Corporate Giving

Corporations have played a critical role in supporting the Washington Bach Consort and have helped it become the nation’s premier Baroque chorus and orchestra. We invite you to become engaged with the Consort.

Corporate Sponsors have played a crucial role in some of our most memorable accomplishments. Completing Bach’s entire 215-cantata cycle, our archive being welcomed into the Library of Congress’ permanent collection, doubling ticket sales, and greatly extending the reach of our community programs would not be possible without the support of our Corporate Sponsors.

Bringing the finest quality, authentic Baroque performances to Washington audiences is expensive. The Consort engages only the highest caliber musicians. Many require transportation to and from Washington, DC, as well as lodging while here. Add to that concert hall rental, period instrument maintenance and tuning, and the cost of producing archival recordings and concert programs and you begin to see how bringing this incredible resource to the community is a million-dollar-per-year endeavor.

As a Corporate Sponsor, you will receive exclusive invitations to Consort events hosted by members of its Board, tickets to world-class performances, and recognition in all media promoting the nation’s premier Baroque ensemble.

Click the Corporate Sponsorship Packet to Become a Corporate Sponsor of the Washington Bach Consort or please contact us.

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Foundation and Government Support

Grants from local and national foundations as well as government agencies provide important support for operations and core activities of the WBC, including concerts, education and community outreach. The Washington Bach Consort participates in CultureCapital, your link to the Arts in Metro DC. The Washington Bach Consort is funded in part by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Washington Bach Consort is supported in part by grants from:

  • Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
  • Capitol Hill Community Foundation
  • C.E. & S. Foundation
  • The Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts
  • DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities
  • Dimick Foundation
  • The Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation
  • Greene-Milstein Foundation
  • Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation 
  • Millstream Fund
  • National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs Program
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Endowment for the Humanities 
  • Heinz und Liselotte Nehring Stiftung
  • Billy Rose Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Washington, DC

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Financial Statement Information

A copy of the current financial statement of the Washington Bach Consort is available by writing to the address below or by calling (202) 429-2121. For Maryland residents, documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, (410) 974-5534 for the cost of postage and copies. For Virginia residents, a financial statement is available upon written request from the Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.

Consort Circles

With a donation of $100 or more, you will join our Consort Circles, a recognition group for supporters of our artistic and educational programs, and receive the following benefits as an expression of our thanks.

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