Ways to Give

The world needs music now more than ever. Your donation today will help the Festival reach audiences in new and innovative ways.   

Every gift makes a difference and enables the Festival to remain artistically innovative, authentically welcoming and uncompromising about creating free, extraordinary summer music experiences for all of Chicago. Learn more about ways to give:

  •  Support Now: Give a one-time or reoccurring gift to support the music that lifts our spirits and the Festival’s commitment to remain free and accessible for everyone
  •  Membership: Become a member to receive access to reserved seats and other benefits while providing critical philanthropic support for the Festival
  •  Impresario Society: Join our passionate circle of leadership donors who make it possible for the Festival to continue to grow artistically and reach new heights of community impact
  •  Memorial and Honorary Giving: Pay tribute to the special people and occasions in your life with a gift to the Festival in the name of a loved one, friend, or colleague
  • Planned and Estate Giving: Join our Nikolai Malko Society by making a planned gift and ensure the legacy of free classical music in Chicago for generations to come.