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The Indian Summer Arts Society is a not-for-profit CRA-registered charity, Registration No. 808864409RR0001.

Your donation to the Indian Summer Arts Society entitles you to a patronage package and/or membership with the Indian Summer Festival.


To comply with Canada Revenue Agency regulations, the value of patronage benefits (i.e. – ticket packages) must be deducted from your tax receipt. The amount of the tax receipt will be as follows, based on your selections:

Donation Amount Tax Receipt Amount
Membership $25-499 $25-499 (100% of donation)
Patronage Full Tax Receipt Partial Tax Receipt + Ticket Package
Friend $500 $250
Family Friends $1000 $500
Benefactor $2500 $1000
Luminary $5000 $2500
Curator $10,000 Custom


You may forgo your benefits and receive a full tax receipt by checking the appropriate box on your form or by notifying ourFinance & Operations Manager, Gillian Cofsky.

Please Note that if you are planning on, or have made a gift through a charitable or family foundation, including donor advised funds at community foundations, financial institutions etc., CRA  regulations state that you will not be eligible to receive any tangible patronage advantages (i.e. – ticket packages).

The receipt will be issued to the name of the payee. Please note that if the payment is from an organization or corporation, the receipt will also be issued to the organization or corporation. More info.

If you have any questions about tax receipts, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Gillian Cofsky
Finance & Operations Manager
(604) 283-9172