Benefits of Giving

Donor support is a fundamental source of funding for Round Top Festival Institute. Gifts of all sizes are appreciated. Here are a few ways we express our gratitude during the year of your giving:

Contributors ($50-$149)
  • Listing in the Season Concert Program Book
  • Summer Music Festival Highlights CD
Friends ($150-$499)
   All benefits of Contributors, plus:
  • Invitation to the Summer Music Festival Opening Concert Reception
Patrons ($500-$999)
   All benefits of Friends, plus:
  • Invitation to the Summer Music Festival Closing Concert Reception
Fellows ($1,000-$2,499)
   All benefits of Patrons, plus:
  • Invitation to the Annual Fellows Dinner at Festival Hill
Sponsors ($2,500-$4,999)
   All benefits of Fellows, plus:
  • Invitation for you and your guests to private receptions for conductors and soloists
  • Prominent recognition in the Festival Concert Hall
  • Two Annual Season Passes
Guarantors ($5,000-$9,999)
   All benefits of Sponsors, plus:
  • Four Annual Season Passes
Sustainers ($10,000-$24,999)
   All benefits of Guarantors, plus:
  • Reserved parking at all Festival Institute concerts throughout the year
  • Special recognition on the Concert Hall glass donor panels, in the Season Concert Program Book (inside front cover) and on the Festival Hill website list of Major Donors
  • Six Annual Season Passes
Benefactors ($25,000-$49,999)
   All benefits of Sustainers, plus:
  • Eight Annual Season Passes
Founders ($50,000-$99,999)
   All benefits of Benefactors, plus:
  • Invitations to private events throughout the year
  • Ten Annual Season Passes
Heritage Circle ($100,000-$499,999)
   All benefits of Founders, plus:
  • Prominent Name Recognition as Season Partner
    • in the remarks before every concert during the summer season (20 concerts minimum)
    • on framed signage on the East and West sides of the Concert Hall (signs remain on display throughout the year)
    • on the annual Events Calendar
    • in the annual Summer Season Program Book (inside front cover)
    • on the annual Festival Highlights CD jacket
    • on the Festival Hill website list of Major Donors and all summer festival concert web pages
    • in all email blasts during the summer festival season
  • Reserved box seating by request for party of up to 12 for the Opening and Closing Gala Concerts
  • Invitations to the Opening and Closing Festival Receptions for party of up to 12 (includes Reserved Champagne Bar for Season Partners)
  • Twelve Season Passes to all concerts throughout the year (Patriotic Concert and Nutcracker Ballet excluded; exception made for Season Partner and one guest with phone reservation to assure available seating)

For gifts of $500,000 or more, please send email to or call our office for benefits of giving and contributor's recognition information.

Guardian's Circle ($500,000-$999,999)
Steward's Circle ($1 Million and above)


The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts is an educational, non-profit public foundation as described in sections 501(c)(3) and 170(b)(I)(A)(ii) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors may deduct contributions made to Round Top Festival Institute (sole project of The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts) as provided by section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. Bequests, Legacies, Devises or Gifts are deductible for federal estate and gift tax purposes as provided by sections 2055, 2106 and 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions and bequests can be made in the form of cash, securities, insurance or property.

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