For many, Chautauqua is home in the most profound sense—a place to learn, to grow, to live securely, to revel in an environment of physical beauty. By supporting the Chautauqua Fund you are helping to provide a place where issues of the day are explored and the arts continue to flourish. There are exciting, new ways to maximize your generosity during the giving season.


Each year, thousands of individuals and families contribute to the Chautauqua Fund, supporting the full range of programming and scholarships, and ultimately making this experience possible. Chautauquans are “Keeping the Promise” with every act of generosity bestowed on this Institution, and each gift—regardless of amount—makes a difference. Every gift is another way to stay engaged, participate, and celebrate your membership in this extraordinary community of curious people who value lifelong learning. There are many ways to make an annual gift, with more options than ever to participate however is best for you and your family.
 
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CONVENIENT...
From the convenience of home—and with a few clicks—make a gift or pledge payment securely online.
 
MAXIMIZED...
Utilizing a corporate matching gift is a significant and easy way to maximize the impact of your generosity. To see if the company you work for—or have retired from—has a matching gift program, check with your employer’s human resource/personnel office.
 

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Tis’ the season of shopping. If you shop online at Amazon, AmazonSmile will make a donation to CHQ. Click here and Amazon will begin donating a percentage of your purchase directly to CHQ—there’s no added cost to you or the Institution. It’s fast, easy & helps support the things you love at CHQ. That’s something everyone can smile about!
 
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When you join CHQ’s monthly giving program, you provide consistent support that is automatic, convenient and has a significant impact on the programming you love.
 
MEANINGFUL...
Gifts commemorating special occasions such as birthdays, holidays, anniversaries and weddings make it possible to honor or recognize a friend or family member. Remembering someone who loved CHQ can also be done meaningfully. Learn more about how to pay tribute with honorary and memorial gifts.
 
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tinaTuesdayFUN...On December 2, 2014, the CHQ community joins others around the country to celebrate a day dedicated to giving. #GivingTuesday is a national movement to celebrate giving during the Holiday Season. Share why you give back, and have fun posting your #unselfie to Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.
 
For more information on these opportunities, or other ways you can support CHQ, please contact the Chautauqua Foundation at foundation@ciweb.org / 716.357.6404.

 


 

“Supporting CHQ’s outstanding programs, its physical beauty and its ideals requires those who love this wonderful Institution contribute time, talents and resources. The balance among these gifts is up to each individual but we all need to contribute for it to remain the vital movement it has been since 1874.”

–Yvonne & Jack McCredie, Chautauqua Fund Chairs