Planned Giving


Invigorate lives through dance as your legacy by considering a planned gift to The Big Muddy Dance Company! Bequests, deferred gifts and other estate planning – or planned gifts – represent a unique and mutually beneficial way of giving.

Planned giving is an excellent way to support The Big Muddy Dance Company’s work and the legacy and longevity of the organization, while ensuring your own financial security and that of your family. Preparing now will help ensure that the people and causes important to you are remembered.

Planned giving options for your consideration:

  • Will or Living Trust
    The Big Muddy Dance Company is named as a beneficiary in your will or trust.

  • Life Insurance Policy
    The Big Muddy Dance Company is the recipient or a named beneficiary of a policy.

  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    Transfer of property or cash to The Big Muddy Dance Company in exchange for lifelong annuity payments to you or a loved one while at the same time receiving potential tax benefits.

  • Charitable Remainder Trust
    Cash or assets to a trust where beneficiaries are named and receive benefits with the remainder then benefitting The Big Muddy Dance Company.

If you have decided to include The Big Muddy Dance Company in your estate plans, the following language may be helpful as you prepare your documents and will help ensure The Big Muddy Dance Company receives your generous gift. Please consult your professional advisors for your tax, legal and specific needs.

Sample Bequest Language
I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath St. Louis Dance theater - dba The Big Muddy Dance Company, located at 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive, in St. Louis, MO 63103 (EIN 27-2706005), the sum of $_____ [or all or ____% percentage of the residue of my estate] to be used for its unrestricted use and purpose.

If you have already included The Big Muddy Dance Company in your estate plans, thank you for your generosity! We hope you will notify us of your decision so that we can recognize you for your gift.

Learn more about planned giving options.

For more information, contact Erin Prange at 314.338.4058 or by Email.

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