Philanthropy

Philanthropy

YOU MAKE IT POSSIBLE


"I'm supporting the country that gave me everything and the city that I love" – Peter Freedman AM, Owner and Founder of RODE Microphones

Sydney Festival’s philanthropic program offers you the opportunity to join a growing number of like-minded private donors who play a key role in the Festival’s success. 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. For further information, please contact Head of Philanthropy, Marita Supplee, on 02 8248 6510 or philanthropy[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.

YOUR INVITATION
Sydney Festival’s philanthropic program offers you the opportunity to join a growing number of like-minded private donors who play a key role in the Festival’s success.

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.

GIVING LEVELS
There are several ways to provide support to Sydney Festival, all of which allow you to make a meaningful philanthropic gift while receiving tax benefits.


Become a Festival Patron - $2,500 tax deductible donation

Receive benefits including:

  • Insights into the creative process with updates on progress and invitations to special events related to the relevant production.
  • Access to a personalised ticketing concierge service
  • Invitations to artist parties during the Festival
  • Acknowledgements in Sydney Festival brochure and website



Become a Associate Producer - $5,000 tax deductible donation

Receive benefits including:

  • Insights into the creative process with updates on progress and invitations to special events related to the relevant production.
  • Access to a personalised ticketing concierge service
  • Invitations to the Director’s preview dinner and artist parties during the Festival
  • Opportunities to travel with the Festival Director and attend donor only events
  • Acknowledgements in Sydney Festival brochure, website and event programs


Become a Festival Hero - $10,000 tax deductible donation


Receive benefits including:

  • Insights into the creative process with updates on progress and invitations to special events related to the relevant production
  • Access to a personalised ticketing concierge service
  • Invitations to the Director’s preview dinner and artist parties during the Festival, plus bespoke events with unique access to the Festival Director
  • Opportunities to travel with the Festival Director and attend donor only events
  • Acknowledgements in Sydney Festival brochure, website and event programs




More Information:
For further information on how we can tailor your support please contact us on 02 8248 6507 or email philanthropy[at]sydneyfestival.org.au



WITH SINCERE THANKS OUR PRINCIPAL PHILANTHROPIC PARTNER PETER FREEDMAN AM AND ALL OUR SUPPORTERS:


MAJOR DONORS 
Andrew Cameron AM and Cathy Cameron, Hooper Shaw Foundation, Roslyn Packer AC, Jacqui Scheinberg


DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE 
Antionette Albert, John Barrer, Fiona Martin-Weber and Tom Hayward, Mitchel Martin-Weber, Robyn Martin-Weber, Rebel Penfold Russell, Scully Fund, Zeke Solomon AM, The Tal Family


FESTIVAL HEROES 
Robert Albert AO and Libby Albert, Ashley Dawson-Damer, Stephen Fitzgerald, Lisa and Mark Jackson Pulver, David Kirk MBE and Brigit Kirk, Anthony and Suzanne Maple-Brown, David Mathlin and Camilla Drover, Penelope Seidler AM


ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS 
The Arcadia Syndicate, Canny Quine Foundation, Jonathan and Judith Casson, Anna Cleary, Carol Crawford, Jennifer Dowling and James Hill, Roslyn and Alex Hunyor, Phillip Keir, Amanda and Andrew Love, Dr Carolyn Lowry OAM and Peter Lowry OAM, Julianne Maxwell, Mary Read, Victoria Taylor, Carolyn and Drew Townsend, Villa & Villa P/L, Ray Wilson OAM


FESTIVAL PATRONS 
John and Helen Barclay, Helen Bauer and Helen Lynch AM, Iolanda Capodanno and Juergen Krufczyk, Peter Cooper, George El-Khouri OAM, Dianne and Terry Finnegan, Kiong Lee and Richard Funston, Helena Harris, Karen Moses, Lyndall and Trevor McNally, Peter Wilson and James Emmett


FESTIVAL LOVERS 
Olivia Ansell, Paddy Carney, Barry Fitzgibbon, Cheryl Lo, Catherine Maple-Brown, Jerry and Ali Meades, In memory of Jane Matthews AO, Dr Ann McFarlane, Fiona Sinclair and Peter King, Christopher Tooher, Anthony Whealy QC


SYDNEY FESTIVAL PHILANTHROPY COMMITTEE
Andrew Cameron AO (Chair)
David Mathlin
Jacqui Scheinberg
Rhae Shaw
Maria Villa

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