Sponsor

Become a Sponsor

We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of our funding partners and sponsors. These agencies, businesses and individuals enable us to fulfill our mission to present traditional and contemporary folk music through music, dance and word.

By supporting Folk Harbour, partner agencies succeed in fostering regional economic development and arts initiatives. The community benefits through cultural promotion, youth development, education and employment.

You can see a full list of our sponsors here.

Business partners are offered a powerful opportunity to reach positive consumers from a desirable range of demographics in return for a wide variety of promotional benefits.
Individuals also have an opportunity to reflect their passion for the Festival through personal contributions.

For more information on partnership opportunities please contact the Fundraising Committee.

Patron

$10,000 and higher

The goal of the Patron sponsorship is to show leadership in the support of the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society with paramount recognition both at the annual Folk Harbour Festival and year round as core sponsors of the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society Festival, Concert Series, Bandstand Series and other special events. Their support is acknowledged by using their logo on as many posters and advertisements as is practical, with an ad in the Festival Guide and on the home page of the Society.

Admiral

$5,000 to $9,999

The goal of Admiral sponsorship is to show support for Mainstage Headline Acts during the annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival. Nightly concerts in the Mainstage Tent build steadily toward the day’s headliners making this a very high profile sponsorship. Admiral sponsors also support the Society all year round as sponsors of the Monthly Concert Series and other special events. Their support is acknowledged by using their logo on major event posters, with an ad in the Festival Guide and on the home page of the Society.

Commodore

$2,500 to $4,999

Commodore sponsors support specific events or venues during the annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival. Festival venues that may be sponsored at this level include the Wharf, Churches and Church Halls, Bandstand and other daytime sites and the Late Night Stage; but do not include the Mainstage Site (Admiral or Patron Level). Events that may be sponsored include the Ken Matheson Program, Greening, Workshops and Talks, the Folksteps Conference, Children’s Activities and other Festival Activities. Their support is acknowledged with an ad in the annual Festival Guide and on the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society website.

Skipper

$1,000 to $2,499

The goal of Skipper sponsorship is to show support for the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society. Skipper sponsors can elect to be named as the sole sponsor of a single concert during the year (September to June) or to sponsor a performer or program at the August Festival. The performer or program is selected by the Festival organizers, but we attempt to meet specific requests where possible. Their support is acknowledged in the annual Festival Guide and on the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society website.

First Mate

$300 to $999

This category provides the opportunity for small to medium-sized businesses in the Lunenburg area to show their support and get recognition.First Mate sponsors are identified with a specific performer or workshop during the annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival. Their support is acknowledged in the annual Festival Guide and on the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society website.

Crew

Under $300

Crew sponsors are those who provide cash or gifts under $300. This category provides the opportunity for smaller businesses in the Lunenburg area to show their support and get recognition. Their support is greatly appreciated and acknowledged in the annual Festival Guide and on the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society website.