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.

Annual Campaign

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.

Friend of Choralis – Gifts totaling $249 and under
Choralis Supporter – Gifts totaling $250–$499
Choralis Benefactor – Gifts totaling $500–$999
Leadership Circle – Gifts totaling $1,000–$2,499
Choralis Circle – Gifts totaling $2,500–$3,999
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

Stock Donations

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 treasurer@choralis.org to obtain the information you will need.

J. Reilly Lewis Memorial Fund

Donations to this fund honor the late Dr. J. Reilly Lewis by supporting the J. Reilly Lewis Singing Scholar program and the J. Reilly Lewis Outstanding Merit Award, each offered annually to a talented high school choral musician.

No-Cost Giving

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.

Volunteering

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: info@choralis.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

GEICO

Pew Charitable Trusts

Walton Family Foundation

Business Sponsors – Supporting Us through Advertising and In-Kind Donations

Alphagraphics

Amazonia Inc

Apex Home Loans

Cathy Baumbusch, ReMax Executives

Direct Jewelry Outlet

Beyer Auto

Hazim Hadeddin, DDS

Iron Butterfly Fitness

Jules’ Jewels

Merrifield Garden Center

Nexa Communications (Season Brochure design)

Options for Senior America

Patio Patch

Purrfect Grrooming Co.

Seed to Seal – Krista Vineyard

Sheri Reed Crotty

The Wicks Group

Government Support

Choralis programming is supported in part by grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and ARTSFairfax.