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When you donate to SPARC, you are playing the most vital role in providing arts education programs for youth.

SPARC is a 501(c)(3) community-based nonprofit organization that provides transformative performing arts education to over 2,000 students each year. SPARC’s Federal EIN is 54-1271758.

Your Support


We rely on the generosity of supporters like you to fulfill our mission to profoundly influence young people’s lives through exceptional performing arts education. Tuition and ticket sales cover less than half of our annual budget.

With your support, SPARC continues our more than 40-year legacy of turning no child away because of inability to afford tuition. Your gift also helps to sustain our community outreach programs so students of all means, abilities, and disciplines can have access to performing arts education.

THANK YOU for your support!

Transfer Stock to SPARC


Transferring stock to SPARC is an excellent way to support our mission — you get the tax deduction on the fair market value of the stock being donated, and you don’t pay capital gains tax on its appreciation. (Of course, please consult your tax advisor.)

Please note: We need donors to inform SPARC of their plans to transfer stock. Otherwise, we receive the shares but have no way of knowing who has given them! Please contact Barbara Wells, Director of Development, at bwells@sparcrichmond.org or 804.353.3393 ext. 238.

To make a gift of stock, please ask your broker to transfer the securities electronically via Depository Trust Company (DTC) to TD Ameritrade using the following information:

Account number: 427290486
DTC Routing Number: 0188
Contact Name: Dave Hamilton
Contact Phone: 804-364-2296
Account Name: School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC)

Questions About Making a Gift?

Contact our Development Team.

Barbara Wells, Director of Development
804-353-3393 ext. 238.

Amanda Covington Mullins, Assistant Director of Development
804-353-3393 ext. 233

Victoria Jackson, Development Coordinator
804-353-3393 ext. 237

Would You Like to Know More?

View Our ConnectVA Profile

SPARC maintains the highest standards of transparency and stewardship. Audited Financial Statements and Tax Returns from recent years are available on our ConnectVA profile.

If you have further questions or requests, our development team would be happy to help you! Please contact us at 804-353-3393 ext. 233.

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All SPARC programs are made possible, in part, by the generous support of: