Ways to Give

Learn more about the many ways you can make a contribution. If you have further questions or would like to explore a different way to support the Orchestra, please contact us.

  • Make your gift online today
  • Call the Annual Fund office at 215.893.3151, Monday–Friday 9 AM–5 PM
  • E-mail the Annual Fund office at development@philorch.org
  • Our mailing address is:
    The Philadelphia Orchestra Annual Fund
    1 South Broad Street, 14th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

Please note: 

Since Pennsylvania Governor Wolf has mandated that all businesses remain closed to limit community transmission of COVID-19, there may be a significant delay in receiving mailed contributions and providing tax receipts for any gifts received.

We encourage you to make a gift online or contact us for instructions on how to wire a gift.

Thank you for supporting Your Philadelphia Orchestra. We look forward to being back on stage and in our community with live performances and programs again soon!

 

Make a Gift 

  • Credit card gifts can be made online, called in, or mailed to the address above. Please include the credit card number and expiration date.
  • The Philadelphia Orchestra uses DCM Teleservices to solicit gifts over the phone. If you have received a call and would like to make a gift, pay a pledge, or be added to our do-not-call list, please contact us
  • Find a printable gift form here
  • Checks can be made payable to The Philadelphia Orchestra and mailed to the address above. 

Sustainer Program

Make a gift through our Sustainer Program using our online giving form and select your preferred schedule for a recurring gift on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis. Your gift will automatically be charged to your credit card unless you request a change or cancellation.

  • Credit cards for the Sustainer Program will be charged on the 15th of each month.
  • Sustainers may cancel or modify their payment schedule at any time.

Matching Gifts 

Double or even triple your donation!

Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employee charitable giving. To find out if your company has a matching gift program, enter your employer’s name below. If your company matches, you may be able to access the forms directly through the search. Simply follow the instructions.

Gifts of Stock 

Below you will find all of the information necessary to transfer appreciated securities to The Philadelphia Orchestra. There is no minimum gift requirement to execute a stock transfer.

1. In order for us to identify your generous gift and issue a tax receipt, please be sure to inform us of your intent to give, as privacy laws discourage brokerage firms from releasing the names of clients. Please provide the following information:

  • Name of securities and number of shares 
  • Brokerage house / accounting firm, contact name, and phone number 
  • Your address, phone number, and e-mail address

Please notify us of your stock gift through any of the methods listed above

2. Provide your financial advisor with the following information for the Orchestra’s account with PNC Investments.

  • Account Name: The Philadelphia Orchestra Association
  • F/B/O NFS Acc. Number: 005-759198
  • DTC Clearing Number: 0226
  • ABA Number: 021000021
  • Tax ID Number: 23-1352289
  • PNC Contact Person: Dianne Capponi
  • Phone Number: 215.585.8043
  • Fax Number: 215.585.1157
  • Address: 1600 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Philadelphia Orchestra values gifts of stock based on the average of the high and low price of the stock on the day the stock is transferred into our account. Acknowledgements of the gift will be sent directly to the donor.

For donors who wish to donate a physical stock certificate to the Orchestra, please contact us.

Family Foundations

The Philadelphia Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) organization and is eligible to receive gifts from Family Foundations. Below is some of the information you or your Foundation Administrator may need to issue a gift to our organization:

EIN: 23-1352289
Name: Philadelphia Orchestra Association
Address: 1 South Broad Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Donors who make gifts made through a Family Foundation receive only benefits with an insubstantial fair market value, such as Playbill recognition.

Please remember to include your name when they distribute the contribution so we may recognize you properly.

Donor Advised Funds 

The Philadelphia Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) organization and is eligible to receive gifts from Donor Advised Funds. Below is some of the information your Fund Administrator may need to issue a gift to our organization:

EIN: 23-1352289
Name: Philadelphia Orchestra Association
Address: 1 South Broad Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Donors who make gifts through a Donor Advised Fund receive only donor benefits with an insubstantial fair market value, such as Playbill recognition.

Please remember to let your administrator know to include your name when they distribute the contribution so we may recognize you properly.

IRA Charitable Rollover 

Donors of age 70½ and older may benefit from making a gift through their IRA. Below is some of the information you may need in order to make your qualified distribution to The Philadelphia Orchestra: EIN: 23-1352289 Name: Philadelphia Orchestra Association Address: 1 South Broad Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 For further assistance, contact us for an example letter to give to your IRA Administrator. Please remember to let your administrator know to include your name when they distribute the contribution so we may recognize you properly.