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Make a tax-deductible gift today.

Why give? Because your gift ensures that Lexington has a vibrant, professional-level opera company led by one of the top academic opera theatre programs in the country.

OperaLex provides financial support for the grand productions that Lexington and Kentucky have come to expect every time the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre takes the stage.

Behind the scenes, OperaLex support is helping educate the next generation of performers, educators and community leaders by providing recruiting funds, scholarships and defraying the cost of performance experiences and auditions for the hundreds of students who have earned vocal arts degrees at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels at the University of Kentucky.

Opera education is also a big part of our role. We take opera to grade schools around Kentucky through the Schmidt Opera Outreach Program and we provide opportunities for the community to experience and learn more about opera through newsletters, seminars and preview lunches.

Ways to give

Send a check
Please make checks payable to OperaLex and mail it to:
PO Box 8463
Lexington, KY. 40533-8463
Give in honor or tribute. Make a gift in memory of a loved one, celebrate a special occasion or honor someone special with a gift online or by mail. Simply fill in the language on the form or send us the name, address and email of the person you wish to honor. We will notify them of your kind gesture.
Become a recurring donor. You can choose on the online giving form to spread your gift throughout the year with a monthly donation to OperaLex. These gifts ensure a steady stream of income for OperaLex and allow you to manage your contribution as part of your monthly budget.
Double your donation through an employer matching gift. Many employers have matching gift programs that match employees’ charitable contributions, doubling your impact. Please check with your employer to see if a matching gift program is available and follow their instructions.
Choose OperaLex as your AmazonSmile Charity.  Go to https://smile.amazon.com/charity?orig=%2Fref%3Dsmi_nav_surl_smi and select OperaLex from the list of charities.  Every time you make an Amazon purchase, .05% of the price of eligible items goes to OperaLex at no cost to you.
Leave a legacy by including OperaLex in your will or making us a beneficiary of your retirement plan. You can leave a set amount or a percentage of your estate in you will, or you can name OperaLex as a beneficiary of one of your assets, such as a retirement plan or life insurance policy. For more information about estate gifts, please email us a OperaLexington@gmail.com.
Become a corporate sponsor. OperaLex has sponsorship opportunities available that can be customized based on your needs. We have annual sponsorships and event sponsorships for our gala annual fundraiser, Encore! Contact us at OperaLexington@gmail.com for more information.

Giving levels are designed to fit every budget!

Membership in OperaLex supports the organization and the students, faculty and staff of the UK Opera Theatre program. Joining OperaLex brings benefits and privileges to its members in appreciation for their patronage and continuing interest.

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