More Ways to Support PlayPenn

We focus our resources on developing new plays, not productions. We generate no income from our readings or conference events. More than 80% of PlayPenn’s operating budget comes from individual contributors just like you. Thank you for your generous support.

Gifts of Stock

If you would like to make a gift of appreciated securities to PlayPenn, please contact Director of Operations LaShawna Bean at 215-242-2813 or

Charitable Bequests

Making provisions in your estate plans to support PlayPenn is an excellent way to leave a personal legacy as well as to ensure PlayPenn endures for generations to come.

If you have questions about making a gift of this kind, please contact LaShawna Bean, Director of Operations, at or (215) 242-2813.

If you have already included PlayPenn in your estate plans, we would like to acknowledge you. Please fill out our bequest intent form.

All statements of bequest are non-binding and fully revocable.


Every year PlayPenn partners with local businesses and individuals to provide essentials for the Conference.  Join with our area partners to bring new stories into the world.  Contact Program Associate Griffin Horn to learn more about how your business can engage with PlayPenn.

Matching Gifts

Does your employer have a matching gift program? If so, you could double or in some cases even triple  your PlayPenn support. Please contact your human resources or corporate giving department to learn about your employer’s matching gift policy.

"PlayPenn is incredibly valuable to all of us in the American theatre as a place where playwrights are given time to develop their work and prepare new plays for full production on stages across the country. "

-Jasson Minadakis, Artistic Director, Marin Theatre Company