We invite you to contact our Executive Director Brett Walfish to explore and understand gift possibilities to the Rushmore Music Festival. We offer a variety of gift giving options, each providing level benefits for acknowledgment, publicity, and/or personal enrichment.


  • Single & Monthly Gifts by Credit Card — Make a one-time contribution, or set up a recurring monthly giving securely online, or by contacting us.

  • Gifts by Cash, Check, IRA, & Donor Advised Funds — Address your gift to the Rushmore Music Festival to PO Box 734 Rapid City, SD 57709 or email us to receive direct deposit information.

  • Gifts of Goods & Services — We accept gifts of goods and services for our fundraising events and silent auctions. Please contact us to confirm that we are able to accept your donation.

  • Matching Gifts —Many employers will match charitable contributions made by their employees. You may request a matching gift form from your employer for us to complete and return back to your employer, who will then be able to match your contribution in support of your gift to the Rushmore Music Festival.

  • Endowment/Planned Giving Making a gift towards the Festival Endowment ensures the sustainability of the Festival for many generations.

  • Gifts of Stock — Making a gift of stock or appreciated securities may offer you an income tax charitable deduction as well as an opportunity to avoid capital gains liability. Please contact us for more information.

  • Gift Designation — we welcome you to designate the use of your gift to support musical excellence in a way that is most meaningful to you, whether it is to support a particular student, faculty artist, or one of our programs.