Invest in the Future of Music with Your Support

When you support the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, you’re not just giving; you’re investing in one of our province’s most vital cultural treasures. Through your generosity, the NSO brings the magic of orchestral music to thousands across Newfoundland and Labrador.

Why Give?

The NSO performs nearly 20 times each season, captivating over 20,000 audience members of all ages and backgrounds. This impact is made possible by the unwavering support of our community, local businesses, and individuals like you!

Ways to Give

Securities & Trusts: Thanks to recent changes in the Federal Income Tax Act, giving through publicly traded securities such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds has become an exceptionally attractive option. Consult your financial planner to discover the benefits of this giving method**.

Donations: Ticket sales and subscriptions cover only a fraction of what’s needed to produce our exceptional concerts and vital educational programs. Your contributions play a crucial role in ensuring that orchestral music remains accessible to everyone in our community.

Your Benefits

As a donor, you’ll receive a charitable tax receipt for any donation of $20 or more, allowing you to enjoy tax benefits while supporting the arts. You will also be recognized on our annual donor list. Join our community of supporters who are passionate about nurturing orchestral music in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Get Involved Today

Your support makes a difference. Whether you choose to give through securities, regular donations, or other means, your contribution helps us continue to grow and enrich the cultural fabric of our province.

Foundations Supporting the NSO

The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra thrives thanks to the generous support of numerous foundations dedicated to fostering arts and culture in Newfoundland & Labrador. These foundations provide essential funding that enables the NSO to deliver high-quality performances, innovative educational programs, and enriching outreach initiatives. Their unwavering commitment ensures that orchestral music continues to inspire and uplift audiences across Newfoundland and Labrador. We are deeply grateful for their partnership and shared vision in making music accessible to all. These foundations provide support to our ongoing operations, Orchestral Chairs Program, Conducting Apprentice, Symphony Goes to School and Beyond, guest artist appearances, Handel’s Messiah, and educational programming at The Rooms.

In addition to the foundations listed below we would also like to thank The Presentation Sisters, The Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy, Redpoll Foundation, Lloyd Carr Harris Foundation, Gill Ratcliffe/Nesbitt Burns Foundation, NSO Foundation, and the Brothers Family Foundation.

  • Fry Family Foundation
  • Harrison McCain Foundation
  • Jackman Foundation
  • NLCU Foundation
  • RBC Foundation
  • Sibylla Hesse Foundation
  • Sun Life Foundation
  • United Way Newfoundland & Labrador
  • VOCM Cares Foundation

*The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra is recognized by CRA as a registered charity. (12207 6227 RR0001)
**Gifts of publicly traded securities are received by the NSO Foundation Inc. (85559 9684 RR0001)