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Support from foundations or government entities plays an important role in helping the Philharmonic Society and its commitment to providing high quality performances and educational opportunities for K-12 students that reach thousands of adults and children throughout Orange County each year.

Grants from foundations or government entities can support the Society as a whole or can be designated for particular programs, projects or funds including, but not limited to:

  • • Specific concerts or concert series
  • • Specific artistic projects
  • • Education programs for youth and adults• Specific education programs including: Music and Movement; Musical Me; Music Mobile; California Journeys; Musicians on Campus; Workshops and Assemblies; Ensembles on Tour; Disneyland Resorts Salute to the American Band; Concerts for Fifth Graders; World Pathways; Art and Music; Tix for Teens; Strike Up The Band; and the High School Orchestra Festival.
  • • Endowment Fund

Foundation Support
The following foundations have provided recent support for the Philharmonic Society’s programs and projects:

Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
Bluebird Legacy Inc.
Colburn Foundation
The Crean Foundation
Dirk Family Foundation
Gillespie Foundation
Gluck Bradley Foundation
The Isidore & Penny Myers Foundation
Donna L. Kendall Foundation
Orange County Community Foundation/Jane Deming Fund
Pacific Life Foundation
PIMCO Foundation
Segerstrom Foundation
Shanbrom Family Foundation

Government Support
The Philharmonic Society receives government funding from federal and municipal sources. The Society has received recent artistic project support from the National Endowment of the Arts. A number of Orange County cities provide continuing support for education programs that take place in their communities.

National Endowment for the Arts
City of Aliso Viejo
City of Mission Viejo

For further information, contact:

Halim Kim
Senior Director of Development
Philharmonic Society of Orange County
1124 Main Street, Suite B
Irvine, CA 92614
Tel: 949.553.2422, ext. 233
Fax: 949.553.2421

Philharmonic Society of Orange County
Federal Tax ID: 95-1805452