Sponsorships & Grants


Thanks to the generous support of invidiual donors, corporations, foundations and government entities, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is able to continue to work towards its mission to inspire, educate and connect audiences of all ages throughout Hampton Roads. All of our institutional funders and in-kind sponsors are listed below with links to their respective websites, where available.

VSO Complete Donor Listing

VSO Sustainer Society Listing

To learn more about southeastern Virginia’s premier cultural institution and to explore the possibilities a partnership would provide your company, please contact Brittany Lavalleur, Director of Development, at 757-213-1412 or blavalleur@virginiasymphony.org.

Special thanks to our sponsors!













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   Helen G. Gifford Foundation









In-Kind and Trade Sponsors!   







Government Support

Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission
City of Newport News
City of Norfolk
Commonwealth of Virginia
National Endowment for the Arts
Newport News Arts Commission
Norfolk Commission on the Arts & Humanities
Portsmouth Museum & Fine Arts Commission
Suffolk Fine Arts Commission
Virginia Beach Arts & Humanities Commission
Virginia Commission for the Arts
Williamsburg Area Arts Commission
York County Arts Commission



Matching Gifts

Bank of America Foundation
Caterpillar Foundation
Dominion Foundation
Exxon Mobil Foundation
IBM International Foundation
Mutual of America
Norfolk Southern Foundation
Prudential Foundation.


Business Consortium for Arts Support Members 

Atlantic Dominion Distributors
Hoffman Beverage
Bank of America
Birdsong Corporation
Davenport and Company, LLC
Dixon Hughes Goodman
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
The Dragas Companies
Foundation (anonymous)
Fulton Bank
Hampton Roads Community Foundation
Haynes Furniture Company, Inc.
Kaufman & Canoles


Norfolk Southern Foundation
O’Connor Brewing Company
Palladium Registered Investment Advisors
Patricia and Douglas Perry Foundation
Southeast Virginia Community Foundation
Southern Bank
Virginia Natural Gas, Inc
The Virginian-Pilot
Wells Fargo Foundation
Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, LLC
Willcox & Savage, P. C.
Williams Mullen