Choralis depends on donations to cover a substantial portion of our operating costs, as well as to fund special projects. Gifts of time from volunteers also are very important to Choralis. Read on to learn about all the ways you can help Choralis continue bringing beautiful music to our community and cultivating the next generation of choral singers, soloists, composers, and conductors.
Donations to our Annual Campaign help Choralis meet concert production costs and enable our High School Singing Scholar and other education outreach programs. Click on the button below to make an online donation to our Annual Campaign, or send your check to Choralis at PO Box 6012, Falls Church, VA 22040.
Annual Campaign donors are acknowledged in all of our concert programs, and may also enjoy special opportunities during the season. The Annual Campaign recognition tiers are shown below.
Choralis Supporter – Gifts totaling $250–$499
Choralis Benefactor – Gifts totaling $500–$999
Leadership Circle – Gifts totaling $1,000–$2,499
Conductor’s Circle – Gifts totaling $4,000–$9,999
Millennium Circle – Gifts totaling $10,000 and over
Monthly Giving to the Annual Campaign
For your convenience, you have the option of structuring your online Annual Campaign donation as a monthly recurring charge to a credit card.
Employer Matching Gifts
If you or a family member works for an employer who offers a Matching Gift Program, Choralis will promptly complete any necessary forms or certifications to draw down the additional funds following your donation. Not sure if your employer has a matching program? Ask your Human Resources Department or check online using this link: Matching Gifts
Choralis is happy to accept donations of publicly traded stock. If you would like to make a gift of stock to Choralis, please send an email to email@example.com to obtain the information you will need.
There also are ways to support Choralis without making a donation, including doing your online shopping through Amazon Smile and volunteering to help with Choralis concerts or other activities.
Amazon Smile Program
Amazon Smile is a program through which Amazon makes donations to charities based on the amount of sales to customers who select a charity to benefit. The first time you make a purchase through the Amazon Smile site, using the button below, you will be asked to choose the charity you want to support. Just choose The Choralis Foundation, and we will benefit from all of your future shopping on the site. You can use your same Amazon.com account on the Amazon Smile site, and will have access to all of the same products and services at the same prices as the regular Amazon site.
Choralis welcomes volunteers as ushers and box office team members for our concerts, as well as members of our committees that plan the Greater Washington Area Choral Excellence Awards and other special events. If you are interested in volunteering, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how you would like to help and to obtain additional information. Thank you!
Corporate and Foundation Support
Corporate donations to Choralis generally are used to support the Greater Washington Area Choral Excellence (Ovations) Awards and similar community-focused events and foundation support generally assists Choralis with meeting general operating expenses. Choralis gratefully acknowledges corporate and foundation gifts on our website, in our concert programs, and in marketing of any event for which funding has specifically been provided.
Please help us thank the corporations and businesses listed below by using their products and services.
Corporate and Foundation Partners – Donations, Grants, and Matching Funds
Amazon Smile Foundation
Extra Credit Foundation
Pew Charitable Trusts
Walton Family Foundation
Business Sponsors – Supporting Us through Advertising and In-Kind Donations
Apex Home Loans
Cathy Baumbusch, ReMax Executives
Direct Jewelry Outlet
Hazim Hadeddin, DDS
Iron Butterfly Fitness
Merrifield Garden Center
Nexa Communications (Season Brochure design)
Options for Senior America
Purrfect Grrooming Co.
Seed to Seal – Krista Vineyard
Sheri Reed Crotty
The Wicks Group
Choralis programming is supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Virginia Commission for the Arts, and ARTSFairfax.