Individual giving

Why Give?

Charitable contributions provide critical support for Cincinnati Opera throughout the year. Gifts of all sizes help to:

  • Present mainstage productions and community performances

  • Build tomorrow’s audience

  • Present free public opera programs

  • Inspire and train future artists

Ways to Give

Annual Fund
When you join our family of donors or renew your support, you play a key role in the success of Cincinnati Opera. Every gift helps us bridge the significant gap between the price of tickets and the true cost of producing beautiful, magical, and thrilling performances. Your partnership is invaluable! Click here to make an Annual Fund gift.

In appreciation of your generosity, Annual Fund donors giving $75 or more receive exclusive benefits such access to rehearsals, cast parties, discounted merchandise and dining, and more. Click here to see a full list of donor benefits.

Recurring Gifts
Recurring gifts are a wonderful way to support Cincinnati Opera while spreading payments across a quarterly or monthly schedule. Click here to make a recurring gift, and check "One Time," Quarterly," or "Monthly" to indicate your gift frequency.

Honor & Memorial Gifts
A gift to Cincinnati Opera is a generous and thoughtful way to honor a birthday, celebrate an anniversary, or remember friends and family members no longer with us. If you would like the individual or family to receive notice of your gift, please provide the contact name and address in the comments box. All honor and memorial gifts are listed in the season program book. Click here to make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one.

Matching Gifts
Make your contribution go farther with an employer matching gift. Contact your human resources department to learn more.

make your gift today

By mail:
Make check payable to “Cincinnati Opera” and send to
Cincinnati Opera
1243 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

By phone:
Call Teddy Gumbleton at (513) 768-5520.

Contact Teddy Gumbleton at or call (513) 768-5520.

Cincinnati Opera is registered as a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Cincinnati Opera are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Cincinnati Opera's tax identification number is 31-0549044.