Support Lumina Youth Choirs with your tax-deductible donation. Your generous gift will ensure the availability of scholarships and provide for our educational programs.
There are a variety of ways you may partner with LYC to support our students and programs:
You can make a difference...
We are proud to provide a high quality musical education with trained, professional staff, at an economical cost. LYC offers scholarship assistance to all deserving students in our community. For one student in our upper division choir program, the cost for participation is between $400 - $1100.
SPONSORING CONCERTS & TOURS
Program and Production costs
Performance Hall Rental
Guest Artist and Instrumentalist Fees
Commission Fees for New Compositions
Travel and Lodging Expenses
IN-KIND & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Board of Directors Support - We are interested in including members of our community with leadership skills willing to serve a 2-year term.
Publicity and Advertising
Audio and Video Recording Production
LUMINA YOUTH CHOIRS (GULF COAST YOUTH CHOIR, INC.) IS A 501(C)3 NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION AND ALL GIFTS MADE TO GULF COAST YOUTH CHOIR ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE TO THE EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. 100% OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED ARE RETAINED BY THIS ORGANIZATION.
Contributions may be mailed to:
Lumina Youth Choirs
30337 USF Holly Drive
Tampa, FL 33620-3033
Checks payable to "Lumina Youth Choirs" or "LYC"
Donations In Kind
We also accept in kind donations such as office supplies.
You can schedule automatic monthly donations from your bank account. All you need to do is contact us set it up. For example, donations of $10 a month would come to $120 yearly.
Many companies will match your donation, some do 100% matches and others less. There are also companies out there that will donate money for your volunteer hours. Contact your employer and see if they offer matching gifts.
Lumina Youth Choirs (Gulf Coast Youth Choir, Inc.) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Thus your donation is tax-deductible by law.
Every Dollar Helps Us Sing
What does it cost Lumina Youth Choirs to make music?
Here are some examples of what your donation can do…
• $250 – funds a guest instrumentalist
• $500 – professional concert DVD production
• $500 – provides a 2016 tour scholarship
• $750 – provides a full season scholarship
• $3,000 – covers venue costs for a concert
or production costs of our yearbook
• $4,000 – funds 2016 tour charter bus costs
• $5,000 – commissions a new choral work
• $7,000 – funds a Conductor for the season
• $10,000 – funds a regional choral festival
• $15,000 – provides summer choral camps for the entire organization