Supporting the SBSO

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We have the honor of being your community orchestra.

Our mission is to create magical and memorable experiences through the power of symphonic music. Your support is one of the key ways that we are able to create these experiences and go on to share them with the community — and we are honored to do so. We’ve developed a variety of programs to fit every budget becuase every donation, big or small, means the world to us. 

Types of Giving

For Individuals

Supporting the SBSO can be as simple as a small, one time donation, or bigger. Every single donation is appreciated, and we want to make it as quick and simple as possible to support your local orchestra.

Types of Individual Giving

  • Adopt an Instrument
    Show your support by associating your name to an instrument.
  • Community Giving
    Make a one time or reoccuring donation in any amount.
  • Share A Seat, Share The Experience
    Provide underserved citizens, families, and Veterans with the unique opportunity to experience the magic and excitement of attending a concert.
  • Music & Guest Artist Sponsorship
    A special, personal and musical way to celebrate an anniversary, birthday, or other noteworthy occasion through sponsoring music or a guest artist.
  • Take A Stand
    An annual donation of $500 to $1,000 to help support our live, magical performances.
  • Tributes
    A tremendous way to pay tribute to those people you love, to note a landmark event in your life, or to connect people who love music with your Saginaw Bay Symphony. The tribute will be listed in each of the SBSO’s program for the season.
  • Donor Advised Funds
    Simple to open accounts that act like a savings account for future gifts when you are ready.

For Businesses

We are forever thankful to our generous local businesses for the continued sponsorships and donations. Supporting the SBSO is a great way to give back to the community and can make sense for your marketing goals, too.

Types of Corporate Giving

  • Concert Sponsorship
    Become a sponsor of one of our concerts.
  • Corporate Giving
    Make a one time or recurring donation in any amount.
  • Employer Match
    Pledge to match your employees donations to the SBSO, or check to see if your employer is already enrolled in our Employer Match program.
  • Take A Stand
    An annual donation of $500 to $1,000 to help support our live, magical performances.
  • Build A Sponsorship
    Donate in a way that makes the most sense for your business. Pick and choose what works for you!

Planned Giving

The Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra has assembled an advisory team of trust officers, attorneys and financial planners who are volunteering to the Saginaw Symphony Association (SSA). Their professional help to work with you and your financial and legal advisors to assist you in making a meaningful planned gift to support your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra’s music and education programs.

Not sure where to start?

We’re happy and honored to help. Use the button below to go to our contact form, and someone will be in touch soon. Alternatively, feel free to email us or call us directly.