How we pay for the TYPS

The Tucson Youth Poetry Slam is a program of Spoken Futures, Inc., and is supported by grants, foundation support, and most importantly: donations.

Donations to support the Tucson Youth Poetry Slam can be tax deductible if made through our fiscal sponsor, Southwest Institute for Learning (see below).

What Your Donation Does

Donations to Spoken Futures, Inc, parent organization of the Tucson Youth Poetry Slam, are used to provide writing and performance workshops for youth in Tucson, Arizona, as well as supporting our famous monthly poetry slam, held every 3rd Saturday at Bentley’s House of Coffee and Tea.

Donate Online Now

We accept donations through Action Network. Please consider setting up a monthly contribution, even $5-$10 a month (or more!) is very helpful to our work. Please note that donations made through Action Network are *not* tax deductible. Please see below for tax deductible options.

Donate Through the Mail

Please make checks payable to our fiscal sponsor, Southwest Institute for Learning and please specify Spoken Futures / TYPS on the memo line.

Checks can be mailed to:

Southwest Institute for Learning
attn:: Spoken Futures
11090 E Old Spanish Trail,
Tucson AZ, 85748

Donations made through our fiscal sponsor are tax deductible. If you would like a receipt for tax use, please include a note saying so.

Thank you!