Applause Campaign

The Chipola Center for the Arts adds a dynamic dimension to the quality of life of the Chipola District and beyond. The Applause! fundraising campaign offers everyone exceptional opportunities to invest in the cultural life of the community and to be associated with the success and the history of the Center.

Be Seated

A view of the backs of theatre seats with engraves name plaques.

Establish a permanent presence in the Main Theater by purchasing a plaque on a seat that bears your name or the name of a family member, friend, company or community organization. This is an ideal gift for a birthday, anniversary, graduation and special occasion, as well as a distinctive way to celebrate achievement or honor the memory of a loved one.

Orchestra Seat Plaque - $250

Balcony Seat Plaque - $150

Be a Star

A wall at the Chipola College Center for the Arts decorated by a stars bearing names of donors

Be A Star of the Chipola Center for the Arts by purchasing a star that bears your name or the name of a family member, friend, company or community organization. Stars are a memorable, long-lasting gift. They can be used to celebrate achievement, to honor the memory of a loved one, or to welcome new children and grandchildren. Stars are mounted on the Be A Star wall in the lobby of the Center.

Gold Star - $2,500

Silver Star - $1,000

Bronze Star - $500


Legacy Initiatives

A view of the lobby of the Chipola Center for the Arts.

For those seeking a distinctive long-term association with the Chipola Center for the Arts, there are significant naming opportunities throughout the Center. They include:

  • Main Theater - $1,000,000
  • Experimental Theater - $500,000
  • Art Gallery - $250,000
  • Dance Studio - $150,000
  • Main Lobby - $125,000
  • Upper Lobby - $100,000
  • Green Room - $100,000
  • Drop-off Entrance Canopy - $75,000
  • Elevator - $25,000
  • Scenery Shop - $25,000
  • Costume Shop - $25,000
  • Dressing Rooms - $10,000 (5 available)
  • General Shop - $10,000
  • Paint Shop - $10,000

These opportunities may be secured by an individual or a group such as a business, a foundation or a community organization. They may be made in the form of a direct gift, securities, a matching gift, a planned bequest, a deferred gift, a multi-year pledge or a combination of these resources.

For information about specific Legacy Initiatives, contact Evelyn Ward, Director of Fine and Performing Arts, at