Why support opera Lafayette?

It is our passion to bring you extraordinary masterpieces rooted in the 18th-century French opera tradition. Opera Lafayette's continued growth and success rely in great part on the patronage and generous support of individual, foundation, and corporate donors, to whom we are deeply grateful. We hope you will consider joining or rejoining our family of donors. Your support nourishes Opera Lafayette's artistic growth and ensures that we will be able to bring great programming for years to come.

Opera Lafayette is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

In addition to cash gifts, Opera Lafayette welcomes giving by:

Donations of Stock

Opera Lafayette accepts stock donations through a Fidelity brokerage account. Please notify Opera Lafayette staff when donating stock.

Employee/retiree matching gift programs

If your employer offers matching gifts, your dollars can go twice as far in supporting Opera Lafayette.


One sentence in your will can help ensure Opera Lafayette’s future for years to come.

In Memoriam

Honor a departed loved one with a contribution to Opera Lafayette in his or her name.

In-kind gifts

Does your business make goods or provide services that could be helpful to Opera Lafayette? Areas of need include, but are not limited to, lodging and transportation for artists, particularly around performance dates, as well as food and beverage donations for events.


For additional questions or inquiries, please contact Opera Lafayette at (202)546-9332 or operalafayette@operalafayette.org.