Sydney Festival’s philanthropic program offers you the opportunity to join a growing number of like-minded private donors who support our vision.
Get closer to the Festival and its artists and enjoy a range of benefits to enhance your Festival experience while allowing us to present productions that might otherwise be out of reach.
This year, our donors attended exclusive events including an artists' soiree hosted by Principal Philanthropic Partner Peter Freedman AM, our artist party at Government House and the Ballet & Art in Auckland international tour.
"I'm supporting the country that gave me everything and the city that I love" – Peter Freedman AM, Owner and Founder of RODE Microphones
For further information on joining the fun, please contact Head of Philanthropy, Marita Supplee, on 02 8248 6510 or marita.supplee [at] sydneyfestival.org.au.
Sydney Festival is a deductible gift recipient. Sydney Festival believes that the portion of donations stipulated as tax-deductible, will be tax-deductible but makes no warranty in this regard. It is the responsibility of the donor to take its own tax advice. Donations are non-refundable.
By post: Sydney Festival, Level 5, 10 Hickson Road, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia By fax: +61 02 8248 6599 By email: marita.supplee [at] sydneyfestival.org.au
Alternatively, call Marita Supplee on 02 8248 6510 for further information.
WITH SINCERE THANKS TO OUR SUPPORTERS
Sydney Festival wishes to thank the following individuals, foundations and organisations for their generous philanthropic gifts over the last 12 months:
Principal Philanthropic Partner
Peter Freedman AM
Consulate General of the United States of America
Andrew Cameron AM and Cathy Cameron
Peter Hunt AM
The Michael Crouch Family
The Martin-Weber Family
Roslyn Packer AC
Robert Albert AO and Libby Albert
Larissa Behrendt and Michael Lavarch AO
Tom Hayward and Fiona Martin-Weber
David Kirk MBE and Brigit Kirk
Adam and Vicki Liberman
Dr Kathryn Lovric and Dr Roger Allan
David Mathlin and Camilla Drover
Penelope Seidler AM
Dr Jennifer and Peter Solomon
The Arcadia Group
Marco Belgiorno-Zegna AM and Angela Belgiorno-Zegna
Jonathan and Judith Casson
Roslyn and Alex Hunyor
Dr Carolyn Lowry OAM and Peter Lowry OAM
John and Jo Millyard
Villa & Villa P/L
Kim Williams AM and Catherine Dovey
Ray Wilson OAM
Terry and Dianne Finnegan
Rajni and Pawan Luthra
Make a Donation
Sydney Festival is a non-profit organisation – we receive some core funding from the NSW Government and the City of Sydney for which we are extremely grateful, but this represents only about a third of the total funding. HELP US to continue to present an arts and entertainment program each January that celebrates summer across Sydney, enriching the lives of the city’s residents and visitors. Make a tax deductible donation to Sydney Festival via GiveNow.
Would you like the opportunity to join a group of like-minded private donors who support our vision and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits? Consider joining our philanthropic program.
If your workplace uses the Good2Give giving platform, you can set up regular giving to Sydney Festival here.
If you have any questions about donating to Sydney Festival, please contact Marita Supplee on 02 8248 6510 or marita.supplee[@]sydneyfestival.org.au
GET INVOLVED BY JOINING OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM
From the 8–26 January 2020 Sydney will come alive with the world’s most wonderful summer festival. As one of Australia’s favourite annual cultural events, Sydney Festival presents the biggest and best of the world’s performing and visual arts, all coming together in an avalanche of artistic activity.
Sydney Festival would not be possible without our army of dedicated and generous volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to experience Sydney Festival and be part of Australia's largest annual arts event as well as part of the team that makes it all happen.
What do Sydney Festival volunteers do?
We will have various volunteer roles in many different venues; however, an essential part of all roles is that you will represent Sydney Festival and provide information and directions to visitors to ensure everyone has a memorable experience.
Specific requirements for volunteers are:
Interest in art & culture
Minimum age of 16
Complete a minimum of 4 shifts during the festival period 8-26 January 2020
Undergo volunteer training and learn information required to perform your role
HOW TO APPLY
New to Sydney Festival volunteering?
If you would like to volunteer with us in 2020, please apply via the button below.
If you registered before but haven’t yet volunteered with us, please email us at email@example.com
2020 VOLUNTEER PROGRAM TIMELINE
October Applications Open
November Interviews and more information available to applicants: Interviews will be held with all selected new applicants in November/ December
December General Training: All volunteers will need to attend a general briefing session in December (exact date TBC)
Registration for shifts available: Each volunteer shift is 3-4 hours long. Shifts will be available for different roles across various venues for mornings, afternoons and evenings. Once you have been accepted as a Sydney Festival volunteer, you will get access to register for your shifts in the online system in December.
Volunteers are required to complete a minimum of 4 shifts during the festival.
January Role specific training: All volunteers are required to attend role specific training. These training sessions will be scheduled between 3-7 January.
Festival Volunteer shifts between 8-26 January. Some additional shifts may be available in December and early January.
We are here for you. If you have any questions please get in touch with our volunteer coordinators on 0488 007 673 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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