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

By making a gift to Starlight’s Annual Fund, you empower us to ensure your gift is used where it’s needed most.

Community Engagement Fund

Support the programs that reach more than 30,000 Kansas Citians each year through arts education and training, arts accessibility, and community involvement.”

Fundraising Events

Starlight’s signature fundraising events raise awareness of our organization’s impact while fostering relationships within Kansas City’s civic and philanthropic communities. In addition to event access (where you’ll enjoy great food, drinks, and live arts experiences), charitable event sponsors also receive a variety of year-round benefits. Supporting Starlight has never been more fun!

Annual Gala

Starlight’s largest annual fundraiser, which brings the community together to showcase the power of the arts and the impact of our programs. Save the date for October 5, 2024.

Starry Night at Starlight

Starlight’s peer-to-peer fundraising event that highlights a different group of All-Stars each year. Funds raised from the event directly benefit 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 the returns are used to address immediate needs at Starlight.

Legacy Society

Join the Legacy Society by designating a planned gift to leave your legacy and provide lasting support to Starlight for future generations.

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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