Ways to Donate

As a 501(c)3 organization registered in New York State, contributions to HB Studio are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Learn more about our many giving programs:

HB Green Room Circle. HB’s membership program for major donors (gifts $500 or more), including exclusive benefits for Green Room Circle members.

HB Legacy Circle. HB’s inaugural planned giving program, established to strengthen HB’s future and realize the dreams of our founders Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen.

Richard Mawe Scholarship. Richard Mawe Scholarship Fund will go directly to subsidizing tuition for participants who might otherwise lack the means to study their craft.

Mark Blum Scholarship. The Mark Blum Scholarship provides talented artists with essential financial support to study in the Hagen Core Training program.

HB Studio gratefully accepts online donations, personal checks, gifts of securities, employer matching gifts, bequests, sponsorship support, and in-kind donations.

Personal Checks

Personal checks should be made payable to “HB Studio” and mailed to:

HB Studio
120 Bank Street
New York, NY 10014

Important Note: HB Studio has experienced significant delays receiving mail from USPS since the shutdown of our buildings due to the CoVid-19 pandemic. We encourage all donations to be made online to avoid extended processing time. Please anticipate additional processing time for all personal checks or credit card information sent via mail to our business address. 

Stock Gifts

HB Studio gladly accepts gifts of securities. If you would like to make a gift of stock, please contact bookkeeping@hbstudio.org for further detailed instructions.

Employer Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are a wonderful way for donors to fully maximize their financial contributions to HB Studio. Your level of support will be publicly acknowledged as the gift amount including the support from your employer’s matching gift! Request more information today and contact your employer’s HR department to coordinate with their Matching Gift program.


One powerful way to show your support and investment in the future of HB Studio is to include us in your estate plans. The simplest way to make a planned gift is through a bequest in one’s will, or to make HB Studio a partial beneficiary of a life insurance policy. For more information on how to make a planned gift to HB Studio, learn more about the HB Legacy Circle.

HB Season Sponsors & HB Neighborhood Partners

HB Season Sponsors underwrite fundraising and public events at HB Studio in exchange for exclusive sponsorship benefits and marketing/visibility benefits. HB Neighborhood Partners make in-kind donations of food or supplies to help support HB Studio’s community-led events, like our annual Spring Clean-Up. HB Season Sponsors and HB Neighborhood Partners demonstrate good corporate citizenship and a commitment to corporate social responsibility, positively contributing to our thriving community of artists in New York City. Contact us to learn more!

In-Kind Donations

Even if your resources are limited, you can help support HB with an in-kind gift! Our ability to accept your gift depends on our current need and capacity – please contact us if you have an item you’d like to donate. HB Studio welcomes in-kind contributions of goods or services including but not limited to: theatrical seating and lighting, graphic/web design, database management, computer hardware and A/V equipment, furniture, travel, catering, and hospitality.