Performers on stage singing with a dancer


Giving Opportunities

Choosing how you give is personal, and your gift reflects what’s most important to you. Learn more about how you can give to and engage with Starlight. Every gift, no matter the amount, makes a difference.

Support A Fund

Annual Fund

Enable Starlight to respond to new opportunities and unexpected challenges while offering flexible support to annual operations.

Community Engagement Fund

Support the programs that reflect the causes you care most about, such as arts education and training, arts accessibility, and community involvement.

Fundraising Events

Starlight’s signature fundraising events raise awareness of our organization’s cultural impact while fostering relationships within Kansas City’s civic and philanthropic communities. In addition to event tickets, year-round recognition benefits, and more event benefactors enjoy great food, drinks, and live arts experiences. Supporting Starlight has never been more fun!

Annual Gala

This black-tie soiree brings together Kansas City community leaders, change-makers, and arts enthusiasts for dinner, live entertainment, dancing, and more. Save the date for October 5, 2024.

Starry Night at Starlight

This community event highlights a group of Kansas City’s most dynamic charitable movers and shakers that raise money to support the Bob Rohlf Internship program. Join us July 27, 2024.

Legacy Giving

Want to leave a lasting impact on Starlight? There are a variety of ways to leave your Starlight legacy, and we invite you to learn more about them below as you consider how you want to help shape Starlight’s future.



Vincent Legacy Scholarship winner

Endowment Gifts

Endowment donations are invested and income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at Starlight.

Legacy Society

A gift through Starlight’s Legacy Society provides lasting support for Starlight’s important community engagement efforts.

Rendering of a canopy to shade the audience

Capital Campaign

Venue improvements and new programs will enhance the Starlight tradition and extend it to new, diverse participants of all ages.

Adopt-a-Seat at Starlight


Support Starlight in honor of a loved one, to celebrate a special occasion, or as an expression of gratitude.


Get Involved

We couldn’t make Starlight magic without you!

Building relationships is important to Starlight, and we recognize that we couldn’t do what we do without the support of volunteers and community advocates.


Whatever your skills, background, age or ability, we want you to engage with Starlight in a way that is meaningful to you.




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