Be our hero, give like you’re in a opera!

Last season, nearly 200 Individuals made a Spring Gift.
This season, we need an even BIGGER RESPONSE to keep our momentum going.
Double your impact and help secure an important Herzfeld Foundation Challenge Grant!


With you, we can hit the high notes…

Be a part of the Chorus of a Thousand Supporters!
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It takes over 3 million dollars to fulfill all aspects of our community and artistic mission.
In the era of decreased institutional support, passionate and generous individuals are the lifeblood of opera.



All new and increased gifts will be matched dollar for dollar up to $100,000 – and if you’ve already given in  2014-15, any extra gift will be matched too!
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Charitable Giving Keeps Us Singing

From our roots as the Italian Opera Chorus in 1933, our company has flourished to become today’s Grammy Award-winning Florentine Opera Company. Celebrating our 81st year, we are proud to be the sixth oldest opera company in the country— continuing to assure that a great city like Milwaukee has a great opera company. The Florentine is more engaged in the community than ever before, providing great opera on stage, in schools and throughout the Milwaukee community. It takes a chorus of supporters to continue creating to great opera, both on and off the stage. That is why we have made it our goal within the next two years to build a Chorus of A Thousand Supporters , dedicated to giving voice to our mission of deepening roots within the Milwaukee community and beyond. More than 700 gifts last season made our work stand out — on stage, in schools, and in the community. Just imagine how much voice we could give to our mission with a chorus of a thousand supporters! No voice is too big or too small, so consider echoing your passion for opera with a gift today.

Individual Giving

Individual Giving

Each contribution, great or small, is vital to our mission, to assure a great city like Milwaukee has a great opera company. Your gift to our Annual Fund enhances our work on stage, in schools, and in the community.
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Leave a Legacy

Leave A Legacy

Share your love of opera with the next generation! A planned gift is a powerful way to ensure the Florentine continues as an outstanding performing arts organization for generations to come.
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Corporate Giving

Corporate Giving

Sponsoring a Florentine Opera production or performance is a great way to connect your business with our larger-than-life talent, with visibility and recognition to match. A wide range of opportunities awaits!
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Your spare change can make a big change for us!
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Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts

Allow your generous tax-deductible gift to be doubled or even tripled with the help of a corporate match.
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There are so many other ways to give:

  • Commemorate a loved one or special occasion with a special gift
  • Sponsor an artist, performance or event
  • Get involved as a volunteer


No voice is too big or too small,
so sing your passion for opera with a gift today.

Your support keeps our positive momentum moving forward and helps create the audience for American Opera right here in Milwaukee.

We truly appreciate your investment in our artistic and community mission and vision.

To learn more please do not hesitate to contact Eric Lind at 414-291-5700 x225 with any questions.

Productions & programs of the Florentine Opera Company are supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and and the National Endowment for the Arts with additional support from Wisconsin Public Radio (our statewide media sponsor).