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  • Individual Giving
  • Legacy Giving
  • Donor Benefits

Share the Power of Music

Community members of all ages and backgrounds experience the SLSO , thanks to friends like you who support great music-making year after year.

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Annual Fund

When you contribute to the SLSO’s Annual Fund, you make our community-supported orchestra possible. Your gift sustains musical excellence, fosters a passion for music, and supports our community. A gift to the SLSO enables us to enrich and inspire more than 255,000 lives through the power of live music every year.

Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts are a unique way to celebrate birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and retirements as well as honor a friend or loved one who has passed away.

IRA Charitable Rollover

Individuals age 70 ½ and older can make tax-free gifts totaling up to $100,000 per year directly from their IRA to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Stock Gifts

The SLSO gratefully accepts gifts of stock or appreciated securities. To notify the SLSO of your stock gift, please call 314-286-4185.

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DTC #: 0075
Account #: 5232-0787
Account Name: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Donor Advised Fund

When making your gift through a donor advised fund such as Schwab or Fidelity, please have them mail to our temporary offices while out of Powell Hall:

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
3701 B Grandel Square
St. Louis, MO 63108

Mail Your Gift

If you would like to support the SLSO by mail, please send your check to:

Attn: Office of Philanthropy
718 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103

Contact Us

Joe Drexelius • 314-286-4152
Director, Individual Philanthropy/Annual Fund

Become an Institutional Partner

The SLSO’s Institutional Philanthropy team works closely with corporations, businesses, and philanthropic organizations to help sustain the SLSO’s mission of enriching lives through the power of music.

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Legacy Giving

If you have ever said, “I wish I could give more,” a planned gift is for you. There are many kinds of planned gifts: legacy gifts through your will or trust, charitable remainder trusts, gift annuities, insurance policies and beneficiary designation.

Contact Us

Jaclyn Stewart-Strothmann • 314-286-4190
Senior Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving

Smart Ways to Give

Share the Power of Music

Community members of all ages and backgrounds experience the SLSO at Powell Hall and across our region, thanks to friends like you who support great music-making year after year.

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You can make a difference with your gift.

For more information, take a look at our Legacy Giving Brochure. If you’re ready to move forward with your gift, fill out the Intent Form and contact Jaclyn Stewart-Strothmann at 314-286-4190.

Donor Benefits

Join together with thousands of St. Louisans who help sustain our community-supported orchestra. When you give to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra you help enrich lives across our community through the extraordinary power of music. As a donor, you will receive exclusive benefits to enhance your SLSO experience.

Donors make a collective impact in fulfilling our mission of enriching lives through the power of music. To join simply make a gift at one of the levels below during the fiscal year (September 1-August 31).

Friends of the SLSO

Gifts up to $75

  • Open rehearsal invitation

Gifts $75 to $249

All of the above, plus:

  • Annual Friends Appreciation Event invitation
  • 25% off Classical ticket voucher*

Gifts $250 to $599

All of the above, plus:

  • 25% off Films & Specials concert voucher*

Gifts $600 to $1,499

All of the above, plus:

  • Bring a friend voucher for 2 tickets
  • One-time invitation to the donor lounge

* Based on availability

Leadership Circle

As our closest circle of supporters, members of the Leadership Circle are instrumental in providing the resources necessary to sustain a world-class orchestra. The SLSO is pleased to honor the vision of friends like you who invest in the orchestra’s artistic, community and education programs, with annual gifts of $1,500 or more.

Gifts $1,500 to $2,999*

All Friends of the SLSO benefits, plus:

  • Donor listing in Playbill, website, and Annual Report
  • Donor Lounge admission
  • Annual Meeting invitation
  • Leadership Circle event invitations
  • Opportunity to join SLSO on tour
  • 6 individual complimentary shuttle vouchers

 

Gifts $3,000 to $4,999*

All of the above, plus:

  • Complimentary valet parking
  • VIP services box office concierge service

Gifts $5,000 to $9,999*

All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to intimate meet and greets

Gifts $10,000 to $24,999*

All of the above, plus:

  • Concert underwriter for one performance

Philanthropic gifts at the President’s level ($25,000 and above) are given special recognition. For more information, please contact 314-286-4151.

* Tax laws may require you to reduce the deductible amount of your contribution to the extent of benefits accepted.

Founder’s Society

The Founders Society honors and recognizes our most generous benefactors for cumulative gifts to the Annual Campaign, Endowment Trust, galas and special projects, as well as ticket purchases, totaling $100,000 or more.

Founders Society members receive special recognition on the Wall of Honor at Powell Hall, in Playbill and other publications.

Share the Power of Music

Community members of all ages and backgrounds experience the SLSO at Powell Hall and across our region, thanks to friends like you who support great music-making year after year.

Donate

Contact Us

Joe Drexelius • 314-286-4152
Director, Individual Philanthropy/Annual Fund

Support the SLSO

Your gift to the SLSO ensures that music remains a thriving part of our St. Louis community today and for generations to come.

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