Support Apollo’s Fire
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Make a general gift, or choose to direct your gift to a specific area

  • The Annual Fund
    Donations to the Annual Fund support the concert season, including AF’s extensive education & outreach programs (The Community Access Initiative). Ticket sales cover less than 50% of expenses, so your gifts are crucial!.
  • Campaign to Secure the Future
    “Secure the Future” is AF’s reserve fund managed by the Cleveland Foundation. This fund helps ensure that AF continues for years to come.
  • The Artistic Initiatives Fund
    This fund supports Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell’s artistic initiatives and special projects. Gifts are directed toward special projects, creative new programs, and performance fees of AF musicians.
  • Chicago Concerts – Windy City Series
    This fund supports AF’s concert series in Greater Chicago. All Illinois donors at the $100 level or above receive a 1-yr membership in the Chicago Friends of Apollo’s Fire. Members receive invitations to AF Soirées (house concerts) in Greater Chicago. In addition, in the 2022-23 season, members also receive 2 Bring-a-Friend Coupons for each concert of the Windy City Series.

Apollo’s Fire is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. F.E.I.D. 34-1696842. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Click here to view Audited Financial Statements for FY21.
Click here to view IRS Form 990 for FY21.
Financial documents for Apollo’s Fire may be found at

Different Ways to Make a Gift to Apollo’s Fire

You can make a Tribute gift in memory of a beloved person or in honor of someone’s birthday, anniversary, or special occasion.

1. Gifts made by check or credit card

  • Use PayPal

    Simply click the button below and donate securely through PayPal.
    You do not need to register with PayPal to make a donation.


  • By Phone:

    Call the Development Office at 216.320.0012 x 2 or 800.314.2535 x 2.

  • By Mail:

    Send your check, payable to Apollo’s Fire, to:
    3091 Mayfield Road, Suite 217
    Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

2. Donate Appreciated Stock and avoid paying capital gains taxes while getting a deduction for the value of the donated stock. Contact us on transferring stocks and other securities – Michael Walker at 216.320.0012 x 2 or

3. IRA Distributions – If you are 70 1/2 years or older, you can transfer up to $100,000 from your IRA each year to a qualified charity or charities without incurring income tax on the withdrawal.

4. For Legacy Gifts (including bequests, life insurance, charitable gift annuities, etc.) click here to learn more about making a Legacy Gift to Apollo’s Fire.


Corporate Matching

Does your employer have a matching gift program?
Many companies show they care about the causes that are important to their employees by matching donations made to non-profit organizations. Please check with your employer about matching gifts.

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Annual Support – The Ritornello Circle

A ritornello is the recurring theme in a baroque concerto. The annual supporters of Apollo’s Fire are recognized with membership in the Ritornello Circle as well as a variety of benefits.

$25,000+ Conductor’s Circle
Concert season sponsor

$10,000 – $24,999 Mount Olympus
Special project sponsor

$5,000 – $9,999 Versailles Circle
Sponsor a concert series

$2,500 – $4,999 Esterhazy Circle
Sponsor a guest artist

$1,000 – $2,499 Medici Circle
Invitation for 2 to a private concert reception​

$500 – $999 Brandenburg Circle
Invitation to the Spring Subscriber Celebration

$250 Buckingham Circle
Apollo’s Fire “Swag Bag”​ – ​Upon request

$100 Supporter Circle
Invitation to open rehearsals

All benefits are cumulative.

“The U.S.A.’s hottest baroque band.” –CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE (UK)

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