Thank you for your continued support of

DoCha Festival.

Corporate Giving Program

Join DoCha’s growing network of corporate partners and make an impact in your community by supporting a dynamic and exciting music festival created by and featuring some the world’s most in-demand and exciting classical musicians right in downtown Champaign.

Your business has a unique opportunity to become a Festival Sponsor, a Young People's Series Sponsor, an Artist Sponsor, or an Event Sponsor for Champaign’s most exciting and only FREE classical music festival. DoCha’s corporate sponsorship program reflects Champaign County’s dynamic, innovative, micro-urban community—home of some of the world’s leading high-tech companies and entrepreneurs, performing artists, scholars, scientists, designers, and architects—all centered around a great public research university.

An innovative community collaboration, DoCha is made possible by the financial contributions and volunteer time and energy of generous individuals, businesses, and organizations in our community. Donations to DoCha are tax-deductible through its fiscal sponsorship with the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Festival Sponsorship
  • Young People’s Series Sponsorship
  • Artist Sponsorship
  • Special Event Sponsorship

Select a sponsorship opportunity that best reflects your company’s mission and objectives.

1) Festival Sponsorship:

Sponsor DoCha’s festival and play an important part in creating unique chamber music-based experiences involving free world-class performances, food, drinks, engaging visual art, and a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Last year’s festival events were filled beyond capacity and organizers had to turn away overflow guests. The festival will be held at downtown Champaign’s beautiful and historic Orpheum Theatre. Deepen your connection to a large community of vibrant, diverse, and dynamic arts appreciators of all ages by sponsoring the festival.

2) Young People’s Series Sponsorship:

DoCha will reach hundreds of youths in Champaign County by presenting free programs for young people and families in partnership with the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum. DoCha and the Orpheum will offer engaging, fun, and educational chamber music presentations for school children through organized school field-trips as well as open-to-the-public family programs over the weekend.

3) Artist Sponsorship:

Underwrite the participation of one of our artists. Your sponsorship will ensure that DoCha can continue to invite the world’s most in-demand and exciting musicians to participate in free performances for Champaign audiences! You will be matched with one of our exciting virtuoso artists and acknowledged in our promotional materials as this artist’s sponsor. You and your guests will be invited backstage to meet the artist you sponsor and to the after-party event following that artist’s performance.

4) Special Event Sponsorship:

Sponsor a special fundraiser event, after-party, or private reception.


Contact Paul Redman, executive director, at 773-217-0022 or dochamusic@gmail.com to learn about DoCha’s sponsorship packages and giving levels, and for more information about becoming a corporate sponsor and ways to custom-tailor sponsorship benefits to meet your company’s objectives. Please also inquire about in-kind sponsorship opportunities.

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