Did Mimi’s death in La boheme bring a tear to your eye?
Did you laugh at Osmin’s antics in Abduction from the Seraglio?
We work to touch your emotions and bring joy to your heart. If the music moved you, we are doing our part.
But we need your help!
Supporting Opera in the Ozarks is one of the most solid investments you can make. We are a 501(c) 3 organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.
Would you like to see your gift spread throughout the year? Now you can make your donation a Monthly Donation, through our online store. Your credit card will be charged every 30 days. Click the logo to the left to see your options.
Where Large Donations Can Be Directed
You may specify that your scholarship donation is for a specific singer or it can be applied at the discretion of the artistic director.
Full Scholarship for Emerging Artist $5000
funds a full scholarship for an emerging artist
Full Scholarship for Studio Artist $4000
3750 funds a full scholarship for a studio artist
Partial Named Scholarship $250
250 puts your name on a scholarship and gets you a chance to meet your recipient.
Orchestra Stipend $1500
$1500 pays the cash stipend for an experienced musician in our orchestra.
Meals for One Person $500
$500 pays for food for one student or staff member for our summer program.
Piano Tuning $1000
$1000 keeps our pianos in tune.
Office Supplies $250
$250 pays for office supplies for a month.
We can’t put your name in lights, but we can add it to the production program page! Show sponsors are at two levels:
Production Underwriting $2500
Be an angel to help pay the costs of mounting a show.
Night of Opera Sponsorship $300
Recognize a special anniversary birthday, or create a memorial for a friend.
Donations of Vehicles
Donating a vehicle is a great way to support Opera in the Ozarks! Cars aren’t the only vehicle that you can donate. Motorcycles, boats, RVs, even quads can help Opera in the Ozarks.
Donating a vehicle is easy: Call 855-500-RIDE or complete this form.
Schedule a convenient pick-up from whatever address you choose, nationwide. Receive a tax deduction letter from Charitable Adult Rides, which is also a 501(c )3.
Opera in the Ozarks receives most of the money from selling your vehicle.
Donations of Goods
We always need:
- Coffee mugs
- Dining flatware: knives, forks, spoons
- Outdoor furniture – picnic tables, chairs, umbrellas
- Large quantities of non-perishable foodstuffs: rice, pasta, flour, etc.
- Large quantities of fresh vegetables – yes we will take the zucchini from your garden!
Drop off address for goods.
Please call first 479-253-8595
Opera in the Ozarks
16311 Highway 62 W
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
If you wish to receive a receipt, please make sure to include your name and contact information. Our mothers taught us to say thank you, and we’d like to make her happy!
Donations of Stock or IRA Distributions
If you have appreciated stock, you can avoid the capital gains tax on the appreciation by making a donation to Opera in the Ozarks. And, Congress recently made permanent the ability to make tax free distributions from your IRA (up to $100,000) if you are at least 70-1/2 years old. Talk to your financial adviser for details.
Estate Planning and Bequests
As you make your estate planning decisions, please consider Opera in the Ozarks for a bequest. You can make a gift through your estate or name Opera in the Ozarks as the beneficiary of your IRA, life insurance, or retirement plan. There are many tax advantages to these forms of gifts – consult your estate planning counsel.
All donations are fully tax deductible to the extent of the law. Use the donate buttons to pay by credit card or bank account…or send your check with instructions of how the donation is to be applied.
Mailing address for all checks and financial instruments:
Opera in the Ozarks
PO Box 127
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
While any day is a good day to support Opera in the Ozarks, it’s particularly exciting to support us on Giving Tuesday, when people all over the world give back a little to support good causes. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are spending on yourself and your loved ones, #Giving Tuesday is giving for others.
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