Sponsorship Opportunities

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Grand Rapids is one of only 120 cities in the United States with a resident opera company. With the support of individuals, corporations, and foundations, Opera Grand Rapids has been able to offer the professionalism of internationally acclaimed vocal artists, exquisite sets and costumes by renowned designers, and productions that showcase the expertise of these professional artists alongside talented local artists who live and work right here in West Michigan.

By investing in Opera Grand Rapids, you strengthen the texture of Grand Rapids’ cultural environment and at the same time, provide your fellow community members with the opportunity to experience the thrilling and historic art form of opera.

Every Sponsorship received by Opera Grand Rapids supports dozens of local residents and brings in travelers and tourists to our area – all contributing to the West Michigan economy and enriching our cultural life.

We invite you to explore the many Sponsorship Opportunities available with Opera Grand Rapids and hope you will invest in the future of our company and our community.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship Benefits

As a Sponsor, your company will enjoy many unique benefits including the General Benefits listed below as well as the opportunity to tailor additional benefits to your specific needs.

  • Recognition on Printed Materials, Social Media, and our Website
  • Recognition in our Performance Playbills
  • Complimentary Tickets/Passes to Events and Performances
  • Playbill Advertising
  • Personalized Performance Opportunities

For more information on our Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Development Director, Angela J. Freier, at 616-451-2741 ext. 6 or afreier@operagr.org.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors. If you are interested in supporting Opera Grand Rapids, please contact Angela Freier, Development Director at 616.451.2741, ext. 6 or afreier@operagr.org. You can also learn more about our sponsorship opportunities here.


SEASON SPONSOR AND BETTY VAN ANDEL SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

David and Carol Van Andel Family Foundation

SEASON SYMPHONY SPONSOR

Metro Health - University of Michigan Health

THIRD TIER SPONSORS

Irwin Seating Company

Meijer

Haworth

DTE Energy Foundation

SEASON SUPERTITLE SPONSOR

Friends of the Opera

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs

National Endowment for the Arts

Opera Ambassadors

Greenleaf Trust

PRODUCTION SPONSORS

Irwin Seating Company

Varnum Attorneys at Law

Warner Norcorss & Judd Attorneys at Law

Wege Foundation

Sweet Express

Steelcase

Experience Grand Rapids

Mercy Health

Metro Health

Prince Conference Center

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc

McKay Tower

Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation

Grand Valley State University

Home Advisor

NIGHT WITH THE OPERA SPONSORS

David and Carol Van Andel Family Foundation

Irwin Seating Company

Steelcase

RDV Corporation

BDO

Northway Family Dentistry

Lacks Enterprises

Custer

Northern Trust

Priority HR

Bissell

Haworth

Grand Valley State University

Chase

Goodrich Quality Theaters

McGraw Construction Inc.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Dykema

Miller Johnson

Fifth-Third Bank

Opera Ambassadors

Metro Health - University of Michigan Health

Schuler Books and Music

Jandernoa Foundation

Friends of the Opera

Rockford Construction

Interphase Interiors

MLive

Spectrum Health

Colliers International

Cascade Engineering

Amway Grand Plaza

The Chop House

Six One Six

Slows Bar-B-Q

Kitchen 67

Love's Ice Cream

Nonna's - The Trattoria

EDUCATION SPONSORS

Amway

Wege Foundation

Meijer

The Brookby Foundation

Advertising Sponsors
COLLEGIATE VOCAL COMPETITION SPONSORS

Friends of the Opera

Opera Ambassadors

COLLEGIATE CONSORTIUM

Calvin College

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Valley State University

Hope College

Western Michigan University

MEDIA SPONSORS

Blue Lake Public Radio

On The Town

Revue

MLive