In 2017, donors helped us inspire 39,780 students.
23,585 students received full or partial financial aid.

Yes! I want to help the Festival bring world-class performing arts to Hampton Roads stages and students!

Make an Online Donation to the Virginia Arts Festival Annual Fund

Ticket sales cover only one-third of the Festival's expenses. Your support plays a critical role in sustaining our ability to present, inspire, and educate our communities, reaching more than 30,000 students annually. Please make a tax-deductible gift to the Annual Fund.

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The Institute is a dream come true. May we always give our gifted writers the means to see their works on stage… beautifully sung and acted. Without our writers, our theatre would be empty. May they continue to create wonders. – John Duffy, Director Emeritus

  1. Gift Designation
    Gifts of $100 and over will be acknowledged in the Festival Playbill.
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    You can specify an address to send your gift notification, whether to yourself or a gift designee.

  3. Matching Gift

All contributions $100.00 or more received by March 1st of the corresponding festival season may be listed in the Festival Playbill. Please contact our Development Department for details.

To give by phone, call Kim McCoy at 757-282-2807. To give by mail, make your check payable to Virginia Arts Festival, and send Attn: Norma Burandt, Annual Fund, PO Box 3595, Norfolk, VA 23514-3595