Corporate Supporters

For over five decades, Portland Opera has been a key contributor to the cultural and artistic offerings of our beloved city—impacting economic development, tourism, and the vibrancy of our community. We’re proud to be Portland’s opera, and to provide meaningful opportunities for businesses to interact with community opera audiences.

We care about the goals that our corporate and community allies wish to achieve through their philanthropic activities and advocacy; and we know that together we can make Portland, and the arts in Oregon, even greater.

There are many ways for businesses and corporations to collaborate with Portland Opera. Our team works closely with partners to identify sponsorship opportunities and benefit packages that reflect each company’s business priorities and partnership goals.

Examples of key focus areas include:

Presenting & Producing:

  • Season, Production, or Performance Sponsorships
  • International or Guest Artist Sponsorships
  • Special Events and Operating Dollars

Arts Education & The Next Generation of Opera

  • Support for Portland Opera Resident Artists development & recitals
  • Portland Opera to Go (educational outreach program)
  • Young Patrons Society and Ambassador Board programs
  • Free & public library events and other educational outreach actions

Community & Audience Outreach

  • Portland Opera a la Cart (community opera “food” truck appearances)
  • New Audience Sponsors (underwriting the costs of rush ticket programs, etc.)
  • Free and public opera events (including simulcast presentations, etc.)
  • Special projects and engagement events

To learn more about the benefits of sponsorship, these areas of focus, our audiences, or the impact of corporate philanthropy at Portland Opera, please contact:

Andrea Tichy, Donor Relations Officer
503-417-0601 | atichy@portlandopera.org

Celeste Miller, Corporate & Institutional Giving Officer
503-295-3507 | cmiller@portlandopera.org