YOU make Portland Bach Experience happen

Ticket sales only cover 30% of our costs. When you make a donation to the Portland Bach Experience, you help us bring award-winning artists from all over the globe to share their music, engage and enrich our communities, and inspire a culture of lifelong learning.

See how your gift - big or small - can make aN impact

  • $10 purchases craft supplies for children's programming

  • $30 rents scores for the Cantata Sing-Along

  • $50 provides the popcorn cart for Bach & Beer

  • $100 supports two babysitters for We'll Handel the Children 

  • $150 pays for a Bach cello suite in A Suite Ride Through Portland

  • $300 rents the organ for a weekend of concerts

  • $600 pays our graphic designer to create the June season brochure

  • $1000 sponsors an ensemble member for our June festival

  • $1500 sponsors a soloist for the entirety of our June festival

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Make a Gift

To send a check, pledge, or gift of stock. 

  1. Make checks payable to Oratorio Chorale

  2. Write in the memo Portland Bach Experience

  3. Mail to Oratorio Chorale, P.O. Box 712, Brunswick ME 04011

To donate online, click the button below:

Donate Here

Or contact support@oratoriochorale.org re: Portland Bach Experience

All gifts for the benefit of the Portland Bach Experience are fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. As we wait for our 501c3 application to clear, the Oratorio Chorale is serving as our fiscal sponsor. Donations go to Oratorio Chorale for the exclusive benefit of the Portland Bach Experience. 

Give from your IRA 

If you are 70½ or older, you can make a tax-free gift directly to Portland Bach Experience from the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) in your Individual Retirement Account. 

Giving from your IRA is a smart way to enjoy tax savings and support Portland Bach Experience. When you give through your IRA, your donation will count towards your required minimum distribution for the current year and you can exclude up to $100,000 of this gift from your federal gross income — resulting in lower taxable income and possible tax savings. 

You can do this anytime! But your gift must be completed by December 31 in order to receive the maximum benefits for the current tax year. Of course, we encourage you to consult with your tax adviser.  

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In Kind Donations

We also value the in kind support of both individuals and organizations.

In kind donors receive the following benefits:

  • Logo placement on the Portland Bach Experience website

  • Featured social media posts

  • Free ad space in our June program booklet ($180 value)

Please email bach@portlandbachexperience.com if you are interested in providing an in kind donation. 

Thank you for your support!