Donate

Thank you for choosing to make a gift that benefits the entire community. We appreciate your generosity and commitment to orchestral music. The following information will help you to choose how to make a gift and what your gift will support.

You can make a donation online anytime to any of the following funds:


PAYMENT OPTIONS

Online
You can make a donation anytime online through our Online Forms here.

Canada Helps
You can also make an online donation via Canada Helps here.

By phone
With a credit card at 902.421.4403 weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm.

By mail
Send your cheque to 5657 Spring Garden Road, Suite 301, Halifax, NS B3H 3R4.

P.A.R.
Monthly, pre-authorized payments from your bank account.

In person
At our administrative office in Park Lane Mall office tower, Suite 301, 5657 Spring Garden Road.

United Way
Designate your United Way campaign pledge directly to Symphony Nova Scotia.

Gift of securities
Please download our Transfer Form here.


TYPES OF SUPPORT

To make the most of your charitable dollars, please consider the various ways you can support Symphony Nova Scotia. Some giving methods can offer you significant tax advantages, while contributing to the quality of your community’s cultural life!

Annual Giving
You play a very important role in sustaining Symphony Nova Scotia’s mission of quality music and community engagement.

Musical Chairs
Connect with Symphony Nova Scotia musicians while providing benefits to the entire community.

Memorial/Tribute Gifts
Honour the memory of someone you love or acknowledge a special person or milestone with a gift that helps to keep the music playing in our community. A card acknowledging your kindness will be sent on your behalf. Email Jordan Fisher, Associate Director of Development at [email protected] for more information.

Major Gifts
Talk to us about how we can help you direct your significant donation to meet a need with lasting impact. Gifts of securities, stock, or insurance may be an appropriate part of your financial plan. If you’d like to donate a gift of securities, please download our transfer form here.

Legacy Giving
We invite you to consider making Symphony Nova Scotia part of your legacy in your community. There are several ways you can remember Symphony Nova Scotia with a bequest in your will.

Symphony Nova Scotia Foundation
Opportunities for legacy giving providing long-term benefits for Symphony Nova Scotia’s sustainable future.


GIFT IMPACT

To learn more about how your donation makes a difference, view our annual report or financial information.

Concerts
Your gift provides vital funding to cover the artistic costs (72% of our budget) to sustain Symphony Nova Scotia’s mission of quality music throughout Nova Scotia. Learn more.

Education Programs
Donations help support our popular youth programs such as School Matinees and our new offering, Carnegie Hall’s acclaimed Link Up program. Learn more.

Family and Community
Our popular community outreach programs such as Classical Munchkins, the Family Series, and the Library Series would not be possible without the assistance of corporate and individual donors. Learn more.


COMMITMENT TO YOU

We are grateful that you chose to include Symphony Nova Scotia in your charitable giving. We will mail your tax receipt within one to two weeks of the day we receive your donation. Unless otherwise requested, when you give monthly, you will receive a tax receipt at the end of the year for the total giving amount. Your generosity will be recognized in the donor listing in our concert house programs. Should you wish to remain anonymous we will respect your wishes. Simply contact the office to let us know about your preference.

We value your generosity and are committed to keeping you informed about how your gift makes a difference. We make an effort to be transparent and open about the use of your gifts in our financial information. Learn more.

To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, Symphony Nova Scotia abides by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Donor Bill of Rights. Read them here.

For more information please contact our Associate Director of Development, Jordan Fisher, at 902.421.4403 or [email protected].