Annual Fund, Campaign to Secure the Future, & Legacy Giving

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Donations to Apollo’s Fire’s Annual Fund support the concert season, including AF’s extensive education & outreach programs (The Community Access Initiative). Your gifts are crucial to the continuation of AF’s exceptional artistic programming. We thank you for your support!

Making an additional gift to AF’s Campaign to Secure the Future helps ensure that AF continues into the future, for years to come, making its music and bringing the community together. The campaign goal is to raise $250,000 over the next two years. Please help us to Secure our Future!

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
Financial documents for Apollo’s Fire may be found at

Making a Gift to Apollo’s Fire

  1. Gifts made by check, cash, or credit card
  2. Donate Appreciated Stock and avoid paying capital gains taxes while getting a deduction for the value of the donated stock.
  3. IRA Distributions– Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA while satisfying your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year and reducing your taxable income.
  4. A Tribute gift in honor or in memory of beloved someone
  5. A Legacy Gift (including bequests, life insurance, charitable gift annuities, etc.) can make a difference, sustaining an organization long into the future while incorporating important tax advantages at the same time. It can cost you little more than the taxes you’ll save.

    Please let us know if you have named Apollo’s Fire in your will so we can thank you and include you in our Legacy Circle.

Contact us if you have any questions on making a gift to Apollo’s Fire. Noha Ryder at 216.320.0012 x 2 or

Apollo’s Fire Annual Gala Benefit

Tuscan Sun
Sunday, May 17, 2020
The Cleveland Museum of Art

Click here for more details.


1. Use PayPal:

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

Donate Button with Credit Cards

2. By Phone:

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

3. By Mail:

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

To make a stock donation, please contact Noha Ryder, General Manager & Director of Development, at 216.320.0012 x 2 or for more information.


Corporate Matching

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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 or special project sponsor

$10,000 – $24,999 Mount Olympus
Sponsor a principal musician chair for a season

$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 private house concert

$500 – $999 Brandenburg Circle
Invitation to a VIP reception

$250 Buckingham Circle
Intermission hospitality. Upon request – AF CD

$100 Supporter Circle
Invitation to open rehearsals

All benefits are cumulative, with the exception of underwriting opportunities and sponsorships. If you are interested in giving a gift of stock, making a deferred gift or learning more about other sponsorship opportunities please contact our development department at 216.320.0012 x 2 for more information.

Corporate Sponsorships offer special benefits. Please call for more information.

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