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Support the Hippodrome

As we find our way back to LIVE Theatre, in person cinema, gallery exhibits and educational experiences your donation to the Hippodrome Theatre is more meaningful than ever. We are so grateful for all the support we’ve received from generous patrons and donors, without which we could not survived during the past years. 

Ways to Give

Keep Gainesville Hipp

A tax-deductible donation to the Hippodrome General fund will go towards enriching the lives of people of all walks of life through theater, gallery exhibits, cinema, educational and community outreach programs. Make a one-time or recurring donation today.

Planned Giving

Your planned gift ensures the continuation of live theater’s transformative power for future audiences. By including a donation in your estate plans, you become a vital part of preserving cultural heritage and fostering creativity. J

Leading Ladies

Created in 2016 as the “Grande Dames” the recently relaunched Leading Ladies is a giving circle open to all women who wish to further the mission and goals of the Hippodrome Theatre through financial support. Leading Ladies members have access to behind the scenes information and exclusive events throughout the year.

The Collier Challenge

The Collier Challenge is a ten year donation campaign where each year the money raised will be matched by Nathan S. Collier of the Collier Companies. While this campaign is currently closed to new members, if you have already joined the Collier Challenge you can make your annual pledge at the link below. 

Become a Sponsor

The Hippodrome actively seeks partnerships with the business community in order to advance its artistic, educational and outreach mission. As part of this effort the theatre offers Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits that will serve the marketing and branding goals of many local companies.

Hippodrome productions are supported in part by: the National Endowment for the Arts, the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida, Visit Gainesville Alachua County, and by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department.