A nonprofit group, founded and organized by your neighbors

The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society has nine classes of membership

All classes of members are listed in the concert programs.
Membership in the Santa Maria Philharmonic Society entitles you to sit on the Board of Directors if elected.

Member

$50-$99

Sustaining Member

$100-$249

Premier Member

$250-$499

Patron

$500-$999

Benefactor

$1,000-$1,999

Champion

$2,000-$3,499

Guarantor

$3,500-$4,999

Distinguished

$5,000-$9,999

Luminary

$10,000+

How your membership money is spent at the Santa Maria Philharmonic Society

Four Subscription Concerts Expense 46%
Management and Staff 20%
Youth Outreach Programs 13%
Fundraiser Expense 8%
Advertising/Marketing 4%
Office and Operating Expense 4%
Bookkeeping 2%
Insurance 2%
Rent & Utilities 2%

The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society is a nonprofit public benefit corporation organized under the California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for public and charitable purposes. Anyone who supports the goals of the Society may become a member upon the contribution of annual dues. You will have voting privileges at the annual meeting each June in accordance with the bylaws. The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society has qualified as a tax-exempt organization under IRS Code Section 501(c)(3), hence your contribution should be tax-deductible under IRS Code Section 2522 (a)(2). For all tax matters, please consult with your tax accountant.