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The Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra’s artistic, education, and community engagement programs would not be possible without the generous support of individuals, businesses, and community foundations. You can become a part of the Harrisburg Symphony family by participating in any of the following ways.

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Ways to Give

Symphony Fund

Join our growing community of music lovers who support the Harrisburg Symphony with a contribution to the Symphony Fund. Ticket sales, while an important and valued source of revenue, cover only a portion of our operating costs. Your gift today will have an immediate impact in continuing the success of our live music performances and music education programs.

Sponsorships & Foundations

The Harrisburg Symphony is tremendously grateful for our corporate, foundation and government supporters. Please contact the Development Office for more information about sponsorship opportunities at 717-612-4964 or email ccomasco@harrisburgsymphony.org.

Planned Giving

Have you ever considered including the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra in your will or estate plan? Your thoughtful planning can help the beautiful music to continue far into the future. Bequest, charitable trust, gift annuity, and other planned giving options offer donors creative ways to support the Harrisburg Symphony — and can provide attractive financial benefits to you and your family. For more information please contact the Development Office at 717-612-4964 or email ccomasco@harrisburgsymphony.org.

Endowment Opportunities

Endowing an orchestra chair helps provide the funding to keep the orchestra playing, while giving you the opportunity to support the instrument you most enjoy.

Business Tax Credits (EITC Program)

With cutbacks in local districts, schools need our help to provide quality music education. By participating in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, Pennsylvania businesses can have real impact for students throughout the region.  Last year more than 12,000 students from public, private, and home schools benefited from the educational programming of the Harrisburg Symphony. By designating business tax credits to the Harrisburg Symphony, eligible businesses can receive substantial tax credits for their contributions. These tax credits can then offset numerous state business taxes. For more information please contact the Development Office at 717-612-4964 or email ccomasco@harrisburgsymphony.org.

The Harrisburg Symphony is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization and contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Gifts of all sizes are welcome and appreciated. For more information about how you can support one of Central Pennsylvania’s cornerstone cultural institutions, please contact our Development Office at 717-612-4964 or email ccomasco@harrisburgsymphony.org.

Company Matching Gift Programs

Does your company offer a matching gift program? If so, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

Gifts by Mail

Please make checks payable to the Harrisburg Symphony Association and mail to:
Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
800 Corporate Circle, Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA  17110

If you have questions about other ways to give or would like to make a stock contribution, please contact our Development staff at 717-612-4964 or email CComasco@harrisburgsymphony.org for more details.

Volunteer

You don’t have to be a professional musician to get involved with the HSO and be an HSO ambassador! People of all ages and backgrounds are involved as volunteers at nearly every level of the HSO. Our volunteers are a critical part of keeping the Harrisburg Symphony running smoothly.

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