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CONTRIBUTION BENEFITS
CUMULATIVE GIVING TO THE MUSIC CENTER

There are several ways to support the Music Center. Fund for the Performing Arts Annual Campaign donations support the yearly operations of the Music Center while gifts pledged over multiple years give the Center the financial security to move ahead with important programming.  Fund for the Performing Arts donors receive a unique array of support benefits designed to give a behind the scenes look at the Center.

Additionally, the Music Center offers special recognition to donors based upon their cumulative giving to the Center and the Resident Companies over a period of years. Following are the Music Center campus wide giving levels as of July 1, 2004.

Associate $50,000 or more Donation Form

  • Use of the Donor Relations office for assistance with ticketing at the Associate level priority for performances of all four Resident Companies, Dance at the Music Center, and special Music Center engagements. Tickets are subject to availability.
  • Priority parking at the Music Center with access to the private Founders' entrances on Hope Street.
Privileges are for 5 years and renewable for $10,000 annually.

* Special Considerations

Founder $100,000 or more Donation Form
All of the above plus:

  • Invitation to join The Founders rooms. Upon payment of annual association fees you may use the elegant private facilities in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Walt Disney Concert Hall and Ahmanson Theatre, where members may enjoy a pre-performance supper or pre-order a wide array of refreshments for enjoyment in a reserved area prior to performances and during intermission.
  • Your name will be mounted on The Founders wall on one of the upper levels of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
  • Upon completion of your Founders commitment, the tax deductible portion of tables for Music Center or Resident Company special events will thereafter qualify for campuswide giving levels.
  • Donor Relations ticketing services at the Founder level priority.
Privileges are for 5 years and renewable for $10,000 annually.

* Special Considerations

Gold Circle Founder $200,000 or more

Donation Form

All of the above plus:

  • Your name will be designated with a gold circle logo on The Founders wall in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
  • Donor Relations ticketing services at the Gold Circle Founder level priority.
Privileges are for 5 years and renewable for $10,000 annually.

* Special Considerations

Benefactor $300,000 or more

Donation Form

All of the above plus:

  • Your name will be incised in the Benefactor recognition area on the Music Center Plaza.
  • Donor Relations ticketing services at the Benefactor level priority.
Privileges are for 5 years and renewable for $10,000 annually.

* Special Considerations

Distinguished Patron of the Arts $500,000 or more

Donation Form

All of the above plus:

  • Your name will be mounted on the Distinguished Patron of the Arts Wall in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
  • Donor Relations ticketing services at the Distinguished Patron level priority.
Privileges will extend throughout your lifetime.

* Special Considerations

Gold Circle Patron of the Arts 750,000 or more

Donation Form

All of the above plus:

  • Complimentary valet parking at the Music Center.
  • Membership in the Founders Rooms without payment of annual association fees (please note, this does not apply to rental fees for hosting private events in the rooms).
  • Donor Relations ticketing services at the Gold Circle Patron level priority.

* Special Considerations

Grand Patron of the Music Center $1,000,000 or more

Donation Form

All of the above plus:

  • Your name will be incised in the Grand Patron recognition area on the Music Center Plaza.
  • Donor Relations ticketing services at the Gold Circle Patron level priority.

* Special Considerations

Grand Patron: Gold Circle $2,500,000 or more

Donation Form

All of the above plus:
  • Your name will be designated with a gold circle logo in the Grand Patron recognition area on the Music Center Plaza.

* Special Considerations

Grand Patron: Platinum Circle $5,000,000 or more

Donation Form

All of the above plus:
  • Your name will be designated with a platinum circle logo in the Grand Patron recognition area on the Music Center Plaza.

* Special Considerations

Designees receive use of The Founders rooms upon payment of association fees; performance announcements; priority parking at the Music Center; and priority ticketing. Designees may be within one's family or from one's social or business relationships.


Special Consideration:
  • Contributions are payable over five years. Privileges are extended upon receipt of a signed pledge and the first payment of at least 20% of the pledge.
  • Donations may accrue from one donor category to another. Credit for past giving is subject to time limitations of 10 to 20 years depending upon category.
  • New inscriptions are determined by the contributor's highest gift level.
  • Matching gifts may be used towards achieving the donor category of your choice. Please check with your business or corporation.
  • Gifts to the Music Center Fund for the Performing Arts Annual Campaign qualify for maximum charitable deduction under Federal and California income tax laws. Federal Tax I.D. #95-2217011

For information about becoming a donor to the Music Center,
please contact the Center's Donor Relations Office at 213.972.3316







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