Benefits of Supporting the Annual Fund of the Vail Valley Foundation

The Impact of Your Tax-Deductible Gift

Every year, the Vail Valley Foundation directly impacts our mountain community by:
• Infusing over $20 million directly into the local economy each year
• Contributing approximately $2.2 million annually to children’s education programs and scholarships
• Hosting major annual international arts programming that brings thousands of guests to the Vail Valley
• Responsible for an approximate $82.5 million total economic impact to the Vail Valley each year

The Vail Valley Foundation relies on the philanthropic support of our community. When you give to the Vail Valley Foundation, you are giving the gift of community to the Vail Valley.

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Benefits provided varies based on the amount of the contribution - please click on giving levels below to view a drop-down list of benefits

Cornerstone Friends - $75,000*

The Cornerstone Friends donor program is the highest level of annual giving and provides over-arching support to all areas of the Vail Valley Foundation to benefit our programs and events in the areas of arts, athletics, and education. 

BENEFITS:

• Two Eagle Medallions which provide unlimited skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin; golf at many Eagle County courses (including Vail, Beaver Creek, Sonnenalp at Singletree, Cordillera, and Eagle Ranch). Transferable to family, friends, guests
• 10 Private Ski Instruction Days with the instructor of your choosing.
• Exclusive ‘Friends of Vail’ ski jackets; his and hers.
• Premium Reserved “Key Seats” to Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Events
• A total of 12 tickets for Academy of St. Martin in the Fields concerts (all 3 concerts)
• A total of 24 tickets for Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts (all 6 concerts)
• A total of 16 tickets for Philadelphia Orchestra concerts (your choice of 4 concerts)
• A total of 8 tickets for New York Philharmonic concerts (your choice of 2 concerts)
• A total of 12 tickets for Vail International Dance Festival performances (your choice of 3 performances)
• Access to the Borgen Family Patrons Plaza where donors can enjoy a private bar and great company prior to the performance and during intermission, and VIP Parking at Ford Park for your convenience.
• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially open followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (8 visits)
• Hospitality access for World Cup ‘Birds of Prey’ Ski Races and GoPro Summer Mountain Games
• Social invitations to the Leadership Giving Circle Holiday Party, Holiday Breakfast, Fourth of July Picnic, and Summer Membership Reception.
• Recognition as an Education Innovator at the VVF’s YouthPower365 with a portion of your donation directed to sponsor a grade level of PwrHrs students for one school year.
• All benefits afforded to $10,000 level donors for the Vilar Performing Arts Center’s Grand Patron Society:
• Membership in the exclusive May Gallery Patrons Lounge
• A credit of $2,500 to underwrite a performance of your choice
• Priority ticketing, complimentary tickets to the performance you underwrite
• Opportunity to meet the performing artists, when available, backstage tour
• Name recognition on the May Gallery Marquee & program book
• Invitation to Patron Appreciation Dinner, Series Receptions, & other exclusive social events
• All benefits afforded to $10,000 level donors for the Vail International Dance Festival’s Diamond Dress Circle:
• 12 additional premium reserved tickets to be used for the performances of your choosing
• Invitation to VIDF Gala, La Tour Luncheon, Patron Dancer Brunch, champagne receptions on stage, and other exclusive social events
• Underwriting opportunities

*A two-year commitment is requested.

Friends of Vail - $35,000*

BENEFITS:

• Two Eagle Medallions which provide unlimited skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin; golf at many Eagle County courses (including Vail, Beaver Creek, Sonnenalp at Singletree, Cordillera, and Eagle Ranch). Transferable to family, friends, guests.
• 10 Private Ski Instruction Days with the instructor of your choosing.
• Exclusive ‘Friends of Vail’ ski jackets; his and hers.
• Premium Reserved “Key Seats” to Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Events 
• A total of 6 tickets for Academy of St. Martin in the Fields concerts (all 3 concerts)
• A total of 12 tickets for Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts (all 6 concerts)
• A total of 8 tickets for Philadelphia Orchestra concerts (your choice of 4 concerts)
• A total of 4 tickets for New York Philharmonic concerts (your choice of 2 concerts)
• A total of 6 tickets for Vail International Dance Festival performances (your choice of 3 performances)
• At the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, donors enjoy access to the Borgen Family Patrons Plaza where donors can enjoy a private bar and great company prior to the performance and during intermission, and VIP Parking at Ford Park for your convenience.
• Invitation to the Vail International Dance Festival Gala Post-Performance Party
• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially open followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (8 visits)
• Hospitality access for World Cup ‘Birds of Prey’ Ski Races and GoPro Summer Mountain Games
• Social invitations to the Leadership Giving Circle Holiday Party, Holiday Breakfast, Fourth of July Picnic, and Summer Membership Reception

*A three-year commitment is requested.

Eagle Program - $30,000*

BENEFITS

• Two Eagle Medallions which provide unlimited skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin; golf at many Eagle County courses (including Vail, Beaver Creek, Sonnenalp at Singletree, Cordillera, and Eagle Ranch). Transferable to family, friends, guests.
• Premium Reserved “Key Seats” to Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Events 
• A total of 6 tickets for Academy of St. Martin in the Fields concerts (all 3 concerts)
• A total of 12 tickets for Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts (all 6 concerts)
• A total of 8 tickets for Philadelphia Orchestra concerts (your choice of 4 concerts)
• A total of 4 tickets for New York Philharmonic concerts (your choice of 2 concerts)
• A total of 6 tickets for Vail International Dance Festival performances (your choice of 3 performances)
• At the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, donors enjoy access to the Borgen Family Patrons Plaza where donors can enjoy a private bar and great company prior to the performance and during intermission, and VIP Parking at Ford Park for your convenience.
• Invitation to the Vail International Dance Festival Gala Post-Performance Party
• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially open followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (8 visits)
• Hospitality access for World Cup ‘Birds of Prey’ Ski Races and GoPro Summer Mountain Games
 Social invitations to the Leadership Giving Circle Holiday Party, Holiday Breakfast, Fourth of July Picnic, and Summer Membership Reception

*Multi-year commitment optional

Medallion Program - $15,000*

BENEFITS

• One Eagle Medallion which provides unlimited skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin; golf at many Eagle County courses (including Vail, Beaver Creek, Sonnenalp at Singletree, Cordillera, and Eagle Ranch). Transferable to family, friends, guests.
• Premium Reserved “Key Seats” to Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Events 
• 2 complimentary tickets to an Academy of St. Martin in the Fields concert
• 2 complimentary tickets to a Dallas Symphony Orchestra concert 
• 2 complimentary tickets to a Philadelphia Orchestra concert
• 2 complimentary tickets to a New York Philharmonic concert 
• 2 complimentary tickets to a Vail International Dance Festival performance
• Access to the Borgen Family Patrons Plaza at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater where donors can enjoy a private bar and great company prior to the performance and during intermission.
• 10 Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lawn Vouchers – may be used for Bravo! and Vail International Dance Festival performances, transferable to friends and family.
 Invitation to the Vail International Dance Festival Gala Post-Performance Party.
• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially open followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (8 visits).
 Social invitations to the Leadership Giving Circle Holiday Party, Holiday Breakfast, Fourth of July Picnic, and Summer Membership Reception.
• Two days of private ski instruction every winter at Vail and Beaver Creek with the instructor of your choosing (must sign a 3-year pledge to receive this benefit).

*Multi-year commitment optional

Champions Circle - $10,000

BENEFITS

• Premium Reserved “Key Seats” to Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Events
• A total of 6 tickets for Academy of St. Martin in the Fields concerts (all 3 concerts)
• A total of 12 tickets for your use for Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts (all 6 concerts)
• A total of 8 tickets for Philadelphia Orchestra concerts (your choice of 4 concerts)
• A total of 4 tickets for NY Philharmonic concerts (your choice of 2 concerts)
• A total of 6 tickets for Vail International Dance Festival performances (your choice of 3 performances)
• Access to the Borgen Family Patrons Plaza at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater where donors can enjoy a private bar and great company prior to the performance and during intermission
• Invitation to the Vail International Dance Festival Gala Post-Performance Party
• 10 Ford Amphitheater Lawn Vouchers - may be used for Bravo! and Vail International Dance Festival performances, transferable to friends and family
• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially run, followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (8 visits)
• Social invitations to the Holiday Breakfast and Summer Membership Reception

Legends Circle - $5,000

BENEFITS

• Premium Reserved “Key Seats” to Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Events 
• 2 complimentary tickets to an Academy of St. Martin in the Fields concert
• 2 complimentary tickets to a Dallas Symphony Orchestra concert 
• 2 complimentary tickets to a Philadelphia Orchestra concert
• 2 complimentary tickets to a New York Philharmonic concert 
• 2 complimentary tickets to a Vail International Dance Festival performance
• Access to the Borgen Family Patrons Plaza at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater where donors can enjoy a private bar and great company prior to the performance and during intermission
• 8 Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lawn Vouchers - may be used for Bravo! and Vail International Dance Festival performances, transferable to friends and family
• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially run, followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (12 visits)
• Social invitations to the Holiday Breakfast and Summer Membership Reception

Founders Club - $2,500

BENEFITS

• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially open followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (8 visits).
• Invitations to participate in recreational outings (hiking, biking, snow shoeing and other outdoor activities) and select VVF social events throughout the year.
• 8 Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lawn Vouchers – may be used for Bravo! and Vail International Dance Festival performances, transferable to friends and family.
 Access to Borgen Family Patrons Plaza at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater where donors can enjoy a private bar and great company prior to the performance and during intermission.
• Invitation to Annual Holiday Breakfast - includes First Light, First Tracks skiing and is held during the holidays.
• Invitation to Annual Membership Reception held at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, typically held in August during the Vail International Dance Festival.

President's Circle - $1,500

BENEFITS

• Invitation to “First Light, First Tracks” ski events allowing attendees access to either Vail or Beaver Creek before the lifts officially open followed by a gourmet breakfast on the mountain (8 visits).
• 4 Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lawn Vouchers – may be used for Bravo! and Vail International Dance Festival performances, transferable to friends and family.
• Invitation to Annual Holiday Breakfast - includes First Light, First Tracks skiing and is held during the holidays.
• Invitation to Annual Membership Reception held at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, typically held in August during the Vail International Dance Festival.

Alpine Circle - $1,000

BENEFITS

 4 Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lawn Vouchers – may be used for Bravo! and Vail International Dance Festival performances, transferable to friends and family
• Invitation to Annual Holiday Breakfast -includes First Light, First Tracks skiing and is held during the holidays.
• Invitation to Annual Membership Reception held at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, typically held in August during the Vail International Dance Festival.

Vail Valley Member - $500

Benefits

• 2 Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lawn Tickets— fully transferable to family and friends for summer use
• Invitation to summer Membership Reception held at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater—typically held in August during the Vail International Dance Festival

General Support - Up to $500

Benefits

• VVF eNewsletter & print recognition in the Annual Report