Giving Options

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Your gifts to Interlochen help CREATE AMAZING People, Place, Programs and Opportunity. Your tax-deductible donation will help set the stage for Interlochen's second century as a beacon of arts and culture and a leader in arts education.

If you would prefer to call in your gift or pledge, please contact us at 231.276.7623. If you would prefer to mail your contribution, please send to:

Interlochen Center for the Arts
Attn: Advancement
P.O. Box 199
Interlochen, MI 49643

What to give

You can support CREATE AMAZING: The Campaign for Interlochen by making current or future gifts. Current gifts include donations of cash, securities, gifts-in-kind, or similar assets. Current gifts also can be made in the form of a pledge commitment payable over a three- to five-year period. Future gifts are typically made in conjunction with your estate plan, such as including Interlochen in your will or establishing a trust or similar tax-advantaged life-income gift.

Check the list below for other ways to give to Interlochen.

Planned Giving (Campaign Priority)

CREATE AMAZING Opportunity with a "planned gift," which is a charitable donation strategy designed to help everyone involved—Interlochen, you, and your heirs. A planned gift can take many forms, including a bequest in a will, charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, charitable lead trust, life insurance, and retirement/IRA gift. Each form of planned giving has unique benefits. For more information on Interlochen's Heritage Society and how Planned Giving might work for you during CREATE AMAZING: The Campaign for Interlochen, please visit our Planned Giving pages, or contact our Director of Planned Giving, Kathleen Kasdorf, at 231.276.7637 or

Honor or Memorial Gifts

Whether celebrating, honoring, or memorializing, donors can make recognition gifts to the Interlochen Annual Fund. All provide giving options that personalize a donor's desire to support Interlochen's missionLearn more >>


Becoming an Interlochen Presents sponsor is one of many ways businesses can support Interlochen Center for the Arts. With hundreds of presentations each year by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists, Interlochen's power to inspire and entertain audiences is woven into the fabric of life in the Grand Traverse region. Learn more >>

If you'd like to learn more about becoming an Interlochen Arts Festival sponsor, please contact:

John Roddy: 231.276.4421, 

Gifts of Securities

Investing in Interlochen can take many forms—including gifts of securities. We are equipped to accept stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Learn more >>

Employer Matching Gifts

Your employer may match your contribution to Interlochen. Use the Employer Match Lookup to see if yours has a matching gift policy. If your employer is eligible, please mail or fax your completed form (obtained from your employer) to Interlochen. Some employers also match gifts made by retirees or spouses. Employer Match Lookup >> 

Giving Clubs

Interlochen’s giving clubs recognize generous alumni, friends, parents, faculty and staff who demonstrate strong commitment to Interlochen and the arts with annual gifts of $1,000 or more, or by remembering Interlochen in their wills. Learn more >>


Gifts of real estate, art, musical instruments, equipment, furnishings and other tangible property may be given outright or as pledges to Interlochen. Learn more >>

Canadian Friends of Interlochen

Canadian Friends of Interlochen was established by a group of Canadian alumni with a desire to network with other alumni and friends in Canada and generate support for Interlochen and its mission. Learn more >>