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Giving to Little Opera has a big impact

Tuition revenue only covers half of what it takes to run Little Opera. 100% of your donation goes to making this program affordable and accessible for every single one of our students.

Here are some examples of how your support helps:

• $50 Buys enough material to make 5 Little Opera costumes.
• $125 Pays for a two-hour workshop session with a professional composer.
• $500  Covers theater rental for one day of our end-of-year performances.
• $2,500 Allows one student to participate in Little Opera’s nine-month program on a full scholarship. Access for all is one of our underlying principles, and we want to keep it that way.

Donate by Mail

Little Opera
Pacific Felt Factory, Suite 201
2830 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Little Opera is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.
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Foundation Support

Thank you to the following Trusts and Foundations for their support

  • Art4Moore
  • The Awesome Foundation
  • J.B. Berland Foundation
  • Creative Capacity Fund
  • The Frank H. Jernigan Charitable Foundation
  • Bill Graham Foundation
  • Miranda Lux Foundation
  • Party Corps
  • The Sam Mazza Foundation
  • The Kelsey W. Pfotenhauer Donor-Advised Fund at Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • The Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation
  • Open Society Foundation
  • PartyCorps
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation
  • Soup SF

Matching Gifts — What are they?

To promote charitable giving, many companies match their employees’ contributions to nonprofit organizations – allowing you to increase the value of your gift to Little Opera and do even more to support our mission.

If your company does have a matching gift program they will be able to advise you how to take part and make the value of your gift to Little Opera even greater.

If you have any questions about matching gifts, please contact Jenny Hanson.

We understand that the following companies offer matching gift programs.

3Com Corporation
Abbott Laboratories
Adaptec, Inc.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Advanced Fibre Communications, Inc.
Advanced Micro Devices
Aetna Foundation
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
ALZA Corporation
American Express
American International Group, Inc. (AIG)
Aon Corporation
Applera Corporation
Applied Materials, Inc.
Argonaut Group, Inc.
Autodesk, Inc.
Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Bank of America
Barclays Global Investors
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)
Birkenstock USA, LP
Blue Shield of California
BP Foundation
Sophie and Arthur Brody Foundation
BTW Consultants, Inc.
Business Wire
C. B. Fleet Company, Inc.
Cadence Design Systems Inc.
The California Endowment
California HealthCare Foundation
Calpine Corporation
The Capital Group Companies
The Carnegie Foundation
Caterpillar Corporation
Chubb and Son, Inc.
Cingular Wireless
CMP Media, Inc.
Coca-Cola Foundation
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Compton Foundation
Computer Associates International, Inc.
S. H. Cowell Foundation
Del Monte Foods
Deutsche Bank Americas
Diageo North America
Duty Free Shoppers Group Ltd.
Electronic Arts Inc.
Emerson Electric Company
Fair, Isaac, and Company, Inc.
Fannie Mae
Federated Department Stores
First Data Corporation
FleetBoston Financial
Flora Family Foundation
Fremont Group
Gap Inc.
Gartner, Inc.
Genentech, Inc.
General Electric
General Mills
General Re Corporation
Greater Bay Bancorp
Guidant Corporation
Harris Bank
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The Hewlett-Packard Company
Household International, Inc.
Illinois Tool Works
Integrated Circuit Systems, Inc.
International Data Group, Inc.
Intuit Inc.
The James Irvine Foundation
Irwin Home Equity Corporation
Itochu International, Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Juniper Networks, Inc.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
K/P Corporation
Lam Research Corporation
Lehman Brothers
Levi Strauss
Libbey Inc.
LVMH Group (eLuxury, Sephora, DFS)
Marin Community Foundation
Maritz Inc.
McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mellon Financial Corporation
Merck & Co.
Merrill Lynch
MFS Investment Management
Microsoft Corporation
Monsanto Fund
Moody’s Corp.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
JPMorgan Chase
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Prudential Companies
Qualcom, Inc.
National Semiconductor
Norcal Mutual Insurance Company
Northern Trust Company
Norvellus Systems
Novartis US
Oracle Corporation
David and Lucille Packard Foundation
Pequot Capital Management, Inc.
Pfizer Incorporated
PPG Industries
Providian Financial Corporation
Quest Diagnostics
Roche Diagnostics
The Rockefeller Foundation
The Rockefeller Group
Rockwell Collins
Rosendin Electric
The San Francisco Foundation
Schwab Corp.
Shaklee Corporation
Sony Electronics Inc.
SPX Corporation
Starbucks Coffee Company
The Stuart Foundation
Sun Microsystems
Symantec Corporation
Synopsys, Inc.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Tiffany & Co.
UBS Realty Investors LLC
Unilever United States, Inc.
Union Bank of California
Union Pacific Railroad
United Defense
United Technologies Corporation
Wachovia Corporation
Washington Mutual
Waters Corporation
WellPoint Foundation
Wells Fargo
West Group
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Willis Lease Finance Corporation
Xcel Energy
Xilinx, Inc.
Yahoo! Inc.

If you would like to contact us regarding donations and partnerships, please contact Ava Harmon. To help Little Opera students and staff, click here to learn more about donations and our wish list.