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Housing Host

Support Bravo! Vail by donating your house, condo, or private guest apartment

Do you own a house, condo, or private guest apartment that is free for any length of time during the Festival? Become a Housing Host for a Festival musician or season Bravo! Vail employee, receive donor benefits, and make an impact! For more information, contact Director of Artistic Operations Elli Monroe at emonroe@bravovail.org 

Underwrite an Orchestra

Join a select circle of friends when you designate your gift to underwrite the artistic fees of your favorite orchestra!

Bravo! Vail's four resident orchestras bring music to life in Vail each summer. Join a select circle of friends when you designate your gift to underwrite the artistic fees of your favorite orchestra: Guest Chamber orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, or the New York Philharmonic.

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.

Annual Fund Donation

A contribution to the Annual Fund is an tangible affirmation of your support of the performing arts.

Your support is vital to Bravo! Vail’s success. By making a gift to Bravo! Vail you ensure that music continues to flourish in the Vail Valley. Join the many music enthusiasts who support the performing arts by becoming part of Bravo! Vail's annual fund. Your contribution is a tangible affirmation of your support of the performing arts.

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.

New Works Symphonic Commissioning Fund

Aimed at nurturing the creation of new music by today’s most propitious composers and premiering brand-new works at Bravo! Vail.

The New Works Fund is aimed at nurturing the creation of new music by today’s most propitious composers through commissioning and premiering brand-new works at Bravo! Vail, as well as presenting the incredible wealth of venerated music written by the leading composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Join new music lovers who support the arts by becoming part of Bravo! Vail’s New Works Fund. Your contribution is a tangible affirmation of your support of new music.

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Jason Denhart, Vice President of Philanthropy, at jdenhart@bravovail.org or 970.827.4305.

 

Education & Engagement Program Support

Bravo! Vail brings music to people from every walk of life with your support!

Bravo! Vail’s Education and Engagement Programs provide access to music for children and adults in the Vail Valley. Through free concerts and a wide variety of free and low cost programs, Bravo! Vail brings music to people from every walk of life.

Your gift will ensure access to world-class artistry for music-lovers of all ages.  

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.

 

Tribute & Memorial Gifts

Honor the memory of a loved one through a gift celebrating a music-lover in your life.

Tribute gifts can be a deeply meaningful way to celebrate a music-lover in your life, or honor the memory of a loved one. Both donor and honoree are recognized in the Bravo! Vail Program Book, and the honoree or their family are notified of your thoughtful and generous tribute.

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Jason Denhart, VP of Philanthropy, at jdenhart@bravovail.org or 970.827.4305.

Gifts of Stock

Invest in Bravo! Vail's future now.

Your gift of appreciated stock can provide significant tax benefits in addition to a philanthropic investment in Bravo! Vail. 

Learn more about how to make a gift of stock here.

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Jason Denhart, Vice President of Philanthropy at 970.827.4305 or jdenhart@bravovail.org.

Donate a Vehicle

Donate your vehicle to add extra miles to a gift supporting Bravo! Vail.

Have an old vehicle you want to get rid of? Instead of selling, trading, or storing your vehicle, donate it! You’ll benefit Bravo! Vail's artistic and education programs, and receive a tax deduction. Bravo! Vail partners with Vehicle for Charity to make the process easy for you. 

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.

AmazonSmile

An easy way to donate through your everyday purchases through Amazon.com

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Bravo! Vail every time you shop at Amazon - at no cost to you.

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you will find the same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience as amazon.com, with the added bonus that a portion of what you spend will be donated to Bravo! Vail.

Steps:

1. Go to smile.amazon.com.
2. Log in to your Amazon account.
3. Search for "Bravo! Vail" using the search bar provided.
4. Select "Bravo Colorado at Vail-Beaver Creek" to begin your shopping!

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Double the impact with support from your employer.

Not sure if your company offers matching gifts? Check with your human resource department, or call Bravo! Vail and we’ll be happy to help.

For more information please contact Beth Pantzer, Database Manager, at bpantzer@bravovail.org or 970.827.4307.

Qualified Charitable Distribution

Learn more here if you're qualified for a charitable distribution

You can donate the Required Minimum Distributions from your IRA to Bravo! Vail to avoid paying taxes.

Taxpayers age 72 years or older are required to make annual distributions from their IRAs, which are then included in the taxpayer’s adjusted gross income (AGI) and subject to taxes.

The Qualified Charitable Distribution permits those taxpayers to make donations directly to charitable organizations from their IRAs without counting them as part of their AGI and, consequently, without paying taxes on them. 

You qualify if:

  • Funds are distributed directly from your IRA to Bravo! Vail
  • Your total Qualified Charitable Distribution gifts in any given year do not exceed $100,000
  • You are 72 years of age or older at the date of transfer

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Jason Denhart, Vice President of Philanthropy, at jdenhart@bravovail.org or 970.827.4305.

City Market Community Rewards

Give back through your purchases at City Market

With the use of your City Market Rewards Card, a portion of your grocery purchase will be donated to Bravo! Vail.

Steps:

1. Register your City Market Rewards Card here
2. If your rewards card is already registered, log in to your account by following this link to enroll
3. When prompted for your organization, search "Bravo Vail."
4. Select "Bravo Vail #LF880" and click "Enroll."
5. A message in green will appear at the top of the webpage confirming your enrollment.
6. Have your City Market Rewards Card scanned at the register when paying for your groceries.

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.

iGive.com

When shopping via iGive and its 1,700+ partner stores, you can give back to Bravo! Vail

Support Bravo! Vail while you shop. When shopping via iGive and its 1,700+ partner stores, a portion of your purchases will be donated to Bravo! Vail.

Steps:

1. To register, go to iGive.com
2. Fill out the registration information in the orange box.
3. At the bottom of the registration confirmation page, click "Shop now to help Bravo! Vail."
4. Find your favorite store in the list that is provided.
5. After selecting a store from the iGive website, iGive will begin tracking your purchases.
6. Begin your online shopping! For additional information, please visit iGive's support website

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.

Colorado Gives Day

Give where you live! Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.

Give where you live! Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.

For more information or to make your gift, please contact Linda Boyne, Project Manager & Communication Specialist, at lboyne@bravovail.org or 970.827.4322.