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Individual and institutional donors are critical to the success of our mission. On average, ticket sales, grant funding, and other sources of earned revenue covers only 40% of our costs, making charitable contributions a significant source of support.


Gifts to the Annual Fund support operations to allow the SMSO fulfill its mission to Transform All Lives Through Music.

Sponsor guest artists and concert productions, or provide needed supplies that will help behind the scenes or enhance concert experiences.
Support the SMSO through a bequest in your will, as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or an insurance policy, or through a charitable annuity or trust.

Charitable contributions are a significant source of support as earned revenue covers only 40% of symphony orchestra costs.