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Support SCA

Your gift matters. 

As one of Sarasota’s all-volunteer, board-run, non-profit  organizations, we’re committed to keeping our mission alive—bringing renowned artists to our region at affordable prices. We invite you to join us on our journey!

“With such stars as Emanuel Ax, Gil Shaham and the Cleveland Orchestra, the Sarasota Concert Association has once again created a stellar concert season.” ―  Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune (April 2017)

Concert Sponsor

Great Performers Series – Join us!
Every year, we bring the world’s most renowned orchestras, ensembles and soloists to our region. This is not possible without the generous support of dedicated individuals in our community. We invite you to sponsor one of our six Great Performers Series concerts. Sponsorship includes prominent recognition in our 75th-anniversary, special-edition Great Performers Series program book and other meaningful opportunities.  

75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration Sponsor

Join us as we celebrate 75 years of bringing world-renowned musicians to our region! 

Enjoy an inspired afternoon brunch in Selby Gardens with the remarkable sounds of the Brandon Goldberg Trio, headed up by Brandon Goldberg, a 13-year-old jazz piano prodigy. Proceeds support our free Music Matinee Series, a long-running community outreach program showcasing outstanding regional musicians. Your support will also ensure that we continue to bring internationally renowned artists to Sarasota at affordable prices. It also supports our free student ticket program. Sponsorship opportunities include: 

  • Prominent recognition in our 2020 special-edition Great Performers Series program book
  • VIP seating at our Music Matinee Series
  • Special acknowledgement at this event 
For more information, please contact Judy Beilman at development@scasarasota.org

Your gift will help the Sarasota Concert Association present magnificent concerts at the lowest possible price.

Individual Levels of Giving

Celebrate inspired music!

Your support provides vital funding for our Great Performers Series and our free Music Matinee Series. Invest in extraordinary music by becoming one of our extraordinary patrons. We are happy to custom-tailor philanthropic packages that meet your goals. Just ask!

$10,000 and above – Great Performers Society   
$5,000 – $9,999 Guardians 
$2,500 – $4,999 Impresarios  
$1,000 – $2,499 Benefactors 
$500 – $999 Sustainers 
$250 – $499 Patrons 
$100 – $249 Supporters 
$25 – $99 Friends  

Corporate & Concert Sponsorship 

Invest in your community—and put your brand center stage.
Connect with our audiences—sophisticated arts enthusiasts who share a passion for the finer things in life. Your partnership helps bring outstanding artists to Sarasota, and keeps ticket prices affordable so more people can share in the joy of great music. Let us custom-design a sponsorship package that best reflects your business needs. 

For more information about how to sponsor a concert or our programs, please contact Judy Beilman at development@scasarasota.org
Program Book Advertising Advertising in our program books is an effective way to show support for the Sarasota Concert Association while gaining valuable exposure in our community and beyond. Each audience member will receive a program book that showcases your support of a meaningful and enriching cultural program. For more information, please contact Su Byron at media@scasarasota.orgFlip through our 2018-2019 season program book and picture your ad in our 2020 season celebration book! 

Planned, Stock, Charitable Fund, and Matching Gifts

Planned Giving
Through a planned gift, by naming SCA as a beneficiary in your will, annuity, or a trust or a designated fund at the Community Foundation, you are building a future for those we serve and become a member of our Legacy Society. 

Stock, Charitable Fund or Matching Gifts

You may make a donation of stock or cash through various financial instruments. Employer matching gift programs increase the support of your gift. If your company has a matching gift program, please obtain a form from your Human Resources or Personnel Department.  

General and Endowment Funds
Administered by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, our funds enable us to plan for the future with confidence, bringing quality concerts to Sarasota at affordable prices. Please consider making a contribution to the General Fund or the Endowment Fund. You may contribute by making your check payable to the Sarasota Concert Association, Box 1714, Sarasota, Florida 34230.  

For more information, please contact Judy Beilman at development@scasarasota.org 

*The Sarasota Concert Association is a qualified 501c3 organization. Contributions in excess of the ticket price are IRS tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The Sarasota Concert Association meets all requirements specified by the Florida Solicitation of Contribution Acts. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by visitin www.freshfromflorida.com or by calling toll-free, 1-800-435-7352, within the State. 

Thank you to our sponsors.

Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Fl Division of Cultural Affairs
Herald Tribune Media Group
Observer Media Group
Sarasota County Government
Sarasota Magazine
WEDU
WUSF