Giving Opportunities

General Giving

DONOR BENEFITS (all benefits are cumulative):

Piano ($20-$249)
Recognition in incremental giving levels in the Program Book donor listing

Mezzo Piano ($250-$499)
Invitation to the President’s Reception following the opening concert and the Closing Reception following the closing concert

Mezzo Forte ($500-$999)
Official “I Feel the Winds” polo shirt

Forte ($1,000-$2015)
One ticket to each public concert

Fortissimo ($2,016-up)
One additional ticket to each public concert

Student Academy Support

Donate a lesson ($50)

New Music Sponsorship

New composition by Kingston composer Marjan Mozetich ($2,500)

New composition by Kingston composer John Burge (sponsored by the Ontario Arts Council)

Concert Sponsorship Available for:

Monday, 11 July 2016
8:00 p.m. — The Capital Chamber Choir ($3,000)
St. George’s Cathedral

Tuesday, 12 July 2016
7:30 p.m. — Rachel Mahon ($2,500)
Bridge Street United Church, Belleville

Partially sponsored:

Wednesday, 13 July 2016
8:00 p.m. — Isabelle Demers (Godfrey Hewitt Memorial Concert, $2,500 remaining to sponsor)
St. George’s Cathedral

Thursday, 14 July 2016
8:00 p.m. — Felix Hell (Mervin Mowry Costigan Memorial Concert, $3,000 remaining to sponsor)
Isabel Bader Centre

How to Give

A tax receipt will be issued for any donation of $20 or more. Please ensure that you provide your name and mailing address so that the tax receipt can be appropriately issued. If you wish to remain anonymous, please indicate this when submitting your donation. Your gift can also be designated “in memory of” or “in honour of” the person(s) of your choosing.

By Cheque
Please make your cheque payable to “RCCO 2016 Festival”, and send to Jim and Jean Wilson, 17 Fairway Hills Crescent, Kingston ON K7M 2B3.

By Online Donation

Follow these easy steps to make your donation using PayPal or a Credit Card:

  1. Fill out the form below.
    • Gifts of $20 and up will normally be recognised in the Program Book’s Donor listing, but if you wish to remain anonymous, please click the “Anonymous Donor” checkbox.
    • You may wish to dedicate your gift “In Memory of” or “In Honour of” the person(s) of your choosing.
    • If you are donating funds toward a specific project (e.g., a concert, composer, or a lesson), be sure to indicate your preference in the “Special Purpose of Donation” box. (If you leave this box blank, your donation will be applied to the General Giving fund.)
  2. When you are satisfied, click the “Donate” button at the bottom of the page to be taken to the PayPal website, where you can enter the amount of your donation at the top of the page.
  3. If you prefer to pay from your PayPal account, click the “Log In” button to access the PayPal interface. (If you’d like to set up a new PayPal account, that’s easily done here.) If you prefer to pay instead by Credit Card, click the small “Continue” link on the line under “Don’t have a PayPal account?”.
  4. Once in, you’ll be taken to a page where you can review your donation and complete your transaction.
Donor’s Name
  Anonymous Donor
Dedication (optional):
Special Purpose of Donation: 

Donate Stocks and Securities

  • Transfer appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutal fund shares you own to the RCCO.
  • The RCCO sells your securities and uses the proceeds to support the Festival.
  • You receive an immediate income tax credit for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer.
  • You pay no capital gains tax on the transfer when the stock is sold.
  • Donating stock is more tax advantageous than donating cash.

To make a gift to the Festival through a donation of stocks, bonds or mutual funds, you may download and fill out the Gifts of Securities form which can then be mailed or faxed to the RCCO.

For further information, send a note to Jim and Jean Wilson or telephone them at 613.549.4050.

Grant Hall Clock TowerGrant Hall Clock Tower, Queen’s University
Sydenham Street Spire & First Baptist ChurchSydenham Street Church Spire & First Baptist Church

Festival Sponsors

The Kingston Centre of the RCCO would like to thankfully acknowledge the organisations and sponsors who have generously provided grants and major gifts to help make this Festival possible.

Royal Canadian College of Organists Godfrey Hewitt Memorial Fund City of Kingston The Ballytobin Foundation Kingston Arts Council Ontario Arts Council Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation COGECO TV

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