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Support Us

Your generosity allows the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis to thrive and present music classics to audiences throughout the Greater Metropolitan Area.  Because of your gifts, we are able to perform free concerts, partner with schools and their students, and connect with young musicians to showcase their talents.


Your donation is greatly appreciated. Thank you! 

The following are other ways to lend your support.

1. Write a Check

Yes, we still accept checks! 
Make your check payable to The Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis and mail to:

P.O. Box 50604, Minneapolis, MN  55405-0604.

2. Donate via Paypal

Click on the PayPal icon below to go to our PayPal page and choose the amount you wish to donate. If you have
a PayPal account, you can then login to complete the process. Otherwise, you can enter your credit or debit card information to complete the transaction. 100% of your donation benefits the Orchestra.

3. Thrivent Choice Program

The Thrivent Choice Program can be used to help support the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis. Eligible members can recommend where Thrivent distributes a portion of its charitable funding by directing Choice Dollars®. Members become eligible for Thrivent Choice based on insurance premiums, contract values and Thrivent volunteer leadership.

The Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis has been approved as an eligible charitable organization to receive Thrivent Choice dollars. To get started, go to, log into your account and follow the instructions under Thrivent Choice.

Questions? Call Thrivent at 800-847-4836.

4. AmazonSmile Program

The Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis has a participation agreement with AmazonSmile, the charitable giving arm of When you make your holiday gift giving purchases through this site, AmazonSmile contributes 0.5% of each pre-tax purchase amount to the orchestra. It does not charge the nonprofit or the purchaser any additional fees. Purchases made through the Amazon application or using website do not qualify for a match, so you may wish to set the AmazonSmile website as a favorite in your internet settings.

If you are already a registered user, click here to start the process of selecting the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis as your favorite charity. From that point, all purchases you make on AmazonSmile benefit the orchestra. To protect the privacy of purchasers, the orchestra has no access to either personal or purchase information.

One of the conditions of participating in AmazonSmile is that the orchestra mention the program only in an email  bulletin or online on our website. Any email or website mentioning the program also must mention other donation matching programs, so if  you get an email from the orchestra about AmazonSmile and plan to forward it, please forward the email in its entirety.

5. In-Kind Donations

Donate an item for our Benefit Concert . If you wish to donate an item, please contact an orchestra member and they will assist your donation. If you have some time to spare, have marketing skills, financial experience, fundraising skills, organizational skills, see our opportunity below.

6. GiveMN

GiveMN is the destination for charitable giving in Minnesota. It's the smart way for Minnesotans to discover, support, and engage with the causes that are right for them. A collaborative nonprofit venture, GiveMN  transforms philanthropy in Minnesota by growing overall giving. No other organization celebrates giving like GiveMN. 

7. Become a Board Member

Help guide the mission of the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis! If you love music, possess a talent such as fundraising, marketing, law, finance, organizational skills and have a bit of free time, we would love to have you join us. It is a terrific way to support the music you love while meeting interesting people and having fun. Email us through our Contact Us page and introduce yourself. Thank you!


Best Regards. The Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis Board of Directors

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