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Build a better workforce

Experiences with the arts boost mental wellness, promote a positive company culture, and lead to more engaged and creative employees. The arts can be a powerful motivator in both employee recruitment and retention.

Drive Innovation

The arts foster inspiration and leadership, stimulate creative thinking and problem solving, and provide opportunities to relieve stress.

Enrich Quality of Life

A vibrant and diverse arts community attracts top-tier corporate recruits, promotes provides networking opportunities, and embraces diversity and inclusion.

Contribute to a Thriving Community

Partnering with the arts contributes to economic vitality, creates social connectivity, and promotes wellness and safety. Utah’s vibrant arts community has brought national and international attention to our state, which helps raise the profile of every Utah-based corporation as well.


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Corporate Volunteer Opportunities
Young Leader Networking Group Invitations
Company Access to Concerts and Programs


VIP Access to Concerts and Events
Premier Networking Opportunities
Exclusive Invitations to Meet & Greets with Musicians
Semi-Annual Events with USUO Leadership

Partnerships range from $5,000-$25,000. Contact Jessica Proctor at jproctor@usuo.or for more information.

Does your company have a matching gift program? Be sure to educate your employees so they know their individual contributions can be doubled!

From a recent Opera America statement: “Investing in the arts sector is an investment in our nation’s capacity to drive economic activity, generate creative solutions to complex problems, support the health and well-being of communities, and educate and inspire lifelong learners. The arts sector serves artistic and educational missions through myriad occupations filled by individuals who work in full-time, part-time, hourly, seasonal, and freelance capacities.”


Utah Symphony | Utah Opera is grateful to the many institutions and foundations who sustain our mission and make our programs possible. Thank you!


$100,000 OR MORE

  • Emma Eccles Jones Foundation
  • Marriner S. Eccles Foundation
  • The Florence J. Gillmor Foundation
  • Shiebler Family Foundation

$50,000 TO $99,999

  • AHE/CI Trust
  • Anonymous
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  • Janet Q. Lawson Foundation
  • The Kahlert Foundation

$25,000 TO $49,999

  • Anonymous
  • Carol Franc Buck Foundation
  • Brent & Bonnie Jean Beesley Foundation
  • Cache Valley Electric
  • C. Comstock Clayton Foundation
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  • Joan & Tim Fenton Foundation
  • Frederick Q. Lawson Foundation
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  • McCarthey Family Foundation
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  • Moreton Family Foundation
  • Charles Maxfield & Gloria F. Parrish Foundation
  • Simmons Family Foundation
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  • Norman C.† & Barbara L. Tanner Second Charitable Trust
  • Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation

$10,000 TO $24,999

  • Anonymous
  • HJ & BR Barlow Foundation
  • R. Harold Burton Foundation
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  • Marie Eccles Caine Foundation-Russell Family
  • Daynes Music Company*
  • Matthew B. Ellis Foundation
  • The Joseph & Evelyn Rosenblatt Charitable Fund
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  • Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
  • Grandeur Peak Global Advisors
  • Richard K. & Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation
  • The John C. Kish Foundation
  • Johnson Foundation of the Rockies
  • S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney Foundation
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
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  • W. Mack & Julie S. Watkins Foundation
  • The Christian V. & Lisa D. Young Family Foundation

$5,000 to $9,999

  • Anonymous
  • The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
  • The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
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  • The Val A. Green & Edith D. Green Foundation
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  • Orem City CARE Tax
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  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House*
  • Salt Lake City Arts Council
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  • Utah Autism Foundation

$2,500 TO $4,999

  • *
  • Bertin Family Foundation
  • Better Days
  • Robert S. Carter Foundation
  • Henry W. & Leslie M. Eskuche Charitable Foundation
  • Homewood Suites*
  • Inwest Title Services, Inc.
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  • Morris Murdock Travel
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$1,500 TO $2,499

  • Castle Foundation
  • Corning Incorporated Foundation
  • The Helper Project
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  • Prime Steakhouse*
  • Ray, Quinney & Nebeker Foundation
  • Glenna & Lawrence Shapiro Family Foundation
  • Snow, Christensen & Martineau Foundation
  • George B. & Oma E. Wilcox & Gibbs M. & Catherine W. Smith Foundation

$1,000 TO $1,499

  • Anonymous
  • The Fanwood Foundation Western Office
  • Nebeker Family Foundation
  • Strong & Hanni, PC
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ENCORE ($100,000 OR MORE)

Kem & Carolyn Gardner

Anthony & Renee Marlon

Patricia A. Richards & William K. Nichols**

BRAVO ($50,000 TO $99,999)

Diane & Hal Brierley

James A.† & Marilyn Parke

Harris H. & Amanda Simmons

Naoma Tate and the Family of Hal Tate

Jacquelyn Wentz

Jack Wheatley

OVERTURE ($25,000 TO $49,999)

Scott & Kathie Amann 

Doyle Arnold & Anne Glarner

Judy Brady & Drew W. Browning

Michael & Vickie Callen

Barron Collier

John & Flora D’Arcy

John & Joan Firmage

Kristen Fletcher & Dan McPhun

Tom & Lorie Jacobson

Edward Moreton

Fred & Lucy Moreton

Mark & Dianne Prothro

Alice & Frank Puleo

Estate of Mary Schofield

Jonathan & Anne Symonds

Jim & Zibby Tozer

John & Jean Yablonski

Edward & Marelynn Zipser

MAESTRO ($10,000 TO $24,999)

Fran Akita

A. Scott & Jesselie Anderson

Dr. J.R. Baringer & Dr. Jeannette J. Townsend

Thomas Billings & Judge Judith Billings

Berenice J. Bradshaw Trust

Judy & Larry Brownstein

Rebecca Marriott Champion

William & Patricia Child

Howard & Betty Clark

Larry Clemmensen

Tom Coleman

Pat & Sherry Duncan

Dr. & Mrs. Ralph Earle

Robert & Elisha Finney

Thierry & Catherine Fischer**

Martin & Jane† Greenberg

Doug & Connie Hayes

Susan & Tom Hodgson

Mary P.† & Jerald H. Jacobs Family

G. Frank & Pamela Joklik

Bruce & Maxine Johnson

Robert & Debra Kasirer

Mr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Lansing

Charles & Pat McEvoy

Richard & Robin Milne

Harold W. & Lois Milner

Terrell & Leah Nagata

Jim & Ann Neal

William H. & Christine Nelson

Leslie Peterson & Kevin Higgins

Frank R. Pignanelli & D’Arcy Dixon

Stephen & Cydney Quinn

David & Shari Quinney

Richard & Carmen Rogers

Ted & Lori Samuels

Elizabeth Solomon

George Speciale

Mr. & Mrs. G.B. Stringfellow

Steve & Betty Suellentrop

Thomas & Marilyn Sutton

James R. & Susan Swartz

Norman C. † & Barbara L. Tanner

Kathleen Digree & Michael Varner

Howard & Barbara Wallack

Kathie & Hugh Zumbro


† Deceased

* In-kind gift

** Cash and in-kind gift

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