Accessibility is a core values at LAMF and each concert we present is offered for free or with name-your-price ticketing in order to remove economic barriers for anyone interested in experiencing our world-class performances. Through grassroots financial support we invite a diverse audience to participate and attend, while maintaining the very highest level of artistic performance. This crowd-funding model invites you to put a value on our mission and give each time you come to a LAMF concert.

We invite you to make your tax-deductible donation to support our 2022 season today!

Lakes Area Music Festival
P.O. Box 96
Brainerd, MN 56401

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Bringing the Lakes Area Music Festival to reality each year takes time, talent and the generosity of our many supporters. There are many ways to show your commitment to our important mission. Some of the commons ways are described below. And remember, no matter how – or how much – you give, your generosity will make a difference in our lives and in our work.

The Lakes Area Music Festival is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. EIN #45-4807315

Donor Privacy

The Lakes Area Music Festival relies on the generosity of individual donors and is committed to respecting the privacy of its donors whether gifts are given online, by mail, or in person at concerts. When you make a contribution using any method, you provide our organization with important information including your name, contact information, credit card information, volunteer preferences, and other information in certain circumstances.

Our organization uses a secure, limited-access database to store personal and financial records. When you make a contribution in person or by mail, our finance assistant inputs your information into this protected database.  Credit cards are processed when requested, and physical records are destroyed. This database is only accessible by members of our staff and finance committee.  Limited volunteer contact information may be shared, as necessary, with the chairs of applicable committees. When permitted by signing up or by request otherwise, your email address will also be stored in our account with Constant Contact, the platform we use for ongoing email communication.

Gifts made by credit card, whether by mail or through our website, are processed by systems using the highest available standard safeguards for credit card information security and privacy to protect your information.

We will not sell, share, or trade our donors’ personal or financial information with any other organization or entity. We will only send advertising or solicitation information on behalf of other organizations in rare circumstances when this information is directly related to our organization or our mission.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, contact one of the following individuals:

Scott Lykins, Executive Director

David Boran, Board Chair

Mary Farmer, Treasurer

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