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Donate Today to the Festival Fund!





Your chance to make a difference; your chance to be recognized


The Festival Fund supports the expansion of the Festival of Trees into rural and at-risk communities and helps bring Indigenous communities to a Festival of Trees event. Additionally this fund helps assist with the donation of Forest of Reading books and subsidize their transportation.

The Festival Fund promotes engagement in reading through:
  • The journey of 6,000 books: transportation and logistical costs associated with getting new and current books by Canadian authors into the hands of students in Indigenous, rural or at-risk communities.
  • A rock concert of reading: allowing children to experience a local Festival of Trees event, where they can meet and participate in workshops with their favourite Canadian authors.
  • Cultivating a love of reading: Cover the cost of Forest of Reading program registration and the delivery of books to Indigenous, rural or at-risk communities.
Donate today and help give the gift of literacy!

Donors receive recognition of donations on our website, volunteer opportunities for your employees, and tax receipts (for donations over $20.00).

Thank you to those who have supported the Festival Fund! Spread the word.



Are you an institution in need of funding for transportation to and from the Festival of Trees?

Applications for 2017 are now closed. Please check back here next year for 2018 applications.


CONTRIBUTORS

2017

Blessed Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School
Patricia Doran
Flakeboard Company Limited
Christopher Streets
M.E. De Bonis
K. Suffoletta
Lindsay Bryan
Kendra Cutting
Erika Provenzano & Chris Rumas
Barbara Franchetto & David Klebanoff
Kathryn
Deborah Hodge
Judith Gruarin
Charmaine Atrooshi
Teresa Toten
Stephanie Tromly
 Hannah Sheridan

2016

Burlington Public Library
Doris Skrivanos
John & Kathy Anstruther
Judith Gruarin
L. Burnett
Laurie Orford
Stephanie Pimentel
Shelagh Paterson
Amy Mathers
Shelagh Harris
Erika Provenzano & Chris Rumas
Prouse Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac
Collingwood Pubic Library Staff
M Baxter, Georgina PL
Todd Kyle
Flakeboard Company Limited
Kevin Sylvester
Dave-SpaceSaverCCS
Kate Johnson-McGregor
Michael Ridley
Bernard & Gilda Katz
L. McKim Flattery
Ardagh Bluffs Public School
Mita Williams
Larry Moore
Shelley Peterson
Paula de Ronde
Joan Girot
Faith E R Shergold
Margie Singleton
Brenda Reed
Moira Davidson
Bonnie Clarke
David MacKenzie
Beckie MacDonald
Stephanie Pimental 

2015

Margaret Andrewes
Katarina Boljkovac
Angele Delaunois
Kimberly Lavalle
Faith E. R. Shergold
Sya Van Geest
Brenda Reed
Paula Cardozo
Anita Brooks Kirkland
Anne Bailey
Doris Skrivanos
John Anstruther
Judith Gruarin
Laurie Burnett
Shelagh Harris
Stephanie Pimentel
Shelagh Paterson
Amy Mathers

2014

Anne Bailey
Christine Jenkins
Joelle Hubner-McLean
Karen McGrath
Pamela Jacobs
Ron Getz
Todd Kyle​
Virginia DiLauro
Margaret Andrews
Burlington Public Library