Matching Contributions

Supporters of Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam (CTU) are also welcome to work with select corporations to obtain matching contributions as described below.

CTU is a 501(3)(C) non-profit tax-exempt organization registered in the US state of Illinois.

Employer matching contributions.

CTU is listed as a qualifying organization to receive financial contributions by several corporations to match employee contributions (which may include financial donations and/or hours volunteered).  When making contributions to CTU, please verify if your employer has a matching grant program and if CTU is already listed as a qualifying organization.  To obtain additional information for adding CTU as a qualifying organization to receive matching grants, please send an e-mail to ctu {dot} info {AT}    

Amazon Smile

If you shop at Amazon, there is a simple and unique way for you to support not-for-profit, charitable organizations like Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam  — at no additional cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll have the same experience of shopping on Amazon with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to CTU.

Amazon Smile FAQ

Steps Suggested

Please click here to register CTU as your charitable organization of your choice on

To shop on Amazon, please visit instead of  

Note: Only purchases made through an Internet browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox etc.) are eligible for donations. Purchases made through other channels (e.g. Amazon Shopping App, Kindle Store, FireTV, Amazon Dash, or Amazon Echo) are not currently eligible for donations.

Change your bookmarks on your browsers to

When you are logged in, you should see supporting “Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam” listed in your shopping window


  • Optionally, you can use these extensions in your browser (Google Chrome, Firefox, iPhone or iPad) to redirect to
  • While Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam looks forward to you selecting CTU as your charitable organization of choice on, we do understand if you would prefer to redirect the donation to other charitable organizations.

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam continues to grow thanks to the support of individuals like yourselves.