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 Program Book
  • CD of Festival Highlights
Friends ($150-$499)
   All benefits of Contributors, plus:
  • Invitation to a Festival Concert Reception
Patrons ($500-$999)
   All benefits of Friends, plus:
  • Invitation to Festival Concert Receptions
Fellows ($1,000-$2,499)
   All benefits of Patrons, plus:
  • Invitation to Fellows Reception
Sponsors ($2,500-$4,999)
   All benefits of Fellows, plus:
  • Invitation to a private reception for conductors and soloists
Guarantors ($5,000-$9,999)
   All benefits of Sponsors, plus:
  • Prominent recognition in the Festival Concert Hall
Sustainers ($10,000-$24,999)
   All benefits of Guarantors, plus:
  • Reserved parking at all Festival Institute concerts throughout the year
Benefactors ($25,000-$49,999)
   All benefits of Sustainers, plus:
  • Prominent acknowledgement on Festival Concert Hall signage
Founders ($50,000-$99,999)
   All benefits of Benefactors, plus:
  • Special recognition in the Program Book and on Festival Hill Concert Hall signage
  • Invitation to private events year-round
For gifts of $100,000 or more, please send email to or call our office (979-249-3129) for benefits of giving and donor recognition information .

Heritage Circle ($100,000-$499,999)
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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