You Make the Music, Too

Make a difference in your community by donating today

Thank you for all you do to support the ISO and its initiatives to bring music to the community in so many ways. Your generous support impacts thousands of people every year through performances, education, and experiences. Please consider a gift to sustain the powerful impact the music of the ISO has on the community. “Music… can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” – Leonard Bernstein

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Why Donate?

The ISO plays a critical role in enhancing the quality of life for area residents both artistically and economically, as great symphonic music is an essential element of a vibrant community. Please consider a gift today. We simply couldn’t sustain this artistic gem without the help of many dedicated people like you!

Tax-deductibility: The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is a nonprofit institution and is designated by the IRS as tax-exempt as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code. Your entire tax contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law, less the fair market value of any benefits you may use. 

How can your gift support the ISO?

Here are a few examples!


Support live music such as the Pops or Classical Music Series.
Donate $100


Support educational programs like Metropolitan Youth Orchestra students.
Donate $250


Support efforts to keep the ISO safe through increased cleaning and sanitizing or providing security for patrons visiting the Hilbert Circle Theatre.
Donate $500


Assist with the production and distribution of online content to share with patrons, schools, and others unable to attend performances.
Donate $1,000


Support new or on-going initiatives like the upcoming Teddy Bear Concerts, collaborations with BIPOC musicians and composers, and the Coffee Pops and Coffee Classical Series.
Donate $2,500


Support artistic planning processes such as bringing in the best artists and soloists for future performances, commissioning new pieces from talented composers, and continually creating new experiences to engage the community.
Donate $5,000

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Donor Impact Report

View the ways our donors made a difference in 2021-22.

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