Feeling good about life? Here’s $10 million for the orchestra

The man who built the world’s largest car-hire company decided today to put something back into the city.

So Jack C. Taylor of Enterprise Holdings gave $92.5 million to cultural and social causes in St Louis, including $10 million to the symphony orchestra.

St Louis Symphony

 

Full list here:

  • $30 million to Forest Park Forever’s endowment fund
  • $25 million to the City Arch River 2015 Foundation for improvements to the Old Courthouse and to support the Foundation’s endowment fund
  • $10 million to the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra’s endowment fund
  • $6 million to the Fisher House Foundation for construction of new homes in Charleston, S.C., and Portland, Ore., that provide accommodations for military families during medical treatment
  • $5 million to the American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri to meet capital and program needs
  • $5 million to the Saint Louis Art Museum Foundation’s endowment fund
  • $5 million to St. Luke’s Hospital to support its endowment fund
  • $2 million to the Missouri Botanical Garden to support its capital campaign
  • $1 million to the Better Angels Society to underwrite filmmaker Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary on baseball legend Jackie Robinson
  • $1 million to the Everglades Foundation to support its End Point Restoration Project to restore America’s Everglades and sustain South Florida’s water supply
  • $1 million to Friends of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., to fund its World War II education programs
  • $1 million to the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis to provide operational support for the services of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
  • $500,000 to the Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis (The Muny) to support its endowment fund and multiple capital needs

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  • Good for him. And as I recall, he gave a lot of money a few years ago when the St. Louis Symphony was in big financial trouble.

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