Ways to Give

There are many meaningful ways to support your Cleveland Orchestra. Whether you give to the Annual Fund, the endowment, or make a gift of stock, you are preserving music in our community for future generations.

Donate Online

Donate by phone

Call us at 216-456-8400. Our team is happy to help you donate over the phone. Regular business hours are Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm.

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Donate by mail

Make your check payable to The Cleveland Orchestra and mail to the address below. You are welcome, but not required, to include our downloadable pledge form with your gift. You can also reach out to us at donate@clevelandorchestra.com.

The Cleveland Orchestra
Annual Fund
11001 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44106

Other Ways to Give

Give from your Donor Advised Fund

A Donor Advised Fund allows you to reap the tax benefits of several years’ worth of charitable donations – all at once.

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Make a tribute gift

Commemorate a friend, loved one, or special occasion with a gift to The Cleveland Orchestra.

Make My Gift

Have your company match your gift

Many companies today will match their employees’ charitable donations. Determine if yours will match your gift to The Cleveland Orchestra:

Match Your Gift

Donate stock

To ensure that you are properly credited and acknowledged for your gift, please call 216-456-8400 or email us. Your name is not listed with transfers of stock, so by notifying us we can credit and recognize you for your support.

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Give through your IRA

If you are 73 years of age or older, donating from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a convenient, tax-wise way to support the Orchestra. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA without paying income tax on your gift.

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Make a gift to the endowment

The Cleveland Orchestra endowment was established in 1928 by a group of forward-thinking leaders with a bold vision for the future of Cleveland and its orchestra. Through prudent investments, the endowment provides both immediate and long-term benefits.

Your donation will help address the Orchestra’s needs today while ensuring a healthy financial future!

For more information, please contact Katie Shames:


Create a Legacy

Did you know you can plan your giving in a way that benefits you and your loved ones financially, while impacting The Cleveland Orchestra long-term?

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