Give to The Santa Fe Opera Annual Fund

Donation Amount


Membership Levels and Benefits

$1–149
Friend
$150–299
Donor
$300–599
Contributor
$600–1,499
Supporter
$1,500–3,499
Partners Council
$3,500–4,999
National Council
$5,000–9,999
Patrons Council
$10,000–24,999
Benefactors Council
$25,000–49,999
Directors Council
$50,000–99,999
Producers Council
$100,000 or more
Founders Council

 

See Benefits at a Glance for those amounts
that are not tax-deductible. Or, you may decline benefits.

 

Special Gift Designation Opportunities

Designate your gift to one or more of our programs (optional).

Education Programs

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    Pueblo Opera Program Sponsor

    $5,000 or more

    Working with New Mexico's 19 Pueblos and 3 Reservations each year for 35 years, this nationally recognized program provides a multi-dimensional theatrical and operatic arts experience that honors participants' tribal heritage and rich cultural identity. Year-round programs and events include Student-Produced Opera, the Spring Apprentice Tour, and Youth Nights. Gifts help make it possible to offer all events free of charge.

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    Youth Nights at the Opera Sponsor

    $5,000 or more

    Donors to this longstanding program help provide an opportunity for New Mexico children and young adults to see Opera dress rehearsals at a substantially discounted price. Public school teachers are offered free tickets to bring promising students. Nonprofits working with at-risk children and youth also receive subsidized tickets, as do children in the Pueblo Opera Program. Interactive education presentations help engage young audiences before performances and during intermission.

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    Student Produced Opera Sponsor

    $7,500 or more

    Children develop dramatically improved literacy skills while working together to create the story, music, costumes, sets and staging of their own opera in this critically acclaimed program, led by teams of artists-in-residence professionally trained in music and theater. These programs are offered virtually free of charge—and with some 35 projects and 4,000 participants annually, sponsorship support is warmly welcomed.

Apprentice Sponsorships

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    Apprentice Singer Sponsor

    $12,500 or more

    By underwriting an Apprentice Singer you can see the world of opera through the eyes of an extraordinary young talent and meet with them over lunch at the Opera Cantina to learn first-hand of their hopes and dreams.

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    Apprentice Technician Sponsor

    $12,500 or more

    Here's your chance to help a bright young talent just starting his or her career. Sponsors underwrite hands-on technical training in all aspects of production, ranging from costume design to wig-making to stage carpentry. You'll hear first-hand from “your” Apprentice what a difference your support has made toward achieving their hopes and dreams for the future.

Production Underwriting

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    Production Underwriting Consortium

    $10,000 or more

    Join with other like-minded opera lovers in pooling your support to help cover the costs to stage one of the season's exciting productions. Consortium members enjoy an insider's perspective on The Santa Fe Opera and share a newfound pride of ownership as full-fledged creative partners.

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    PRINCIPAL ARTIST SPONSOR

    $50,000 OR MORE

    Whether you have a soft spot for sopranos, or a bias toward baritones—sponsor any one of our principal singers for the season, and enjoy a closer connection to “your” artist while helping to bring his or her extraordinary talents to a deeply appreciative Santa Fe audience.

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    Conductor Sponsor

    $50,000 or more

    When "your" esteemed conductor steps up to the podium and brings forth the first notes of the evening's overture – you can feel a unique sense of pride in knowing your gift helped bring this talented individual to the Santa Fe Opera stage.

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    Director Sponsor

    $50,000 or more

    Make your indelible mark on the Santa Fe Opera's season by sponsoring one of our five accomplished directors as he or she guides cast and creative team in bringing an exciting new operatic vision to life.

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    "A Night at the Opera" Sponsor

    $100,000 or more

    Underwrite one performance of your preferred opera and, along with five guests, enjoy a night to remember.

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    Production Underwriter

    $100,000 or more

    Become a modern-day Lorenzo de Medici or J. P. Morgan with your generous patronage – and take pleasure in knowing that you've been instrumental in the creation of your own exciting Santa Fe Opera production.

Corporate Matching Program


Please send matching gift forms to:
The Santa Fe Opera
Resource Development Office
P.O. Box 2408
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2408
Fax: 505-986-5946
Email: resdev@santafeopera.org

Recognition for Your Contribution

Examples:
Mr. and Mrs. John Smith
John and Jane Smith




Benefits for Your Contribution


Any Comments or Questions?

The Resource Development department will respond to your questions or comments and send you a receipt. We thank you for your support!