Planned Giving: Madison Opera Encore Society

Great performances for future generations...

Since 1961, Madison Opera has been bringing the very best of the operatic experience to the citizens of Madison, Dane County and beyond. Planned giving through your estate will help ensure this tradition of excellence for future generations. It will also help to maintain, enrich and expand Madison Opera's extensive outreach and education programs. Your gift will touch thousands in very meaningful ways.

Madison Opera’s Encore Society honors individuals who have expressed their support of the Opera through a bequest or other planned gifts. If you plan to include or have already included Madison Opera in your estate plan, please let us know. We are honored to recognize you as an Encore Society member!

You don't have to be wealthy to make a significant gift to Madison Opera. Planned Giving can take many forms, with people of moderate income able to serve the community in this very important way while enjoying substantial tax benefits.

Taking the first step is easy...

Just include Madison Opera as part of your estate plan. Here is some simple language for an unrestricted bequest:

"I hereby give $________ or a percentage of my residual estate (or specific assets) to Madison Opera Inc., 335 W. Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703, to be used at the discretion of the Madison Opera management."

Please contact your attorney or financial advisor to discuss how you can include Madison Opera in your planned giving. There are many planned giving options, and given their complexity, it’s best to have a discussion with a trusted advisor regarding which options will provide the most substantial benefits for you and your family.

Madison Opera is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization.


July 21, 2018