The PuSh Festival Board of Directors will generously match your gift, dollar for dollar*, during the three weeks of the 2018 PuSh Festival. That means your generosity will make double the difference for the tens of thousands of Vancouverites who experience the PuSh Festival every year.
*Donations matched up to $15,000.
Donors who have given for at least five consecutive years. We are honoured to have so many deeply committed donors who continue to see the value in supporting what we do, year after year.
Donors who have given for at least ten consecutive years. We are honoured to have so many deeply committed donors who continue to see the value in supporting what we do, year after year.
Donors who give on a monthly basis. We extend an extra special thank you to these donors whose monthly gifts ensure the year-round sustainability of the PuSh Festival.
This list represents donors from September 1, 2016 - October 11, 2017.
You can support the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival in many other ways besides the usual one-time or monthly donations. If you’re looking for a unique way to make a difference, or one that best fits your financial planning, we have a host of options to choose from. And, if you have an idea that’s not listed here, contact Annual Giving Coordinator Hannah Bellamy at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your idea.
Help us reach our goal of 50,000 Aeroplan miles by December 31, 2016, and Aeroplan will top up every mile we receive from members by 10%!
New in 2016, you can donate your Aeroplan Miles to help support curatorial and artist travel. The PuSh Festival can redeem donated miles for such things as flights, car rentals, hotel stays, and merchandise.
Here are just some of the places your donated Aeroplan Miles can take our curatorial team to find the most extraordinary performing arts in the world to bring to Vancouver:
Donate as few as 2,000 My Visa Rewards Plus points to the PuSh Festival, and Vancity will send you a tax receipt.
Here is the cash value of your donated My Visa Rewards Plus points:
If your Visa points with another institution can be donated to registered Canadian charities, please consider donating them to the PuSh Festival.
Help the PuSh Festival while having fun with friends by donating the proceeds of your private event to us. Events can be whatever you want them to be—a private concert, birthday party, wine and cheese evening, or garage sale—whatever interests you. You can fundraise among your peers in a way that feels comfortable to you and donate the proceeds to the PuSh Festival.
The PuSh Festival is happy to support you in making your event a success and will provide promotional materials and support when possible. Read our third-party events policy for more information.
Donate the proceeds of your private event. Complete the application form to get started!
A donation of securities or mutual fund shares is the most efficient form of charitable giving. When you donate publicly traded securities directly to the PuSh Festival, you won’t be taxed on the capital gains, allowing you to give more of what you intended. You will will receive a charitable tax receipt for the full value of your gift.
Many Canadian companies match charitable donations that their employees and retirees make. Double your donation with a matching gift from your employer. Check the list below to see if your company participates in corporate matching! If your company is listed, request a corporate matching form from your employer and send the completed copy to the PuSh Festival along with your gift.
The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is a registered charity #82954 9948 RR0001
Canada Council for the Arts
Australia Council for the Arts
Inclusion BC Foundation
Ontario Arts Council
Government of Canada
SFU School for Contemporary Arts
SFU Institute for Performance Studies
Andrew Petter & Maureen Maloney
Dana Cromie & Greg Brown
Evelyn Hecht in honour of Paul Hecht
Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes
Darby Honeyman & Dave Hess
Court Touwslager & Susan Steele
Teresa Vandertuin in memory of Debbie Blair
Sue Harvey & Burke Taylor
The R & J Stern Family Foundation
Jodi Stark in honour of Christianne Whilhemson
David Vogt & Tracy Proke
Pamela Dickinson in honour of Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
Charles Moore & Anna Cooper in memory of Arthur Moore
Susin Nielsen & Goran Fernlund
Tony Giacinti in memory of Lola MacLaughlin
Ann McDonell & Don McGlashan
Cindy Reid & Rory Gylander
Vincent Murphy in honour of Norman Armour & Joyce Rosario
Véronique Boulanger & Carmen Wiseman
Cedar Holdings Fund held at Vancouver Foundation
Christianne Wilhelmson & John Webber
Matthew & Matilda So
Stephen Heatley in memory of Spencer Atkinson
The McGrane - Pearson Endowment Fund held at the Vancouver Foundation
Paul & Joan Whitney
Kathy & Stan Hamilton
Jeremy Berkman & Sheila MacDonald
Nona Avren & Doug Tuck
Andrea Fecko in honour of Dani Fecko
Leanne Averbach in memory of Nijole Kuzmickas
Evan & Ingrid Alderson
Elsie & Audrey Jang Fund held at Vancouver Foundation
M K Barclay
Michael Heeney & Hilary Meredith
Kevin Rennie + Rochelle Garfinkel & Family
Jane Brindley & Ross Paul
Kala O Riordain
Jim Anhorn & Patricia Walberg Anhorn
Eric Posen & Deena Chochinov
David Pay & Brian Laberge
Fiona Lam in memory of Dr Bik May Wai & Elise Partridge
Robert Gardiner in memory of James Pollard
Winkchop Productions Inc.
Marijka Asbeek Brusse
Peter & Rosa Stenberg
Jocelyn & Fiona Macdougall
Rob & Arline Dickinson in honour of Peter Dickinson
Luce Lafontaine & Gerry McGeough
Michael Smith in memory of Howard L Smith
Miranda Huron in memory of Sylvia Feiedman
Dana & Joel Solomon
Cheryl Geisler & Mark Stein
Roberta Lando Beiser
Fox Entertainment Agency
Mount Pleasant Massage Therapy
Carol Newson & Richard Mackin
Peter Dickinson & Richard Cavell
Paul Hecht & Sarah Elkins
Kerry McPhedran in honour of Heather Qually
Don & Donna Celle
Susan Loadman & Kent Gallie
Mary Schendlinger in memory of Jackie Crossland
Dr Paula E Meyler
Dr. Evelyn J. Harden in memory of John Wood
Howard & Rosalind Karby in honour of Mira Oreck
Jim & Tara Travis
Carole & Martin Gerson
Winkie & Alan Macdougall
Elvy Del Bianco
Jane Flick & Robert Heidbreder
Barry Hegland in memory of Kyle
Jennifer Stanley & Thom Weeks
Kara Gibbs & Michael McGuire
Elizabeth & Christopher Wootten
Alan & Elizabeth Bell
Susan & Bruce Stout
Mariken Van Nimwegen
Ann Daskal in memory of Simon Garber
Shawn & Jessica Bouchard
Mary Catherine Williams in honour of Georgia Bellamy
When you make a gift to the PuSh Festival, you help us to present the very best in contemporary performance from around the world.