Producing creative and professional opera performances of artistic excellence is an expensive undertaking. Because ticket sales provide a third of our costs, we must rely on the generosity of private individuals, foundations, and corporate sponsors. Donate Today and know that you are an integral part of keeping the arts alive in Maine. Thank you!


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Send your check, payable to “Opera Maine” to: Opera Maine, P.O. Box 7733, Portland, ME, 04112. Please include how we may contact you to acknowledge your gift.

More Ways to give

  • Gifts of Stock. By transferring your stock to Opera Maine, rather than selling it and writing us a check, you can avoid paying some or all capital gains taxes and reduce your reportable income.
  • IRAs. Congress has once again made it possible to give through your IRA. Visit our IRA Gifts page for more information and to see if you are eligible.
  • Planned Gifts. Planned Gifts including bequests through your will, charitable remainder trusts, and retained life estates. To request more information about planned gifts, please contact Caroline Koelker: (207) 879-7678

Artist Housing Hosts

Opera Maine is grateful to all who opened their homes to host artists in 2019:

Christopher Akerlind, Daniel and Joan Amory, Peter and Pat Bagg, Sarah and Stuart Bailey, Terry and Joyce Bird, Francis and Kelley Boero, Martha and Jan Bossart, Jonathan Carr and Todd Greenquist, Mary Doughty, Carolyn M. Fritz, Keith and Christina Heldenbrand, Carol Jenkins, Claudia King, Angela LeBlanc, Mike and Nancy Marino, Betsy Mayberry, Martha Mickles and Calien Lewis, John and Jodi Nichols, Polly Plimpton and David Worobec, Peter and Pam Plumb, Marguerite and Glenn Prentice, Jane Sawyer, Arlene and Bill Schwind, John and Liz Serrage, Diane Wilbur, Sam and Fran Wilson

If you would be interested in housing an artist, please contact the Opera Maine office.

For More Information

To explore how your gift can support Opera Maine’s programs, to receive our mailings, or to become involved, please contact Caroline at (207) 879-7678