Corporate Giving

We are honored to receive private support from corporations that believe that a free classical music festival is an investment in the life of the city. Thank you to our corporate and foundation partners who have generously supported the Festival's mission through monetary donations and in-kind gifts and services.

Benefits of Sponsorship

Interested in giving back to the Festival? Depending on the level of support, the following benefits and recognition are available in return for your investment in the Grant Park Music Festival:

  • Opportunity to host a Sponsor VIP night to include a pre-concert or post-concert reception (all costs incurred shall be the responsibility of the sponsoring company).
  • VIP concert seating for executives, employees, and/or clients/vendors (for up to 100 guests)
  • Exclusive backstage tour for guests
  • Complimentary single night passes for general Pavilion seating for employees, guests, and vendors to enjoy during the season
  • Opportunity for 50-75 employees to attend a concert with seats in the Choral Balcony
  • Complimentary seats in the VIP Festival Box
  • Recognition in our program books, print ads, website and concerts

The Grant Park Music Festival staff will be pleased to work with you to develop additional public relations and hospitality activities for your clients or VIPs. Your corporate or foundation sponsorship can be customized to fit your organization's giving objectives.


The Festival reaches over 300,000 audience members in Jay Pritzker Pavilion each summer and over 500,000 more Chicagoans and visitors through its education and community engagement initiatives and live broadcasts on 98.7WFMT.