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Founders Circle

Membership Benefits

As a member of Founders Circle, you gain access to exclusive membership events and engagements. As an enhancement to Arts Commons Presents and other resident company programming, we bring you arts experiences that create lasting memories, offer inspired learning experiences that share new perspectives, and invest in artists whose mission, like ours, is to bring the arts to life.

Membership Levels and Benefits

Associate $20 - $99
  • Official receipt for full donation amount for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Grateful Acknowledgement of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful Acknowledgment of your name in the Arts Commons Report to the Community
Friend $100 - $499
  • Official receipt for full donation amount for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Grateful Acknowledgement of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful Acknowledgment of your name in the Arts Commons Report to the Community
  • Invitation to attend one exclusive Founders Circle Event
  • Complimentary parking at one exclusive Founders Circle Event
Fellow $500 - $999
  • Official receipt for donation amount less $50 for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Grateful Acknowledgement of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful Acknowledgment of your name in the Arts Commons Report to the Community
  • Invitations to attend one exclusive Founders Circle Event
  • Complimentary parking at one exclusive Founders Circle Event
  • Complimentary bar & beverage service in the Jack Singer Concert Hall Founders Room when the member attends up to two Arts Commons Presents performances*
  • Concierge Service - Priority Seating through the Development Office
  • Grateful acknowledgment on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the 2021-22 Season
Benefactor $1,000 - $2,499
  • Official receipt for donation amount less $150 for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Grateful Acknowledgement of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful Acknowledgment of your name in the Arts Commons Report to the Community
  • Invitations to attend all exclusive Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary parking at all exclusive Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary bar & beverage service in the Jack Singer Concert Hall Founders Room when the member is attending select Arts Commons Presents performances*
  • Concierge Service - Priority Seating through the Development Office
  • Grateful acknowledgment on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the current Season
  • Front of the line ticket purchasing privileges for select performances at Arts Commons
  • Private Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Arts Commons
Founder - Silver Tier - $2,500 - $4,999
  • Official receipt for donation amount less $250 for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Grateful Acknowledgement of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful Acknowledgment of your name in the Arts Commons Report to the Community
  • Invitations to attend all exclusive Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary parking at all exclusive Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary bar & beverage service in the Jack Singer Concert Hall Founders Room when the member is attending select Arts Commons Presents performances*
  • Concierge Service - Priority Seating through the Development Office
  • Grateful acknowledgment on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the current Season
  • Front of the line ticket purchasing privileges for select performances at Arts Commons
  • Private Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Arts Commons
  • Invitation to attend the Mayor's lunch for arts champions
  • Invitation to attend the Founders Circle Dinner with some of Calgary's most celebrated artists
Founder - Gold Tier - $5,000 - $9,999
  • Official receipt for donation amount less $250 for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Grateful Acknowledgement of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful Acknowledgment of your name in the Arts Commons Report to the Community
  • Invitations to attend all exclusive
  • Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary parking at all exclusive Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary bar & beverage service in the Jack Singer Concert Hall Founders Room when the member is attending select Arts Commons Presents performances*
  • Concierge Service - Priority Seating through the Development Office
  • Grateful acknowledgment on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the current Season
  • Front of the line ticket purchasing privileges for select performances at Arts Commons
  • Private Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Arts Commons
  • Invitation to attend the Mayor's lunch for arts champions
  • Invitation to attend the Founders Circle Dinner with some of Calgary's most celebrated artists
  • Invitation to dedicate a performance presented by Arts Commons Presents
  • Complimentary use of the Founders Room for a private event (subject to availability)
Founder - Platinum Tier - $10,000+
  • Official receipt for donation amount less $250 for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Grateful Acknowledgement of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful Acknowledgment of your name in the Arts Commons Report to the Community
  • Invitations to attend all exclusive
  • Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary parking at all exclusive Founders Circle Events
  • Complimentary bar & beverage service in the Jack Singer Concert Hall Founders Room when the member is attending select Arts Commons Presents performances*
  • Concierge Service - Priority Seating through the Development Office
  • Grateful acknowledgment on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the current Season
  • Front of the line ticket purchasing privileges for select performances at Arts Commons
  • Private Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Arts Commons
  • Invitation to attend the Mayor's lunch for arts champions
  • Invitation to attend the Founders Circle Dinner with some of Calgary's most celebrated artists
  • Invitation to dedicate a performance presented by Arts Commons Presents
  • Complimentary use of the Founders Room for a private event (subject to availability)
  • Invitation to align your gift towards a programming priority at Arts Commons
*Includes all concerts in BD&P World Stage, Classic Albums Live, and the Jazz series.
 
Please note that all Alberta Health Services' (AHS) sector specific guidelines to operate safely, will be observed.
Membership is for a 12-month period; benefits are provided throughout that period.

“Founders Circle allows me to be part of a family of like-minded people who are passionate about the arts and always eager to learn more about the artists and art forms being presented.”


~ Susan Tyrrell, Founder – Silver Tier

Contact Us

If you would like more information on the program, please feel free to contact us at 403-294-7497 or by email. Or, if you would prefer we contact you, please complete our Membership Enquiry Form and we will respond to you within two business days.

Founders Circle is made possible through the generous support of:

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