Business & Foundation Opportunities
The Firelands Symphony Orchestra offers many options for businesses of all sizes to support the arts in our communities while gaining crucial brand awareness from our dedicated patrons and fans.
Partnerships always begin with a single question: What can we do for you? Be it memorializing a loved one, client entertainment, brand visibility, employee engagement, commissioned works, volunteer opportunities, or pure philanthropic investment, we at the Firelands Symphony Orchestra are dedicated to ensuring that each partnership is tailored to exceed your goals and advance community investment strategies.
Your contributions may be tax deductible!
The Firelands Symphony Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Corporate Partnerships & Matching Gifts
What are your goals? If they include helping the arts thrive, while getting your business’s message directly into the hands of active community members: we want to hear from you!
You may also be able to double your impact with a corporate matching gift. Whatever your interests, please reach out to us so we can begin helping each other thrive!
For more information or to set up a custom corporate partnership or matching opportunity, please contact us.
Sponsor an Event
Support the heart of the Firelands Symphony Orchestra by sponsoring a season event. Event sponsors are at the core of what enables us to provide superior quality entertainment to our local communities. Due to our high influence in the region and beyond, event sponsorship also gives you the invaluable opportunity to get your message directly to the people you want to reach.
Sponsorship packages are available at multiple levels for any budget. We can also tailor a custom sponsorship to meet your budget and exceed your goals. Common sponsorship benefits may include:
- Mentions in all paid print, radio, tv, and online advertisements
- Print advertising in our programs and online editions
- Advertising on our website and direct email newsletters
- Opportunities to speak directly to our audience live at the event
- Logo and recognition on signage and projections at event
- Complimentary reserved seating at events
For more information or to book a sponsorship, click here.
Benefits may vary based on availability and sponsorship level.
Sponsor a Musician
A Musician Chair Sponsorship offers you the satisfaction of knowing you play a vital role in creating the quality performances we present to you, concert after concert. Starting at only $500 per year, chair sponsorships are a great way to get involved with giving to the FSO in a tangible way. Benefits may include:
- Naming rights for the instrument of your choice (subject to availability)
- Personal acknowledgements from your sponsored musician, and FSO’s Music Director and Executive Director
- Name recognition in our program booklets: each musician roster page of the concert season, plus our Musical Legacy Society donor listings.
- Name recognition on the season sponsors page of the FSO website
- Invitations to the FSO receptions, when available
For more information or to sponsor a musician, please click here.
What better opportunity to showcase your product or service while demonstrating your support for one of the region’s premier cultural assets? We have various digital advertising opportunities via our website, online concert programs, social media platforms, and email newsletters.
For more information on advertising opportunities, please click here.
Grants from foundations of all sizes are a vital source of support for the Firelands Symphony Orchestra. Foundations from Ohio and beyond choose to provide financial support for Firelands Symphony Orchestra concerts, education, and outreach programs. Through the generosity of the local and national foundation community, the Firelands Symphony Orchestra brings music to life for thousands and thousands of Ohioans of all ages, each year.
To refer us to a new foundation or grant opportunity, please contact us.
Volunteering is one of the most rewarding ways to engage with any organization with no money required. Consider having your company represented as volunteer ushers for our events, post on your social media, hang a flyer at your establishment, donate prizes for raffles, or more.
For volunteer information, please click here.
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