORARY & MEMORIAL GIFTS

An honorary or memorial gift to The BLUEBARN Theatre is the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or honor the memory of a friend or loved one. Donations may be made in any amount.  A personalized note will be sent in your name to the honoree or family member notifying them of your kindness and you will receive a letter documenting your tax-deductible contribution.

Contact Erin Sample, Development Director for personalized assistance, at 402-345-1576 or esample@bluebarn.org.

PLANNED GIVING

BLUEBARN welcomes gifts through wills, life insurance plans, securities, trusts, real estate and other non-cash vehicles.

Please email esample@bluebarn.org or call the BLUEBARN at (402) 345-1576 to discuss this option.

 


Support by advertising in our playbillAdvertising in the BLUEBARN’s Playbill

The BLUEBARN’s playbill is seen by more than 1,000 people during the run of every production. Advertisers who choose to partner with the BLUEBARN for an entire season can reach more than 5,000 consumers annually.

When you advertise in The BLUEBARN playbill, you not only support an important force in Omaha’s cultural landscape, but you reach consumers who will give your business serious consideration.

A full range of price options is available, starting at just $100.

If you would like to advertise in The BLUEBARN’s playbill, please email esample@bluebarn.org for details.

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WISH LIST

Dewalt 18 Volt Charger and 2 Battery Set
 


14″ Wood working bandsaw
 


Drill press (1″ shank if possible)
 


Mig Welder – portable
 


3D Printer
 


Porta band saw
 


Golf Cart

To donate items on our wish list, please contact Amy Reiner, Production Manager, at 402-345-1576, or email at areiner@bluebarn.org.