Your Support Means the World

Sponsorship & donations to Opera Kelowna help foster the arts in our community.

The Opera Kelowna Society is a registered non-profit regional opera company and training centre for young promising classical artists. Your generosity allows us to continue developing talented local artists and making the art of opera more accessible to all.

Every donation to Opera Kelowna is instrumental in bringing world-class opera to the local stage and allows us to offer programs that enrich the lives of our community. Your gift plays an important role in our ability to maintain the highest artistic standards on the mainstage and to expand our vocal education and community programs.

Corporate Sponsorship

As a corporate sponsor your organization will have the opportunity to support the artistic, educational and cultural development of the community through your sponsorship, while enhancing your company’s philanthropic involvement and building corporate visibility throughout the Valley. Our sponsorship programs also provides effective marketing tools for both small and large companies. Our flexible approach to partnerships allows us to work with you to tailor a unique corporate sponsorship package that will meet your specific goals and needs.

Individual Support

Donations from individuals play an important role in the success of Opera Kelowna. As a donor, you provide the resources that enable our emerging artists to excel, not only on the mainstage, but also in our community and in our Young Artists Program. Individual donors enjoy unique opportunities to get closer to the company and the art form, from backstage tours to exclusive receptions and more.

$25,001+

Foundation Partner

Private performance with Opera Kelowna talent once per season at the Okanagan location of your choice, an invitation to an exclusive Partner Opera experience, 4 tickets to the annual fundraising event, alongside all other level benefits as listed below (excluding the specific Main Production Sponsor benefits).

$25,000

Main Production Sponsor (One Per Season)

Specific benefits: personalized welcome message from the stage before each main stage performance, Surtitle recognition on media boards before performance of the main stage production and during intermissions, full-page color ad space on back cover of main stage production program, 4 tickets to the annual fundraising event, alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

$20,000 –

$24,999

Producer’s Circle

Listed as member of the Producer’s Circle on annual report and on Opera Kelowna website with logo; named as sponsor on all media and marketing materials for the season; full-page color ad space in main stage production program; named in all email broadcasts, banners, and social media throughout the season; 2 tickets to the annual fundraising event; 4 VIP tickets to main stage production; 8 tickets to full dress rehearsal with backstage passes; alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

$15,000 –

$19,999

Director’s Circle

Listed as member of the Director’s Circle on annual report and on Opera Kelowna website with logo, half-page color ad space in main stage production program, recognition in Opera Kelowna media appearances and announcements (including press releases), 2 VIP tickets to main stage production, 4 tickets to full dress rehearsal with backstage passes, alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

$10,000 –

$14,999

Artist Advocate

Listed as Artistic Advocate on annual report and on Opera Kelowna website with logo, quarter-page color ad space in main stage production program, invitation to Artistic Director brunch, 4 tickets to full dress rehearsal with backstage passes, alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

$5,000 –

$9,999

Community Sustainer

Listed as Community Sustainer on annual report and on Opera Kelowna website with logo, eighth- page color ad space in main stage production program, 2 tickets to full dress rehearsal with backstage passes, alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

$2,500 –

$4,999

Supporter

Listed as Supporter on annual report and on Opera Kelowna website, eighth-page color ad space in main stage production program at reduced rates, access to pre-release tickets and VIP packages, alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

$1,000 –

$2,499

Friend

Listed as Friend on annual report and on Opera Kelowna website, alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

$500 –

$999

Contributor

Listed as Contributor on annual report, option to buy Ads in season material at preferred rates, alongside all other level benefits as listed below.

up to

$499

Donor

Listed as Donor on annual report; charitable tax receipt; Opera Kelowna e-newsletter; pre-notification of all Opera Kelowna announcements and productions.

Support Education

Your generosity helps to provide grants, bursaries and scholarships for our young emerging classical artists to help finance their post-secondary education. These awards are in various amounts and are also provided as Named Funds, In-Memory, and Tributes and are presented at our Annual Gala Performance and events throughout the year.

Support the Arts

With your help, we can continue to bring world-class opera to the local stage. There are a number of productions and special events throughout the year. Whether it is our Mainstage performances, Opera in the Park, our Annual Fashion Show or Summer Opera Series, there are many unique opportunities to serve our community and for our friends to get closer to the company and to the classical art form!

Thank you to our generous sponsors.

Opera Kelowna is a non-profit society made possible by these generous sponsors. Please view our support page if you would like to learn more about how you can help support the Arts in our community.