Donating to Island City Opera is a wonderful way to bring great opera to our community. ICO is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 public benefit corporation (Tax ID 46-5133609). So, all your sponsorship donations are tax deductible.

Here are several ways you can make a tax deductible contribution:

Donate online now.

By Mail: Mail your check payable to:

Island City Opera
PO Box 1144
Alameda CA 94501.

Contact ICO Directly

Email us at or call (510) 263-8060 for questions including stock transfers, planned giving, and charitable IRA rollovers.

Matching Gift Program

Participate in a Matching Gift Program through your company. For more information, visit our list of participating companies.

Island City Opera’s productions are only possible with the generous support and energy of many wonderful people, including

Eileen Meredith &  Robert Boyd, Christopher & Trudy Seiwald, Deborah Brown & Michael Stevens, Susan & Jeff Dunn, Mark Taxy & Patti Cary, Richard & Joanne Bogart,  Ellen St. Thomas, Sigmund Seigel & Karen Topp, Chris Corley,  Katie & Kurt Braun, Keiko Okano-Pederson, Stella Loi, Gordon Seligson, Jeffrey Smith, Nancy J. Gordon, Ronald Dean Fujie, Marthe Murray, Karen Haines and Thomas Carlson



Would you like to have fun and help a worthy cause? Island City Opera is a growing organization that needs helping hands with a variety of production, marketing and administrative tasks.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Manager, at (510) 263-8060 or via email at

It’s easy to volunteer with Island City Opera. Currently Island City Opera enjoys the assistance of many volunteers who carry out a range of administrative, backstage, special event and performance-day tasks. We will match your schedule and skills with our production needs. Volunteering is a great way to meet people, learn new skills and contribute to the arts in Alameda.

We are currently in need of help with Fundraising Event Production, House Management, Box Office Management, Marketing, Website Design, Website Programming, Ticketing System Management, and a variety of Production tasks.