Z Space relies on your support!

Z Space is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization. We rely on the generosity of individuals and foundations to empower artistic risk, collaboration, and camaraderie amongst artists, audience and staff in the service of creating, developing and presenting new work. All donations by individuals are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Z Space's EIN is 94-3177230.

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Z Space will use your gift where it's needed most. From commissioning new Z Space productions to ensuring our community has a positive experience in our venue, you will support the day-to-day of keeping our multifaceted organization thriving.

Support Word for Word's 2019 production of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Word for Word Performing Arts Company is Z Space's Resident Theater Company, an ensemble whose mission is to tell great stories with elegant theatricality, staging performances of classic and contemporary fiction.

Youth Arts is a unique arts education program that reaches hundreds of Bay Area youth annually. Youth Arts aims to instill a love of language and reading, enhance performance skills, and bolster confidence and self esteem in the classroom and beyond by helping youth become better listeners, speakers, and readers.

Join a small but mighty group of Z Space supporters eager to help us take the next intrepid steps into our future, as a company and as a community. Z Insiders commit to making a gift of $1,000 or more per year for three years. Your commitment has an invaluable and lasting impact on our success as we look forward to the next stage of artistic growth!

Contribute to Kathak Artist, Farah Yasmeen Shaikh and Noorani Dance—Committed to enlightening minds and hearts through the arts. Support of Farah & Noorani Dance will go towards her ongoing artistic endeavors such as The Forgotten Empress, The Partition Project, and the training and programming for the next generation of Kathak artists in the U.S. and abroad.

Support Word for Word's Off the Page staged reading series, the public's first look at pieces we are considering for upcoming productions. With a public staged reading of a short story, we invite audiences to see the steps of our process of bringing a work from the page to the stage in the Word for Word style. Suggested $20 donation per Off The Page ticket.

Mixing elements of a rock concert and musical theater, The Red Shades showcases the talent of trans and queer artists of color. The Red Shades takes place in a unique cross-section of history and fantasy: a mid-sixties San Francisco queer subculture that includes a science fictional superhero community.

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pantsuits Theatre Collective presents the world premiere of a seriously radical feminist comedy, #GetGandhi running in Z Below for three weeks only!

Z Forge is a devising workshop at Drop Forge & Tool in Hudson, NY that brings together artists from around the country.

Z Space's inaugural festival will include staged readings and facilitated discussions around three ambitious and provocative plays that have been deemed “problematic” by certain theater industry gatekeepers.

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By credit card (see above)


Call Individual Giving Associate Vanessa Flores at 415.626.0453, ext. 106.

Please make out your check to Z Space, and send it, along with the address to which you would like us to send your receipt, to:

                     Z SPACE
                     Attn: Developement
                     499 Alabama Street, #450
                     San Francisco, CA 94110

Stock or Wire Transfer
Please contact our Individual Giving Associate Vanessa Flores at 415.626.0453 ext. 106 for account information and to notify us of the stock name and number of shares.

Corporate Matching Gifts
Your gift could be matched by your or your partner's employer.
Please contact your company to find out how, or contact
Vanessa Flores at 415.626.0453, ext. 106.

Planned Giving
Z Space relies on the gifts of generous individuals, some of whom choose to set up a planned gift in their wills. If you are interested in willing a donation to the Z Space, please contact Vanessa Flores at 415.626.0453, ext. 106.


In-Kind Support
Supporters may also donate either time, goods or services in-kind. In-kind giving opportunities include: housing for artists, office supplies and technology, event space and storage space. Call Vanessa Flores at 415.626.0453, ext. 106 for more information.

Tribute Gifts
Say happy birthday, celebrate an anniversary or life achievement, or honor the memory of a loved with a tribute gift to Z Space, your honoree will receive a notification from us. 

Wishing someone happy birthday? Give $30 or more and Z Space will send a birthday card on your behalf! Please indicate the honoree name and address to in the notes section when giving your gift.