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Corporate Support & In-Kind Donors

Corporate Support

2012-13 Season Corporate Support Listing

2012-13 In-Kind Donors Listing

Corporate Support

Reaching millions of people annually through live performances, radio broadcasts, television programs and the largest Education & Outreach Program in the country, Virginia Opera is dedicated to serving the interests of an ever-broadening audience of opera enthusiasts. The Opera has continuously provided the entire Commonwealth with a rich artistic treasure that includes main stage productions of the highest quality, entertaining and informative Education & Outreach Programs, and a long-standing tradition of identifying and presenting the finest artists. The generosity of our corporate community has been essential to our continued success, and has provided the financial support to make Virginia Opera one of the largest performing arts organizations in the state.

Sponsorship of Virginia Opera is an ideal way for area businesses to entertain clients, employees and friends. Furthermore, through tailored recognition benefits, your company will receive acknowledgement for your sponsorship in printed publications, media advertisements, special invitations and promotional materials. All sponsorships are tax deductible to the fullest extent the law provides. All packages may be customized to best fit your entertainment and recognition needs. Virginia Opera's unique status as the "Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia" provides a multitude of available sponsorship at the statewide, as well as regional, levels.

For more information on how your organization can become a Corporate Sponsor, please contact 757.627.9545 ext. 3319.

Sponsorship of Virginia Opera is an ideal way for businesses to entertain clients, employees, and friends while fueling the local economy and keeping the arts alive in schools and on stages throughout the state of Virginia. Through a benefits package customized specifically for your needs, your company will receive recognition for your sponsorship in printed publications, media advertisements, special invitations and promotional materials. Virginia Opera's status as the Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia provides plenty of unique sponsorship opportunities at both statewide and regional levels.

For more information on corporate sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Hampton Roads & Northern Virginia Lisa Domingo Sands 757.627.9545 ext. 3319

Central Virginia Carolyn Davidson 804.644.8168, ext. 3390

2012-13 Season Corporate Support

Director Circle
Underwriter Circle
Artist Patron Society
Bravo Society
Benefactor Society
Opera Partner
Opera Sustainer
Opera Family

Director Circle

Business Consortioum for Arts Support
Dominion Resources
Norfolk Southern


Underwriter Circle

Barrett Capital
Maersk, Inc.
APM Terminals
Maersk Line, Limited
M & T Bank
Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation


Artist Patron Society

Bank of America
Wynne Ford Volvo


Bravo Society

LeClair Ryan
Nancy Chandler Associates


Benefactor Society

Norfolk Society of Arts


Opera Partner Society


Opera Sustainer



Opera Family

Army Officer’s Wives Club of the Greater Washington Area
Scherzo Music Club



In-Kind Donors

Custom Printing
The Hardwicke Group
Norfolk Printing
The Primm Company
Richmond Times Dispatch
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside
Shirley's Catering
Virginia Living
WHRO Public Media


Corporations Making Contributions Through Matching Gift Programs:

Bank of America
The Boeing Company
Brink’s Foundation
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
Caterpillar Foundation
CIGNA Foundation
Dominion Resources
Dominion Virginia Power/N.C. Power
ExxonMobil Foundation
FannieMae Foundation
Freddie Mac Foundation
IBM Matching Grants Program
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Mass Mutual Financial Group
Merrill Lynch
Norfolk Southern Foundation
SunTrust Bank
Teagle Foundation
Thomson Tax & Accounting
Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation
UBS Foundation