We are grateful to all of our supporters and are proud to acknowledge their commitment in our Encore program books. Corporate, foundation, and government organizations are an essential part of the orchestra’s support network. The MSO is deeply thankful for their contributions to our mission, and strives to honor their commitment every season through world-class performances and meaningful investments in our communities.


Milwaukee Arts Board
Wisconsin Arts Board


We gratefully acknowledge the following foundations for their gifts of $1,000 or more:

  • Albert J. & Flora H. Ellinger Foundation
  • ANON Charitable Trust
  • Anthony Petullo Foundation, Inc.
  • Argosy Foundation
  • Bader Philanthropies, Inc.
  • Barney Family Foundation
  • Bell Foundation
  • Bert L. & Patricia S. Steigleder Charitable Trust
  • Brico Fund
  • Camille A. Lonstorf Trust
  • Charles D. Ortgiesen Foundation
  • Chase Family Foundation
  • Clare M. Peters Charitable Trust
  • Dean Family Foundation
  • Einhorn Family Foundation
  • Frank L. Weyenberg Charitable Trust
  • Frieda and William Hunt Memorial
  • Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation, Inc.
  • Gladys E. Gores Charitable Foundation
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation
    • Bechthold Family Fund
    • Carrie Taylor & Nettie Taylor Robinson Memorial Fund
    • Cottrell Balding Fund
    • David C. Scott Foundation
    • Del Chambers Fund
    • Donald and Barbara Abert Fund
    • Eleanor N. Wilson Fund
    • ELM II Fund
    • George and Christine Sosnovsky Fund
    • George and Joan Hoehn Family Fund
    • Gertrude Elser and John Edward Schroeder Fund
    • Helen and Jeanette Oberndorfer Fund
    • Henry C., Eva M., Robert H. and Jack J. Gillo Charitable Fund
    • Irene Edelstein Memorial Fund
    • Margaret E. Sheehan Memorial Fund
    • Margaret Heminway Wells Fund
    • Mildred L. Roehr & Herbert W. Roehr Fund
    • Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Fund
    • Nancy E. Hack Fund
    • Norman and Lucy Cohn Family Fund
    • Robert C. Archer Designated Fund
    • Roxy and Bud Heyse Fund/Journal Fund
    • William A. and Mary M. Bonfield, Jr. Fund
  • Hamparian Family Foundation
  • Herzfeld Foundation
  • Jane Bradley Pettit Foundation
  • Joan and Fred Brengel Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Julian Family Foundation
  • Koeppen-Gerlach Foundation, Inc.
  • Krause Family Foundation
  • Laskin Family Foundation
  • Loyal D. Grinker
  • Melitta S. and Joan M. Pick Charitable Trust
  • Milwaukee Arts Board
  • Milwaukee County Arts Fund (CAMPAC)
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Ralph Evinrude Foundation
  • R.D. and Linda Peters Foundation, Inc.
  • Richard G. Jacobus Family Foundation
  • Schoenleber Foundation, Inc.
  • The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
  • Theodore W. Batterman Family Foundation
  • Townsend Foundation
  • United Performing Arts Fund
  • William and Janice Godfrey Family Foundation
  • Wisconsin Arts Board
  • Wisconsin Department of Tourism
  • Wispact Foundation