Giving Levels

As a donor of Spoleto Festival USA, you are eligible to receive an array of benefits designed to enhance your Festival experience. Donors enjoy advance program information, access to pre-sale tickets, exclusive behind-the-scenes opportunities, special interactions with Festival artists, and more.

2021 Donor Pre-sale Access Dates

Monday, March 8, at 10:00am EST: Spoleto Society ($1,500+)
(For donors at the Producer level and above, appointments can be scheduled with our patron services manager in advance of this date.)
Tuesday, March 9, at 10:00am EST: Associate ($700-$1,499)
Wednesday, March 10, at 10:00am EST: Supporter ($400-$699)
Thursday, March 11, at 10:00am EST: Friend and SCENE ($100-$399)

Tickets go on sale to the general public Saturday, March 13, at 10:00am.

All donor benefits are non-transferrable and subject to change. Events may be held virtually rather than in-person. Final benefit and event listings will be confirmed by spring 2021. For tax purposes, your contribution is deductible to the extent allowed by law. Spoleto Festival USA is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. 

Festival Circle

Friend $100 – $399

• Opportunity to participate in the donor pre-sale beginning Thursday, March 11 at 10:00am EST
• Advance program information and Festival updates, including repertoire for upcoming chamber music series
• Access to Festival Insider e-newsletter featuring exclusive sneak peeks and Festival profiles
• Invitation to one Behind-the-Festival special opportunity
• 20% discount on official 2021 Festival poster

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Supporter $400 – $699

Friend privileges, plus:
• Opportunity to participate in the donor pre-sale beginning Wednesday, March 10 at 10:00am EST
• Recognition in Festival Program Book
• Access to monthly virtual Patron Talks series
• Invitation to one virtual Chamber Music tea party featuring Series Director Geoff Nuttall and musicians

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Associate $700 – $1,499

Supporter privileges, plus:
• Opportunity to participate in the donor pre-sale beginning Tuesday, March 9 at 10:00am EST
Complimentary official 2021 Festival poster
• Priority waitlist access for sold-out performances
• Invitation to one additional Behind-the-Festival special opportunity (two total)
• Invitation to one private opportunity in honor of Festival artists

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Spoleto Society

Patron $1,500 – $1,999

General
• Advance program information and Festival updates, including repertoire for the upcoming chamber music series
• Access to Festival Insider e-newsletter featuring exclusive sneak peeks and Festival profiles
• Complimentary official 2021 Festival poster
• Recognition in the Festival Program Book

Ticketing
• Opportunity to participate in the donor pre-sale beginning Monday, March 8 at 10:00am EST
• Access to Patron Services Manager Sally Lovejoy with dedicated phone line for priority ticketing and seating (as determined by giving level)
• Priority waitlist access for sold-out performances
• Complimentary ticket exchanges up to 48 hours before performance time

Exclusive Invitations
• Invitations to two Behind-the-Festival special opportunities
• Access to monthly virtual Patron Talks series
• Invitations to three virtual Chamber Music tea parties featuring Series Director Geoff Nuttall and musicians
• Invitations to two private opportunities in honor of Festival artists

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Producer $2,000 – $3,499

Patron privileges, plus:
• Access to Producer Level seats not available to the public (available through the patron services manager)
• Option to purchase tickets in advance of the donor pre-sale by appointment with the patron services manager

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Sustainer $3,500 – $5,999

Producer privileges, plus:
• Access to Sustainer Level seats not available to the public (available through the patron services manager)
• Invitation to one additional private opportunity in honor of Festival artists (three total)

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Benefactor $6,000 – $9,999

Sustainer privileges, plus:
• Access to Benefactor Level seats not available to the public (available through the patron services manager)
• A Taste of Charleston gift bundle

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Guarantor $10,000 – $24,999

Benefactor privileges, plus:
• Access to Guarantor Level seats not available to the public (available through the patron services manager)
• Reserved parking for evening performances at the Gaillard Center

For further giving opportunities, please call Associate Director of Individual Giving Caroline Poe at (843) 720-1176.

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