Ticket sales only make up 30% of The Chicago Ensemble’s revenue. Gifts from good friends like you ensure that we can continue to deliver outstanding chamber music performances by unparalleled musicians, and support American composers through the “Discover America” competition.
Other ways to give
Areas of support:
Annual Fund: gifts to the annual fund help bring memorable chamber music concerts by outstanding musicians to Chicago.
Discover America: gifts to the “Discover America” competition ensure that talented composers’ works receive performances.
There are other giving options available. Please take a look below and contact us with questions or to start the process.
Matching gifts: double or triple your impact on The Chicago Ensemble. Check with your HR department to see if your employer will match your gift.
Automatic Withdrawals and Wire Transfers: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) allows you to automatically give a recurring gift from your checking or savings account at a time that works for you (monthly, quarterly, or annually) by authorizing us to make the transfer. Simply click here and select “pledge” as your gift type. Your gift will be deducted from your account until the date you indicate on the form or you notify us in writing.
Stock/Mutual Fund Gifts: Please contact us concerning the specifics of your securities or mutual funds transfer including the name(s) of stock, stock symbol, number of shares, your name, and your gift designation. Or contact us for instructions for completing and sending a form to us.
IRA Distributions: If you’re 70 ½ or older, take advantage of this giving option. Please contact us to learn more about this option.
Tribute and Memorial Gifts: Honor a friend or family member with a gift to The Chicago Ensemble.
Planned Giving and Bequests: Make The Chicago Ensemble a part of your legacy by making a bequest through your will or trust and ensure that future generations enjoy chamber music.
Corporate sponsorships are available for the season concerts, and the “Discover America” competition. Please contact us to discuss becoming a corporate sponsor and sponsor benefits today.
Please consider volunteering for special projects or joining the board. Contact us.