Support Us

Mahler Foundation supports international projects inspired by Gustav Mahler’s understanding of the arts, nature and humanity. Our efforts focus on sustainable causes, that help create a peaceful and friendly environment for mankind.

There are many ways in which you can support us. Make a donation today to help us fulfil our mission, give in support of our programme of world-class events, or speak to us about endowments and corporate sponsorship.


Make a donation to the Mahler Foundation to help us bring our world-class programme of events, projects and collaborations to audiences all over the world. We work with trans-national charity networks who help us make giving to Mahler Foundation possible from anywhere in the United States and Europe.

If you are a US citizen and tax-payer, please use this link to donate on Network for Good.

European supporters can donate to the European Friends of Mahler Foundation via the King Bauduin Foundation.

Project Sponsorship

We are currently seeking funding for the following projects. For further information on how to support us, please contact Andrea Kleibel at Mahler Foundation.


Mahler Award

On the occasion of the Mahler Festival 2020, Mahler Foundation will launch the Mahler Award – an international honor recognising an individual or organisation that demonstrates exceptional achievement and embodies the Mahler Foundation’s aims and areas of concern: contemporary art, youth culture, and the environment.

If you would like to sponsor the award or want to be part of the awards ceremony, please contact Andrea Kleibel at Mahler Foundation.

10 Symphonies—10 Documentaries

Mahler Foundation is commissioning ten new film documentaries, which will focus on one of Mahler’s symphonies and premiere at the Mahler Festival 2020 in Amsterdam.


Mahler Festival 2020: Mahler Forum

On 16 and 17 May 2020 we will bring some of the most inspiring minds of this time to Amsterdam to discuss and present their work, their goals and their ideas. We will address the burning issues of our time – heading into a sustainable future for this world.

This event offers individual and institutional donors a unique opportunity to be present at, and affiliated with one of the most anticipated events of the Mahler Festival 2020. For further information please contact Andrea Kleibel at Mahler Foundation.

International Committee+

The International Committee includes an exclusive invitation to an annual music and art meeting in Vienna, for gifts of €25,000 or more annually. Donors and partners will be able to benefit from:

  • two excellent seats for one performance at the Vienna State Opera, or two seats for one performance at the Wiener Musikverein
  • a meeting with Mahler Foundation Board Members; a tour of an art exhibit of your choice
  • a tour of the Vienna State Opera
  • a tour of the Wiener Musikverein
  • a recital with major artists
  • dinners, receptions and other events
  • prominent recognition in our communications, if desired

Recognition and Naming Opportunities+

Mahler Foundation is very grateful to our supporters and friends who make special gifts in support of the Foundation’s endowment each season. Gifts of €50,000 or more are recognized and can be unrestricted or designated in support of a special project or program, focussing on:

  • New programme development (Arts Education programs)
  • Environmental programmes
  • Audience development programmes (media documentation, films and live broadcast)
  • Organisational Staff (program managers, fundraising experts)
  • Capital project fund to maintain Casa Mahler, Spoleto

If you would like to name or memorialize a family member or others for whom the work of Gustav Mahler holds a special meaning, we will be pleased to discuss this with you privately if you are considering this kind of naming opportunity.

For further information please contact Andrea Kleibel at Mahler Foundation.

Information and Disclaimer+

The information on this page is provided by Mahler Foundation, 1362 Pacific Avenue, Suite 217, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA. For further information, contact Andrea Kleibel, It is intended to introduce ideas and ways of giving to Mahler Foundation. Please obtain the advice of your legal and tax advisors before making a gift.