Build a Better Community Through the Arts
Vocalize your passion for the arts and building a better community by sponsoring a St. Petersburg Opera mainstage production, educational outreach program, or event. Whether a corporate or individual donor, you can be sure that your support will not only produce a world class musical experience, but also contribute to better civic engagement and economic growth in the Tampa Bay area.
Sponsorship opportunities can be tailored to meet your personal philanthropic priorities and can include custom print, on-site, or electronic recognition. Sponsorship gifts contribute to your overall Annual Fund giving and may qualify you for additional benefits or recognition.
Season Title Sponsorship ($50,000+)
Season sponsorship includes Naming Rights as Producing Sponsor on all mainstage productions throughout the season. Your name/logo will be displayed prominently on all mainstage and Maestro Series marketing materials and related publications, including posters, postcards, programs, website, newsletters, and more.
Production Sponsorship ($25,000)
Support an entire run of one of St. Petersburg Opera’s four mainstage operatic productions at the Palladium Theater, and enjoy exceptional behind-the-scenes access, including exclusive meetings with the artists, including Artistic Director and Conductor, Maestro Mark Sforzini, Principal Cast Members, Stage Directors, and Designers. Receive primary sponsorship recognition, including in the program book, production posters, the SPO website, and a broad assortment of publicity materials.
Co-Sponsorship Opportunities ($12,500)
*Co-Sponsorship still available for The Music Man ($15,000)
Outreach and Special Event Sponsorship (starts at $2,750)
Specialized sponsorships are available for high-level donor events, select outreach concerts, Seasonal Sparkle holiday concert productions, educational programs, and more. Event Sponsorships include premier event recognition and exclusive hospitality opportunities at the event. Educational outreach sponsorship includes additional recognition at mainstage opera productions via supertitle screens, along with the joy of supporting lifelong learning and creativity for children and adults.
*Sponsorship ($10,000) still available for annual Bella Voce Gala on May 12, 2018
Artist Sponsorship ($800 – $4,000)
Foster the growth and creativity of a single Principal or Emerging Artist (singer, designer, stage director, or orchestral musician). Sponsorship includes private invitations to rehearsals and opportunities to meet your sponsored artist.
St. Petersburg Opera Company is a not-for-profit corporation in good standing in the State of Florida. We have been granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS so your charitable contributions are fully tax deductible to the extent permissible by law.
For more information on sponsorship opportunities, donor perks, private events, and more please contact Susan Hellman Spatafora at 727.823.2040, ext. 2 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Click to download a pdf copy of our Season 12 Donor Information Handbook .