Your donations support our Music Education programs

Beyond sharing the relevance of jazz in today’s world, the Jazz Festival provides opportunities for artistic development and music education. Your support will help to fund Halifax Jazz Festival’s music education programming including the Creative Music Workshop, year-round free workshops and free programming during the Halifax Jazz Festival including Splash! Bang! Boom! on Theodore Tugboat.

Find out more about donating to the Halifax Jazz Festival, a registered charity and not-for-profit, and how your contribution will help our Music Education Program by clicking here, or donate below!


Donate online | The non-profit will collect your donation on our behalf, and send you an immediate tax receipt. You can choose a monthly pay option, and even donate securities such as stocks and bonds.
For more information visit:

Call Call 902-420-9943 x 1832 and we are happy to assist you.

Drop by | Contact us to arrange a time to visit our office, 2882 Gottingen Street to make your donation in person. Cash or credit card payment via Square Up accepted. 

Mail Mail a cheque to Halifax Jazz Festival, PO Box 33043, Halifax, NS B3L 4T6. Please make the cheque payable to 'JazzEast Rising Association'.

Here are other ways you can support us:

Leave a Bequest | We think jazz is important to the culture which we'd like to have, and we want to make sure that kind of culture is strong in Halifax, where we love to live. If you want this kind of culture for your children, and their children, please remember Halifax Jazz Festival in your will, or through a living trust.

In Kind Gifts | Goods or services donated for fundraisers or auctions, prizes for other activities, goods for Halifax Jazz Festival, printing services, maintenance services, art, and more. Please call 902-420-9943 x 1832 if you'd like to make an inkind donation to ensure we are able to utilize your gift.

Halifax Jazz Festival's annual Financial Statements are public information and are available upon request.

JazzEast Rising Association is a registered Charity (BN 8888 19190 RR 0001) and as such, we can issue a charitable tax receipt for your donation.

For more information about the Halifax Jazz Festival, our various programs and how your generous donations can contribute directly to our work, please contact Andrea Thomas Executive Director at 902-420-9943 x 1832 or by email