Corporate Partnerships

San Diego Opera is grateful for the generous support of our many Corporate Partners who help us provide excellent cultural experiences for our community. With sponsorship opportunities beginning at $1,000, your business can support our work on stage and in the community while receiving prominent recognition and benefits throughout the season.

For information about ways to support San Diego Opera, or to become a Corporate Partner, please contact:

Llewellyn Crain, Chief Development Officer

$50,000 – Qualcomm, Incorporated

$15,000 – University of San Diego, ResMed

$7,500 to $10,000 – US Bank, Sharp, Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek

$5,000 – Sycuan Casino and Resort, Nordson Corporation, SDSU Mission Valley Innovation District, Biocom California

$2,500 – Atyr, Nordson

Major In-Kind Donors – ACE Parking, DLA Piper, Greene Music, Microsoft, Q2Insights, San Diego Theatres

In-Kind Donors –  Southwestern College, UCSD Park and Market, Women in Bio Southern California, United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, GroupSolver

Media Partners – Giving Back Magazine, KPBS, The San Diego Union-Tribune, Univision San Diego, inewsource

Thank you to our corporate partners. Please support the corporations who support us.

Government and Foundations

Institutional Grants
Foundation and Government grants support San Diego Opera’s artistic, education, and community engagement work. Grants are essential to the continuation of programs like Words and Music, Student Night at the Opera, Opera Exposed, and Opera on the Concourse, while also supporting SDO’s Mainstage and dētour series productions, organizational capacity building, capital equipment purchases, and professional development for staff.

San Diego Opera thanks the following Institutional Donors for their support:

Government Sponsors

California Arts Council
City of San Diego – Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego through the Commission for Arts and Culture.
National Endowment for the Arts
City of Chula Vista
Create Chula Vista
City of Encinitas

Foundation Sponsors

The National Opera America Center
The Conrad Prebys Foundation
Fundación Coppel
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust
Pratt Memorial Fund
Price Philanthropies
Samuel I. and John Henry Fox Foundation
The San Diego Foundation
The Parker Foundation
David C. Copley Foundation
OPERA America: Innovation Grants
OPERA America’s Operafund: Repertoire and Development
OPERA America Opera Grants for Female Composers


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