Donate or become a Sponsor of The Piper’s Gathering!
Heartfelt thanks to our current sponsors, including the Northumbrian Smallpipes Society, Pinchbeck Pipes, Ralph & Pam Loomis, Genevieve Pluhowski and the Pacific Northwest Northumbrian Smallpipers!
and advertise your business to a targeted audience of piping enthusiasts.
Help us keep our event sustainable and registration costs lower
by sponsoring an instructor in full or in part.
Donations from participants and supporters of the event make up about 10% of our annual budget and help us keep our registration prices as low as possible. Donors earn our heartfelt thanks, and acknowledgement in printed materials and on our website.
- If you would like to make a donation or otherwise financially assist the Pipers’ Gathering, please contact: email@example.com
- You can send a check to: Pipers Gathering, c/o 49 Plains Field Drive, South Dartmouth, MA 02748
- You can also donate online using PayPal:
- If you’re shopping at Amazon, The Gathering will get .5% of your purchase IF you start shopping at smile.amazon.com. Enter Pipers Gathering in the box labeled “pick your own charitable organization”, and then shop as you would normally.
Full Set ~ This covers expenses for an international instructor – Visa, travel, instruction, room and board. The MacDaddy! = $2500
(What you get: Full page ad for your business in concert program, full page ad in online program booklet, mention at both concerts by MC. Through December 2017 you get Ad space and mention on Pipers’ Gathering website, Quarterly plug on Pipers’ Gathering Facebook page)
*Half Set ~ This covers expenses for a domestic instructor – travel, instruction, room and board. $1500
(What you get: Half page ad for your business in concert program, half page ad in online program booklet, mention at both concerts by MC. Through December 2017 you get Ad space and mention on Pipers’ Gathering website, Quarterly plug on PG Facebook page
Drones ~ Can’t afford a full or half set? Perhaps you’d like a set of drones. $750.00
(What you get: ¼ page ad for your business in concert program, ¼ page ad in online program booklet. Through December 2017, quarterly plug on PG Facebook page)
Chanter ~ We all started on one! $350.00
(What you get: 1/8 page ad for your business in concert program, 1/8 page ad in online program booklet)
Reeds ~ What’s a set without a good reed? Pitching in here helps! (No pun intended) ~ $50-$150
What you get: Typed thanks in concert program and online program booklet.
Sponsor one of these world-class instructors for 2017 and begin filling in this list!
Patrick D’Arcy – Uilleann Pipes – domestic
Michael Stribling– Uilleann Pipes – domestic
Ian Kinnear – Scottish Smallpipes – international
*Chris Layer – Scottish Smallpipes – domestic
*Chris Gray – Scottish Smallpipes – Uilleann Pipes – Whistle– domestic
*Generously sponsored in part by:
Ralph and Pam Loomis!
Chris Ormston – Northumbrian Smallpipes – international
*Generously Sponsored by in part by:
The Northumbrian Smallpipes Society
an anonymous donation of airline miles
John Skelton – Flute, Whistle, Bombard – domestic
EJ Jones – Border Pipes, Scottish Smallpipes – domestic
Frances Cunningham – Bouzouki – domestic
Ellen Redman – Flute – domestic
*Concert Hall – both nights $500 (What you get: 1/2 page ad in concert program booklet, 1/4 page ad in online program booklet, mention at both concerts by MC, signage acknowledging sponsorship at entrance)
*Generously Sponsored by Pinchbeck Pipes!
Concert Hall – one night $250 Concert Hall – both nights $500 (What you get: 1/2 page ad in concert program booklet, 1/4 page ad in online program booklet, mention at both concerts by MC, signage acknowledging sponsorship at entrance)
Classroom – full weekend, $100 (What you get: 1/8 page ad in online program booklet, signage acknowledging sponsorship on door/in classroom)
These sponsorships offer an opportunity for a “targeted” donation. However, as in the past, general donations of whatever amount also are a great help to keeping the Gathering going and are always appreciated.
The Pipers’ Gathering, Inc. is registered in the State of Vermont as a public-benefit, non-profit corporation. Additionally, the United States Internal Revenue Service has approved the corporation as a non-profit organization under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the federal tax code. Consequently, any donations are tax deductible. All donors will get a receipt for tax purposes-as well as the thanks of the organizers and participants.