Ticket sales alone only cover 45% of the presentation of the festival each year.

By making a tax-deductible donation you play a critical role in enabling Melbourne to be home to one of the world’s greatest international arts festivals.

Donations directly enable Melbourne Festival to:

  • Facilitate the sharing of ideas and creativity to strengthen the cultural landscape of our city;
  • Grow the organisation into one that has the capacity and resource to provide unique, life-affirming moments for the broadest range of audiences;
  • Play an active role in the civic, political and cultural life of the city by supporting diversity and community engagement;
  • Continue to be a key contributor to strengthening the creative industries ecosystem;
  • Champion schemes like the Arts Industry Membership and under 30 pricing allowing young and industry members to experience some of the world's best national and international productions at a discounted price.

Whether $2 or $2,000, donating is an investment in the future of the arts economy. 

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► For more information please contact:
RUPERT SHERWOOD
Senior Philanthropy Manager
+61 3 9652 8651
r.sherwood@festival.melbourne