Giving as an individual
- Donate to our Annual Fund by clicking here !-
- Make a Monthly Donation by clicking here -->
- Participate in our one annual Fundraising Event, the Gala in May
- Contact your Employer about a Matching Gift, GDYO’s EIN is 75-1468956
- Give Through your Workplace Campaign
- Make a gift of your will or estate (see below for more detail)
- Shop Online with AmazonSmile.com
Levels of Individual Donation:
- Contributor – $50-$99 – Includes advance notice of concerts and events.
- Performer’s Circle – $100-$249 – Includes above plus listing in concert playbill and invitation to GDYO appreciation events.
- Artisan’s Circle – $250-$499 – Includes above plus two complimentary orchestra level season tickets, upon request, to the Meyerson Concert Series.
- Virtuoso’s Circle – $500-$999 – Includes above plus two season tickets in the Loge, upon request, to the Meyerson Concert Series.
- Maestro’s Circle – $1,000-$2,999 – Includes above plus four season tickets in the Loge, upon request, to the Meyerson Concert Series.
Giving with your Company
- Sponsor our one Fundraising Event, the Gala in May, by purchasing a table in your company’s name for your employees.
- Become a Share the Magic Sponsor: For a donation of $3,000 or more, your company can be a Share the Magic Sponsor. GDYO’s Share the Magic outreach program was developed in 1993 to enrich the lives of children and their families by offering complementary tickets to the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra’s Meyerson Concert Series through various community organizations. Last year, the Share the Magic program provided 1,200 tickets during the season to deserving citizens who might not otherwise have been able to attend the GDYO Meyerson Concerts.
Levels of Corporate Donation:
- Friends – $500-$999
- Patrons – $1,000-$1,499
- Benefactors – $1,500+
Making a gift of your will or estate
- You can help guarantee GDYO's future by making a gift through your will or estate (also called a bequest).
- You will want to discuss your intentions with your family, as well as your financial advisers.
- Unrestricted funds create the greatest benefit to GDYO, but if you have a particular aspect of our program you would like to support, please contact Director of Development and Marketing Amber Oosterwaal at 214-528-7747. She will be happy to discuss this with you.
- In making a gift of your will or estate, please spell out “Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra.” Specifying the address will provide additional clarity (3630 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219).
- When you remember GDYO in your will, you help make it possible for GDYO to keep the music playing!
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- Concert programs are distributed to more than 3,200 individuals each season.
- Concert attendees come from more than 50 communities all around the Dallas area.
How We Recognize Your Gift Is Your Choice:
- Standard – We recognize the donor for the contribution.
- Anonymous – The gift will be named “Anonymous” in donor recognition materials and the donor will receive a receipt and acknowledgement correspondence.
- Honor – The gift will be recognized as directed by the donor and a card will be sent to the honoree.
- Memoriam – The gift will be recognized in memory of a person directed by the donor and a card will be sent to the loved ones.
How to Donate:
3630 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219
Thank you for your interest in sharing the GDYO mission, which impacts the lives of so many through the power of music!