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Established in 1949, Peninsula Symphony’s mission is to enrich the lives of people in our community with inspiring, innovative, high-quality musical presentations at affordable prices, and to promote music education through engaging programs for children and adults. Your support will enable us to ensure that individuals from across the socio-economic spectrum in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties are able to experience the beauty and transformative power of live music performance through the presentation of our Home Series and our Bridges to Music educational outreach program.

Individual donations

By giving to the Peninsula Symphony you are ensuring that affordable, inspiring, innovative and high quality musical presentations continue on the Peninsula. There are many benefits that accompany each level of giving. Please consider a gift of cash, stock or in-kind service or item to PSO. Your gift may also be made in honor of or in memory of someone special, while helping to support a worthy cause.

Corporate donations

Corporate donors play an essential role in the success of the arts in Silicon Valley, whether it’s investing in the cultural vitality of the region or supporting needed arts education. Peninsula Symphony offers a broad range of benefits through recognition and entertainment to meet your needs. We are happy to tailor a specific benefit package that is aligned with the needs and interests of your organization.

Corporate matching

Ask your employer to match your contribution. Many companies in the Bay Area will double their employees’ contributions to nonprofit organizations. It’s a great way to make your gift to Peninsula Symphony at no extra cost to you. Plus, you’ll receive giving rewards at the level that includes the matching gifts made on your behalf. Contact your human resources department to see if you qualify. CLICK HERE for a list of Bay Area companies that will match your gift to Peninsula Symphony.

Legacy giving

Please ensure that Peninsula Symphony will thrive well into the future by making a legacy gift. There are several vehicles to consider that will help you fulfill your financial, retirement, and philanthropic goals. Contact Sheri Frumkin, or 650-941-5291. Please CLICK HERE to download the legacy giving form.

Adopt-A-Musician

Adopt-A-Musician is a unique opportunity to make a contribution to the symphony while honoring one of your beloved Peninsula Symphony musicians. Tax deductible adoption fees start at $500 and you can adopt an orchestra member, principal chair, or concertmaster. CLICK HERE for more information about this program.
• Orchestra Member $500
• Principal Chair $1000
• Concertmaster $1500

Check out all these musicians adopted so far! Adopt yours HERE!

In-Kind Donations

In-Kind gifts are very valuable to Peninsula Symphony and are also fully tax-deductible. Please note the following wish list, and let us know if you can accommodate PSO with any of the items requested.
• Event and entertainment venues, including private homes
• Guest housing for visiting artists
• Catering and restaurant services for special events
• Wine for special events
• One of a kind experiences and opportunities for auction fundraisers
• Working keyboards, wind, string, and percussion instruments for youth programs
• Projector screen & projector for on-stage visuals

MAESTRO AL FINE: ($25,000 AND OVER)

• Framed autographed photo with Maestro Klein and you
• Private dinner with the maestro at local exclusive restaurant
• Special introduction to concert soloist by Maestro Klein
• 10 season subscriptions
• Reserved premium seats at all subscription concerts
• Private lunch with 2-4 orchestra musicians at a local restaurant
• Organization’s logo or name on all season and printed materials
• Invitation to attend concert dress rehearsals (for glimpse of “behind the scenes”)
• Name listed on concert lobby poster display
• Invitation to pre-season announcement party with Maestro Klein in private home
• Invitation to post-concert receptions
• Signed PSO CD
•Acknowledgement in Program

FORTISSIMO: ($10,000 – $24,999)

• 4 season subscriptions
• Reserved premium seats at all subscription concerts
• Private lunch with 2 orchestra musicians at a local restaurant
• Organization’s logo or name on all season and printed materials
• Invitation to attend concert dress rehearsals (for glimpse of “behind the scenes”)
• Name listed on concert lobby poster display
• Invitation to pre-season announcement party with Maestro Klein in private home
• Invitation to post-concert receptions
• Signed PSO CD
• Acknowledgement in Program

CRESCENDO: ($5,000 – $9,999)

• Organization’s logo or name on printed materials
• Invitation to attend dress rehearsal (for glimpse of “behind the scenes”)
• Name listed on concert lobby poster display
• Invitation to pre-season announcement party with Maestro Klein in private home
• Invitation to post-concert receptions
• Signed PSO CD
• Acknowledgement in Program

PRESTO: ($2,500 – $4,999)

• Name listed on concert lobby poster display
• Invitation to pre-season announcement party with Maestro Klein in private home
• 1 season subscription
• Invitation to post-concert receptions
• Signed PSO CD
• Invitation to attend dress rehearsal (for glimpse of “behind the scenes”)
• Acknowledgement in Program

SCHERZO: ($1,000 – $2,499)

• Name listed on concert lobby poster display
• Invitation to pre-season announcement party with Maestro Klein in private home
• Invitation to post-concert receptions
• Signed PSO CD
• Acknowledgement in Program

SEASON LEAD SPONSOR ($25,000)
  • Full page ad in all concert programs
  • 10 reserved seats to each concert
  • Acknowledgement as a lead sponsor in:
    • Season brochure (2nd printing)
    • Concert posters and flyers
    • Top billing on title page of concert programs
    • PSO Web site
    • Radio advertising (need to confirm KDFC is ok with this)
    • E-blasts
  • Special lobby signage (24×36 poster)
  • Acknowledgement from stage by Maestro Klein, plus onstage recognition at opening concert
  • Invitation to post-concert receptions
  • Invitation to rehearsals
  • Exclusive dinner with Maestro Klein & Guest Artist
  • Invitations to salons with guest artists
  • Complimentary table at gala fundraiser

 

CONCERT LEAD SPONSOR ($10,000)
  • Full page ad in concert program
  • 10 reserved seats to concert
  • Acknowledgement as a lead sponsor in:
    • Season brochure (2nd printing)
    • Concert posters and flyers
    • Title page of concert program
    • PSO Web site
    • Radio advertising (need to confirm KDFC is ok with this)
    • E-blasts
  • Special lobby signage (24×36 poster)
  • Invitation to rehearsal
  • Acknowledgement from stage by Maestro Klein
  • Invitation to post-concert reception
  • Invitation to salons with guest artist

 

CONCERT ASSOCIATE SPONSOR ($5,000)
  • Half page ad in concert program
  • 6 reserved seats to concert
  • Acknowledgement as an associate sponsor in:
    • Season brochure (2nd printing)
    • Concert posters and flyers
    • Within concert program
    • PSO Web site
    • E-blasts
  • Special lobby signage (18×24 poster)
  • Acknowledgement from stage by Maestro Klein
  • Invitation to post-concert reception