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The Power of Your Gift

You’re not just contributing to the Lexington Philharmonic, you’re improving our community!

Your gift to the Lexington Philharmonic supports hundreds of concerts and education programs each year. Your gift helps us translate our core values of artistic excellence, innovation, collaboration and accessibility into music. That’s the power of your gift.

As central Kentucky’s leading music-maker, LexPhil presents over 200 concerts and educational programs each year. LexPhil’s mission reaches far beyond the concert stage, we bring music education to thousands of children in underserved schools and communities and regularly put instruments into the hands of children for the first time. Music education is central to LexPhil’s mission and our programs directly impact over 10,000 children and students each year. That’s the power of your gift.

Your gift to the Lexington Philharmonic helps bring our community together through the power of music. LexPhil is a registered 501(c)(3) organization, supported by a community of music lovers who believe that meaningful cultural experiences are not only vital to a life that celebrates the greatest potential of the human spirit, but vital to a vibrant, engaged, strong community. That’s the power of your gift.

Click here to learn more about the exciting benefits offered to you as a LexPhil supporter.

Individual Contributors

Through your contribution, you help LexPhil engage thousands of individuals to bring our community together through the power of music. Your support also funds LexPhil’s programs to educate young people throughout central and eastern Kentucky with educational and community programs, which would not be possible without your gifts. Please consider making a pledge or contribution today. Every gift makes a difference!

Or if you prefer, click here, print out the donor form, and mail your gift to the Lexington Philharmonic, 161 North Mill Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507.


Partnership is vital to the success of the Lexington Philharmonic and is an important tool for corporations and businesses to enhance their relationship with the community and larger region. LexPhil partnership opportunities include a variety of options to meet the needs of our corporate partners. Meet our partners.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Lexington Philharmonic offers a wide variety of opportunities to become involved with the organization as a volunteer. If you would like to support music through volunteer service, we would love to talk with you. LexPhil volunteers can customize their schedules to fit their lifestyles and level of commitment. Learn more.

Planned Giving

The lasting legacy of a planned gift through a bequest or charitable trust is one with many benefits. Every gift helps to ensure the well-being of orchestral music in our community for generations to come. Please contact the Lexington Philharmonic at 859.233.4226 or 888.494.4226 or by e-mail at for more information.

The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation

By giving to the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation, you help sustain the present and the future of the Lexington Philharmonic. LexPhil Foundation funds are carefully managed by an independent Board of Directors. The Foundation's purpose is to perpetuate the mission, vision, and values of the Lexington Philharmonic. LexPhil receives a distribution from the Foundation each season to help cover expenses associated LexPhil programs and performances. To support LexPhil's future, the corpuses of Foundation funds remain invested and are left to grow. Click here for an informational brochure about joining the LexPhil Legacy Society.

Planned Giving to the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation

As part of your estate planning, please consider the many ways you can make a current or deferred gift to the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation, Inc. and share your love of music with future generations. 

  • Outright gifts of cash, securities, or real estate to the foundation.
  • Name the foundation as the beneficiary of IRAs or life insurance policies.
  • Make a charitable bequest to the foundation through a will or trust.
  • Establish an annuity that pays you an income for life but leaves the balance to the foundation.


In addition to providing long-term financial support for the Lexington Philharmonic, planned giving offers many favorable financial benefits for the donor. 

  • Tax deductions.
  • Exemption from federal estate tax and inheritance tax.
  • Avoidance of capital gains tax.
  • Reduction of taxable estate and gift taxes.
  • Lifetime income payments.

Memorial Gifts

Memorial gifts can be made at death to remember a loved one that cherished the gift of music. 

Please talk with your financial advisor, accountant and/or attorney regarding local, state and federal laws and regulations governing estate planning. Click here to view the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation gift acceptance policy.