Annual Fund


The Annual Fund is a critical source of support for all performances, community events, and music education programs of the AMFS. From each sensational summer season to youth music programs during the school year, every gift to the Annual Fund advances extraordinary artistry and unparalleled musical experiences.


Your Support

Designate your Annual Fund gift to a specific area that matches your interest. 

The AMFS Fund - Where we need it most

A gift to The AMFS Fund lends unrestricted assistance to every aspect of our organization from concert performances, student financial aid, and summer staff to facilities management, production costs, and numerous other areas of investment.

Summer Student Assistance

Provides funding for student scholarships, travel, food, and health services.


Helps to recruit and retain a competitive roster of accomplished artist-faculty from around the world.

Local Education & Community Programs

Subsidizes youth music education and free community events for families.

Support The Annual Fund


Select Crescendo Donors or National Council Donors to compare benefits and donate at your desired giving level.

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Crescendo Donors
National Council Donors
Non-deductible Portion
Fully Tax Deductible
Fully Tax Deductible
New! Online donor listing
Tickets to AMFS summer concerts and rehearsals
5 tickets for Friday and Sunday public dress rehearsals
10 tickets for Friday and Sunday public dress rehearsals
5 concert or public dress rehearsal tickets, excluding Sundays, operas, and Special Events*
10 concert or public dress rehearsal tickets, including Sundays^*
20 concert or public dress rehearsal tickets, including Sundays^*
Summer program book listing
Exclusive pre-public sale of summer season tickets†
Invitations to special donor events
Invitation to Season Preview Reception and Presentation
^ Excludes operas, special events, and benefits
* Access to advance seat assignments with a validation fee per ticket.
† Access date to pre-sale depends on giving level.
†† Donor may extend use of passes to family and friends
§ Please contact us at 970 205 5065 for details!
View Donor Benefits PDF
Additional Ways to Give

Stocks and Other Securities

Stock gifts present a great opportunity to eliminate your capital gains tax exposure and take a charitable deduction in the amount of the fair market value of the shares. Contact AMFS here for information on our stock account.


Recurring Giving

The AMFS has launched a new recurring giving society, Encore. Learn more here.


Alumni Support

Your donation to the Alumni Fund extends the impact of AMFS's unforgettable summer experiences, shaping the future of our alumni's lives and careers. Discover the importance of alumni support here.


Matching Gifts

Increase the impact of your contribution with a corporate matching gift to the AMFS. Find out if your company will match your donation here.


Donor Advised Funds and Family Foundations

The AMFS welcomes gifts from Donor Advised Funds and Family Foundations. According to IRS regulations, gifts from these funds cannot result in any personal or material benefit, including tickets or passes.


IRA Charitable Rollover

The IRA charitable rollover allows donors aged 70.5 and older to make tax-free charitable gifts directly from their Individual Retirement Accounts to eligible charities. This allows the donor to meet their distribution minimum without any tax exposure. According to IRS regulations, gifts from these funds cannot result in any personal or material benefit, including tickets or passes. 



Contact Us


For more information on the Annual Fund and how you can contribute, please contact:


Chandler Martin
Director of Annual Giving and Special Events
970 205 5065


Have questions about the Annual Fund? Check out our Annual Fund FAQ page here for detailed information about making a gift, donor benefits, other ways to give, and more.