Support the Festival

Founders Society

Be a part of the group of our most generous patrons that share your passion for the extraordinary

Founders Society members take a leading role in supporting one of the world’s most innovative arts, culture, and civic organizations, helping to ensure that the Festival can continue to bring the world’s greatest artists, thinkers, and experiences to this community. Founders Society members provide significant support that ensures the future of the Festival so that we are able to continue to showcase the world-class artists and preeminent thinkers you have come to enjoy.

Joining the Founders Society connects you with other civic-minded individuals, as you become the ultimate insider with unique benefits and some the best access to the Festival's artists, speakers, and experiences.

Join the Founders Society with a gift of $2,500 or more

  • Concierge ticket service that help you navigate the Festival and maximize your experience
  • Special Founders Society exclusive events including meals and gatherings with Festival artists and speakers
  • Additional invitations to year round behind-the-scenes events and gatherings
  • Passes to the new and improved Hospitality Lounge on the New Haven Green for you and your guests with wine, beer, and snacks included
  • Access to house seats, complimentary tickets, and special ticket pricing
  • Priority access to Festival pre-sales and promotions

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Please contact Patrick J Dunn in our Development office at (203) 498-3704 or to join the Founders Society