FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES

Thinking of starting a new project?  Why reinvent the wheel?  Listed below are events and projects undertaken by the volunteers of our member orchestras.  AMSOV members can use their membership directory to contact other orchestras and get great tips and ideas.

Annual Fund Solicitations

Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Toronto, San Francisco, Utah

Auctions

Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Montreal, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco, Toronto, Utah

Balls and Galas

Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas (Presentation Ball),  Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco, Toronto, Utah

Bridge Events

 Toronto

Benefit Concerts

Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Toronto

Books and Cookbooks

Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Indianapolis,  Philadelphia, Los Angeles, National, Utah

Casino Event

 Kansas City, Minnesota, Philadelphia

Gift/Symphony Shop

Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Utah

Garage Sales

Kansas City (Thriftique, Symphony Mart), St. Louis

Home/Garden/Holiday Tours

Baltimore, Indianapolis, Kansas City, National, San Francisco, Toronto

Instrument Zoos

Boston, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minnesota, St. Louis, Utah

Luncheons and Teas

Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas,  Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Seattle, Toronto, Utah

Musicians' Appreciation Luncheons or Dinners

Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Utah

New Year's Eve Gala



Indianapolis, Philadelphia

Opening Night Buffet

Cincinnati, Los Angeles

Opening Night Events

Cincinnati, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, National, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto, Utah

Parties of Note/Theme Parties

Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, 

Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minnesota, National, Nashville, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Toronto, Utah

Pre/Post Concert Activities

Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Houston, Milwaukee, Montreal, National, San Francisco, Utah

Showhouse

Atlanta, Baltimore, Kansas City, National, St. Louis, San Francisco​

Showhouse Gift Shop/Auction

Baltimore, Chicago, Kansas City, National (car raffle)

Sporting Events

Atlanta (golf), Buffalo (golf), Dallas (Derby), Philadelphia (golf), San Francisco (golf)

Used Clothing Store

San Francisco

Wine Tastings and/or Wine Raffle

Baltimore, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City (raffle), Milwaukee, Minnesota, Philadelphia,Toronto