donateNYC Partners

donateNYC encourages New Yorkers to support these nonprofit partners in their important reuse activities and social missions:

Theatre Development Fund Costume Collection

TDF Costume Collection

Dressing your projects for success, the TDF Costume Collection Rental Program has been in operation for over 40 years assisting productions no matter the size. Housing over 85,000 costume pieces all donated from Broadway, Off Broadway, opera, film, regional productions and individuals, the Collection offers reasonably priced rentals to over 1000 productions a year.

The TDF Costume Collection is a division of TDF, a non-profit dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone.

donateNYC Partner Fact: TDF Costume Collection received 27,294 pounds of donated costumes in 2017, and rented out over 15,000.


Accepted Donations: Please call ahead to ensure your donations can be accepted.

  • Clothing (costume/vintage)
  • Clothing Accessories (costume/vintage)
  • Dress Maker Mannequins
  • Eye Glassess
  • Theatre and Film Surplus
  • Shoes (costume/vintage)

Donations Not Accepted:

  • Clothing Hangers
  • Fabric & Textiles
  • Wigs

Pick-Up Service: Yes (case-by-case basis)

Location & Contact

TDF Costume Collection

34-12 36th Street
Astoria, NY 11106
Lower Level Suite 1