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Cantilena singers at the Walk for Music, smiling and holding a banner that says "Cantilena, a women's chorale"

Cantilena is dependent on the support of its members, friends and sponsors. There are a number of ways that you can help ensure that Cantilena can continue to produce the highest quality performances, as well as support our ability to take our performances to the community, reaching audiences who may not otherwise be able to attend.

Cantilena, Inc. is a Section 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; your gift may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Become a program sponsor with a tax-deductible contribution. Donations of any size are much appreciated and will be acknowledged in our concert program.

    • Online donations can be made using the Donate button below.

    • Checks can be mailed to the address shown below.

  • Sponsor a new commission, a guest musician, or sheet music for a concert. Contact us at to discuss your sponsorship of Cantilena's music-making.

  • Purchase a block of tickets to be donated to students, senior citizens, or financially needy individuals who otherwise might not be able to attend our concert

  • Become a corporate supporter. We will acknowledge your business on this page. Contact for further details.


  • Cantilena has been the recipient of grants from:

    • The Mass Cultural Council

    • Choral Arts New England (Alfred Nash Patterson Grant)

    • The Town of Arlington (ARPA Grant)

    • Arlington Commission for Arts & Culture

    • The Edward L. Bernays Foundation

  • Cantilena has applied for a FY24 grant from Arlington’s Commission for Arts & Culture [ACAC] , a local agency supported by the MCC, and was a recipient of an ACAC FY23 grant to partially support the spring 2023 program.

  • Cantilena has been awarded a Mass Cultural Council (MCC) FY24 Festivals & Projects grant to partially support the spring 2024 concert program and was a recipient of its FY23 Festivals & Projects grant for the spring 2023 concert.

  • Cantilena was awarded a 2023 Recovery Grant from the Mass Cultural Council [MCC], to partially support the organization.

  • Cantilena's programs in 2022 were supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant from the Town of Arlington.

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