If you wish to direct your total donation to Sweetwater online, please click on the Canada Helps logo below. Your donation and tax receipt will be processed by Canada Helps.
In either case, please accept our sincere thanks.
If you prefer to make a donation the old fashioned way, please send your cheque, payable to Sweetwater Music Festival, to:
P.O. Box 333
Owen Sound, Ontario
Charitable Registration Number: 85087 4389 RR0001
SweetWater has an annual budget of $100,000. A third is supported by grants from Canadian Heritage, Ontario Arts Council, other public funding, and various private foundations. The balance comes from ticket sales, corporate sponsorships, and the generosity of our many donors.
How does your donation make a difference?
The funds raised support:
· Artistic Fees — performers and Artistic Director
· Accommodations & Hospitality — for all visiting performers
· Production costs — venue and equipment rentals, insurance
· Marketing & Promotions — to get the word out about the SweetWater 2016
· Special Projects — commissioning original compositions, community outreach and education initiatives
· Ongoing Operations
What options are available as a SweetWater supporter?
There are various ways you can be a SweetWater supporter. Your contribution also has benefits.
Supporter ($100 —$499) - Name in programme & on web site, charity tax receipt
Donor ($500 — $999) - Name in programme and on web site, pair of tickets to Saturday or Sunday matinees, charity tax receipt
Patron ($1,000 — $4,999) - Name in programme and web site, pair of tickets to Saturday or Sunday matinees, invite to post concert reception, charity tax receipt
Champion ($5,000 plus) - Name in programme and web site, two weekend passes, invite to post concert reception, charity tax receipt
Anonymous donations can be arranged by request.
Charity tax receipts are issued as follows:
Donations made from January 1 to July 31 - August
Donations made from August 1 to December 31 - January