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Become a member of Classical KC

Membership donations are a significant portion of Classical KC’s revenue. Become a member at any level and support the music you love.

For more information about membership contact or call us at (816) 235-2829.

Applause Club members support Classical KC with annual gifts up to $999. We’ll send a renewal notice as your yearly member anniversary approaches.
Encore members give monthly to Classical KC. Monthly support sustains year-round, 24/7 classical radio service in Kansas City.

If you’re an existing Encore member and need to update your payment information, you can use our online form or call our membership office at (816) 235-2829.

The Ovation Circle

The Ovation Circle is our program to honor and recognize donors who provide the highest level of support to our work.

These members provide a catalytic foundation to build and scale Classical KC’s impact in our community.

Support from the Ovation Circle enables us to continue the very best of classical music from Kansas City and around the world, free of charge and available 24-hours a day on-air and online at

Contact David Fulk, Director of Philanthropy at (816) 235-2812 to begin a conversation about general support, to establish an endowment or to make a gift in support of other current initiatives.

Additional ways to support Classical KC

We appreciate your interest in supporting Classical KC 91.9 and want to make the process as easy as possible. There are a number of ways to make a gift besides direct contributions.

Matching Gifts 

Matching gifts from your employer enhance your donation to Classical KC 91.9. To determine if your employer has a matching program, please contact your human resources office for your company’s policies and procedures.

Classical KC is a service of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Matching gifts should be directed to the UMKC Foundation for the benefit of Classical KC (EIN #26-0840496).

Donor Advised Funds

Donor Advised Funds, which are similar to charitable savings accounts, are an easy, cost-effective way to support our mission. You can transfer assets to a tax-exempt sponsoring organization and then recommend how much you would like granted to non-profit organizations such as Classical KC 91.9. Gifts may be made to the UMKC Foundation for the benefit of Classical KC (EIN # 26-0840496).


The Classical KC Local Fund Endowment is held at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Foundation, producing earnings to support Classical KC’s local programming efforts and offering perpetual funding regardless of annual budget fluctuations.

Endowments are one way individuals can support Classical KC, either by contributing to the Classical KC Local Fund endowment or by forming a new one (minimum gift of $25,000). Contact the UMKC Foundation for additional information.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

Making a gift in recognition of a loved one or colleague is a lasting way to acknowledge and celebrate their life and accomplishments. You can enter your memorial and tribute information when making a gift online or contact us to discuss further options.


Gifts of appreciated securities or mutual funds to Classical KC 91.9 can provide significant support. Gifts of securities may be used for general support, to establish an endowment or in support of other current initiatives. Gifts should be made to the UMKC Foundation for the benefit of Classical KC

Securities should be transferred to the UMKC Foundation account with the following delivery instructions:

DTC # 0226
National Financial Services LLC
For Credit to Account #: 026-661554
Client Account Name: UMKC Foundation

Additional Information

Gifts to Classical KC can be made in a variety of ways:

Donate Online

To give online by credit card, please use our secure Online Giving Form. Classical KC accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express.

Mail a check

Donations can be mailed to:

Classical KC – Membership
4825 Troost Ave, Suite 202
Kansas City, MO 64110

Please make checks payable to “Classical KC.”