About the Theatre:


Burning Coal is a 501 (c), donating is tax deductable.

There are several ways to contribute to Burning Coal Theatre, including subscribing, volunteering time, monetary contributions, tax-deductable contributions, and helping us find housing for artists and tools for our work. Thank you, deeply, for considering giving. Our theatre is here, and we are who we are, in large part  because of you.  Learn more below. 

By making a tax-deductible contribution to our annual operating campaign, you support Burning Coal Theatre’s ongoing programming. 

For Honors Donations, please make your contribution here, then email Burning Coal at with the name or names of the Honors Recipient.  Their name(s) will then be listed in our programs.

Levels of giving are:

    1. Patron – $1000 +
    2. Benefactor – $500 – 999
    3. Contributor – $250 – 499
    4. Associate – $100 – 249
    5. Advocate – up to $99

AND if your employer has a Matching Gifts program, do be sure to apply for that to double your contribution! Please let us know to expect a match by emailing

Make a Donation Today (Click Here)

Stoking the coals, fueling the fire, and enhancing your experience – our next chapter.

Click here to learn more about Fuel The Fire, a 3-year, $300,000 campaign to enhance the Burning Coal experience.

As part of this campaign, you can name a chair in honor of one you hold dear. Please call us at 919.834.4001 to discuss naming rights or email Nathalie Ray at

Burning Coal partners with organizations and businesses to build mutually beneficial relationships.

Give your employees thought-provoking, profound experiences, promote your brand to local audiences, and support innovative art in your community through a sponsorship.

Click here to learn about the impact your organization can make with Burning Coal.

As a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit, we rely on community support in a variety of ways and there is a place for everyone. We encourage you to get involved in any way you can!

Here are some suggestions of ways to make a real difference for professional artists in your community (other than a monetary donation):

Become a Subscriber: Subscribing guarantees you a seat for every included production*, and provides us with valuable funding at the beginning of the season.

–  Volunteer, Hammer a Nail, House an Out-of Town-Artist, or Fulfill our Wishlist: Learn more about the myriad of ways your time and other resources can make a big difference.

– Spread the Word & Connect with Us: Tell your family, co-workers and friends about Burning Coal. Word of mouth is our greatest strength! We also love to hear feedback on your Burning Coal experience. Click here to join our e-newsletter (typically sends 1 email every other week). Follow us @burningcoaltc on your preferred site: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, and TikTok.