Corporate and Foundation Donations

SET THE STAGE
FOR ANOTHER 50 YEARS OF OUTSTANDING THEATRE

From sets, sound and stars, to opportunities for emerging artists and youth outreach programs, Centaur Theatre’s corporate and foundation donors set the stage for theatre magic. A tax-deductible contribution to Centaur links your organization to a recognizable brand synonymous with excellence and diversity, as well as to an exclusive clientele. By aligning with Centaur, donors can proudly demonstrate their civic support, while enjoying select benefits and public recognition throughout the theatre season.

At Centaur, we are proud to:

Box office revenue accounts for approximately 42% of our expenses, and government grants, only 29%. To maintain our heritage building and continue producing relevant, quality programming that enriches the community at affordable prices, a quarter of our budget relies on community support.

How will your donation help?

Your generous gift will help to maintain Centaur’s extraordinary legacy as a unique, first-rate and vital English theatre in Quebec’s distinct cultural landscape for the next 50 years.

For more information, contact Haleema Mini, Director of Development, at 514-288-1229, extension 235 or via email.

CORPORATE ENTERTAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Entertain your clients or reward your employees with a night out at Centaur, the home of Canada’s first stock exchange! Our experienced staff at Centaur will be pleased to organize a unique and unforgettable event for your company. We are pleased to offer acknowledgement that puts your commitment to the arts at the forefront.

For more information, contact Haleema Mini, Director of Development, at 514-288-1229, extension 235 or via email.

See our most generous donors

Join over a hundred progressive organizations who provide crucial financial support to Centaur Theatre and who enjoy the benefits of collaboration with Quebec’s flagship English-language theatre company.

A Montreal institution for almost 50 years, Centaur welcomes over 50,000 audience members annually into our Old Montreal home, the former location of Canada’s first Stock Exchange. Each season, we present over 250 performances on our stages. We are known for nurturing Montreal artists and for collaborating with them to create award-winning productions such as Balconville, Schwartz’s: The Musical, and The St. Leonard Chronicles.

In addition, we offer affordable theatre in English to young families, students, and people who otherwise would not have access through our Community Outreach, Theatre of Tomorrow, and Saturday Morning Children’s Series programs. More than 7,000 young audiences enjoyed Centaur’s productions in the last year alone. Our audiences also include a large number of francophone youth studying English as a second language.

Despite healthy ticket sales, box office revenue accounts for only 42% of our expenses and government grants for only 29%. In order to fund all our programs, keep ticket prices affordable, and maintain our heritage building, approximately one quarter of our budget depends on community support. As Centaur is a registered not-for-profit organization, your foundation’s gift is tax-deductible.

Through the gift of theatre, stand tall with us to celebrate the diversity and rich legacy of Montreal and Canada this special year, with your foundation’s name recognized as a proud supporter!