Make a Donation

Your donations fund the Festival, community outreach, and education programs, as well as operations. Cash donations, gifts of life insurance, securities, memorial gifts, will and bequests keep SweetWater operation. All are tax receiptable. 

It's easy to donate...

Click on the link below to make a donation via Canada Helps. Your donation and tax receipt will be processed by Canada Helps. 

NOTE - NOTE - Canada Helps deducts a 4% processing fee on the amount donated. 

Send your cheque payable to SweetWater Music Festival. Post to SweetWater, P.O. Box 33, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 5P5

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SweetWater Donor Ask Form.pdf
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Call us at 519 477 1403... we can process you donation with your credit card number using the Square payment method. It's secure and a simple quick way to donate to SweetWater.

NOTE - Square deducts a 3.5% processing fee on the amount donated. 



Why is your donation important?

SweetWater has an annual budget just over $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. SweetWater annually needs to raise over $45,000 from individual donors and corporate sponsors.

 

How does your donation make a difference?

The funds raised support:

· Artistic Fees for performers and Artistic Director

· Accommodations & Hospitality  for all visiting performers

· Production costs for venue and equipment rentals, insurance

· Marketing & Promotions to inform people about SweetWater

· Special Projects for original composition commisions, 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 noted (program, web site, Festival signage, pre-concert video,  social media). and charity tax receipt

Donor ($500 — $999)  - Name noted (program, web site, Festival signage,  pre-concert video,  social media). pair of tickets to Saturday Early Evening/Sunday Matinee concert, charity tax receipt

Patron ($1,000 — $4,999) - Name noted (program, web site, Festival signage, pre-concert video, social media), pair of tickets to Saturday Early Evening/Sunday Matinee concert, invite to exclusive reception to meet AD and       musicians, charity tax receipt

Champion ($5,000 plus)  - Name noted (program, web site, Festival signage, pre-concert video, social media, 2 Festival Passes, 2 tickets to other annual concerts (SweetWater Jazz), invite to reception to meet AD and musicians,  private reception with AD, charity tax receipt

 

Anonymous donations and donations by installments can be arranged by request.

 

Charity tax receipts are issued annually in January sent via email as PDF. If you want hard copy receipt posted, please let us know. 

Charitable Registration Number: 85087 4389 RR0001

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING SWEETWATER