The Guild succeeds on gifts of all levels:
• The gift of your time
• Planned giving that costs you nothing now
• Underwriting of education programs
• Education Fund contributions
• Event sponsorships
Today, music and art programs in schools are scarcer than ever. Yet musical arts — especially Opera — are powerful educational tools. Opera education broadens conceptualization skills, nurtures creative thinking and ignites innovation … and educates the whole child. See our programs in action.
Our community depends on the Guild’s award-winning opera arts in-school programs. And we depend on gifts from you. Together, we can inspire students to make positive choices and grow to be a conscientious, intelligent, sensitive and culturally aware adults. Download our gift opportunities brochure and learn how you can ignite a spark and make a difference.
Give to the Guild... and give voice to potential. Here’s how you can play a vital role:
The Guild’s Education Fund: A Gift for all Seasons
Established in 1995, this fund presents a great opportunity for individuals to support our comprehensive opera arts in-school and community education programs. Every cent of every dollar contributed to the Education Fund is placed in a professionally managed account. Interest and income generated provides ongoing financial support for our education programs.today and for generations to come.
The Opera Guild Circle
Individual patrons have always given generously to support San Francisco Opera Guild’s music and outreach programs that serve the Bay Area community. They know how important the introduction of music can be into the lives of young children, older students and adults. Click here to give today.
Opera Ball Table Sponsorships
Opera Ball opens our season with glamour. Purchase a table and spend an unforgettable evening with 10 of your guests -- treasured friends or important business associates.
The San Francisco Opera Guild Legacy Society
Give a lasting gift that costs nothing today -- but will help generations of children in years to come. We regularly recognize Opera Guild Legacy Society members in opera programs and as part of our events. Your thoughtful Legacy gift can come in so many different forms of estate planning:
• A bequest in a will or trust
• A beneficiary designation from an retirement or life insurance account
• Gifts of stock or appreciated assets
• Real estate or personal property gifts
Many planned giving options help you give to the Guild without incurring capital gains taxes and can provide other tax benefits. Please remember the Guild in your planned giving and help ensure the ongoing vitality of the Guild’s education programs.