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  • Join our circle of members, patrons and sponsors.

    Join our circle of members, patrons and sponsors.

Indian Summer Festival is produced by the Indian Summer Arts Society, a charitable not-for-profit arts organization based in Vancouver, Canada. Indian Summer Arts Society relies on people like you to help us achieve our vision of an inclusive, diverse and culturally rich society. Join our circle of leaders who are helping to create the future of our city.

 

Membership

$25 – $499

Join an exciting arts & culture community who are committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and culturally rich society. When you make a donation to the Indian Summer Arts Society (minimum $25), you become a member and receive:

+ Entry into a prize draw for two tickets to the Indian Summer Festival Opening Gala on July 6, 2017
+ 15% off discount code to select festival events
+ Discounted member pricing for Supper Clubs (3 times/year)
+ An invitation to our AGM in October
+ A copy of the 2017 festival report
+ A charitable tax receipt

Membership is valid from January 1 to December 31 each year. For donations of $500+, please see Patronage.

Patronage

$500 – $10,000 +

By making a donation of $500+ to the Indian Summer Festival, you’ll join our Patron’s Circle: a dedicated group of leaders who are shaping the future of this city through their support. In addition to the benefits of membership, we offer our patrons exclusive invitations to festival galas and patron circle events, festival tickets packages, charitable tax receipts, VIP experiences, and more. Learn about the different levels of patronage below.

 

Friend ($500)

A great package for the individual arts lover who wants to take in the best that the festival has to offer. As a Festival Friend you have the choice of the following:

  • $500 CDN charitable tax receipt

  • Concierge ticketing service

  • Recognition in our printed program and on our website (individual name only)
 

Family Friend ($1,000)

For the twosome about town who want to enjoy the festival in style. As Family Friends you have the choice of the following:

  • $1000 CDN charitable tax receipt

  • Concierge ticketing service

  • Recognition in our printed program and on our website (individual or family name)
 

Benefactor ($2,500)

Enjoy a VIP festival experience with a generous ticket package, designed so you can invite family, friends or valued clients to share in a one-of-a-kind festival experience. As a Benefactor, benefits include your choice of the following:

  • $1500 worth of tickets to any festival events of your choice (*max 4 to Opening Gala. Dinner by Starlight not included)

  • $1000 CDN charitable tax receipt

  • VIP Experience: concierge ticketing service, early access, VIP receptions, and premium seating at select events

  • Extensive Recognition in our printed program and on our website

  • $2500 CDN charitable tax receipt

  •  VIP Experience: concierge ticketing service, early access, VIP receptions, and premium seating at select events

  • Extensive Recognition in our printed program and on our website

 

Luminary ($5,000)

A leading light of the festival, you enjoy public profile, VIP festival experience, a generous ticket package and more. As a Luminary, benefits include your choice of the following:

  • $1800 worth of tickets to any festival events of your choice (*max 4 to Opening Gala. Dinner by Starlight not included)

  • Two tickets to Dinner by Starlight (annual gala dinner with celebrity guest – $700 Value)

  • $2500 CDN charitable tax receipt
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  • VIP experience: concierge ticketing service, early access, VIP receptions, and premium seating at select events

  • Extensive recognition in our printed program, website and social media, as well as verbal recognition by the MC at select events

  • Opportunity to be featured in an introductory video preceding ticketed festival events, which will also serve as the intro to all festival event videos on various digital platforms

  • Personal introductions to artists

  • $5000 CDN charitable tax receipt

  •  VIP experience: concierge ticketing service, early access, VIP receptions, and premium seating at select events

  • Extensive recognition in our printed program, website and social media, as well as verbal recognition by the MC at select events

  • Opportunity to be featured in an introductory video preceding ticketed festival events, which will also serve as the intro to all festival event videos on various digital platforms

  • Personal introductions to artists

 

Curator ($10,000 +)

As a co-creator of the artistic program, you have the opportunity to make a high profile festival event possible and witness the artistic process behind the scenes. Curator benefits include your choice of the following:

  • Opportunity to commission and present a new work at the Indian Summer Festival

  • Personal introductions to artists, invitation to rehearsals, and behind-the-scenes access

  • Opportunity to introduce the commissioned event

  • Custom-designed festival ticket package, including tickets to Dinner by Starlight (annual gala dinner with a celebrity guest) and a partial CDN tax receipt

  • VIP experience: concierge ticketing service, early access, VIP receptions, and premium seating at select events

  • Extensive recognition in our printed program and on our website, as well as verbal recognition by the MC at select events

  • Opportunity to commission and present a new work at the Indian Summer Festival

  • Personal introductions to artists, invitation to rehearsals, and behind-the-scenes access

  • Opportunity to introduce the commissioned event

  • CDN charitable tax receipt for the value of your donation

  • VIP experience: concierge ticketing service, early access, VIP receptions, and premium seating at select events

  • Extensive recognition in our printed program and on our website, as well as verbal recognition by the MC at select events


Donate Securities

 

Save More, Give More: Donate Securities and Mutual Funds

We also accept donations of securities or mutual fund shares through our partner CanadaHelps. This is the most efficient way to give charitably since the capital gains tax does not apply. Your security or mutual fund donation means a larger donation for Indian Summer Festival. It also means a larger charitable tax receipt for you.
More information.



Sponsorship

Become a Sponsor

Reach over 50,000 festival attendees through a customized sponsorship package designed to meet your needs. We are committed to helping you engage our audience through a combination of the following:

Brand Profile
Be seen and be loved through our focused media and marketing campaign. Gain exposure to our discerning audiences onsite, online and around town.

Industry Exclusivity
Stand out in the crowd.

Private Events for Clients / colleagues
Once-in-a-lifetime experiences for your most valued clients and employees, as well as opportunities to host exclusive private events.

VIP Tickets and Experiences
Festival ticket packages; premium seating, concierge ticketing service, early access to events, VIP receptions.

Access an Influential Community
Grow your network and build relationships with invitations to exclusive year-round events and parties that connect you with our inner circle.

Product Placement
Product sampling, give-aways, gifting opportunities, product integration and activation.

Event Co-Creation
We collaborate with you to custom design and co-present a festival event that aligns with your organization’s vision and fulfills our curatorial mandate.

Get In Touch

Have a question? We’re happy to chat with you.

Shahaa Kakar
Donor Relations & Development Manager
shahaa@indiansummerfest.ca
(604) 283-9172

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