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    Your charitable contributions allow us to provide the highest quality of teaching to all our students, including tuition assistance for low-income families and our beginning strings program for students who may not have otherwise had the opportunity to play music. We also have planned giving options available.

    Thank you for your support!

    • $1,500 covers one community concert venue for MYS students to perform
    • $660 supports one MYS student with full tuition assistance for an entire season
    • $500 covers minimum transportation costs for one concert at a disadvantaged school
    • $200 affords a low-income strings student a new instrument at no cost
    • $75 provides MYS students a rehearsal space to practice for one hour
    • $16 donates a ticket for a guest to attend a MYS concert at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Metropolitan Youth Symphony is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, ensuring that your donation is tax deductible. To make a non-cash donation, contact us.

    One Time Gift Recurring Gift


    Make your donation to the Oregon Cultural Trust by Dec. 31 to earn a tax credit for your entire Cultural Trust donation. Here’s how:

    1. TOTAL all of your donations made to cultural organizations this year.
    2. GIVE a matching amount to the Oregon Cultural Trust at
    3. CLAIM the Cultural Tax Credit on your State taxes.

    The tax credit is limited to $500 for an individual and $1,000 for a couple filing jointly.