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Charlotte Street Arts Centre

Capital Campaign

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre

Some Things You Should Know About Us

Building Access to the Arts for All

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre (CSAC) is one of the cornerstones of Fredericton’s cultural community. We strive to make arts experiences available to all. To grow in our mission, we need to adapt our historic 1884 building to be more accessible to all, regardless of age or ability. We’re also improving our public spaces so that CSAC can offer a first class experience for small venue performances.

Exciting things are happening at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre.

Renovation and Expansion Plans

We’re planning an addition to our building that will house an accessible lobby, a new elevator that makes all floors fully reachable, and a box office for our performance hall. We will refurbish our 175 seat small venue performance space and create a new backstage area, a green room, and several additional rooms that will be available for rent to artists or arts organizations.

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Giving Levels

Your gift to the Charlotte Street Arts Centre Capital Campaign will be recognized for years to come on our Donor Wall of Recognition. Large gifts will be honoured with naming rights to new and refurbished spaces within the CSAC, in addition to several other forms of acknowledgement and appreciation.

  • Arts Advocate: $100 - $999

    • Acknowledgment on the CSAC Donor Wall
    • Recognition in CSAC Annual Report
    • Recognition on CSAC Website and CSAC social media channels


  • Arts Builder: $1,000 - $4,999

    All of the recognition of Arts Advocate PLUS...

    • Presentation-quality plaque in recognition of your role as an important supporter of the arts in Fredericton


  • Arts Champion: $5,000 - $9,999

    All of the recognition of Arts Builder PLUS...

    • Large cheque photograph and media release distributed to Daily Gleaner and select online publications
    • Name on Donor Electronic Recognition Loop in the CSAC foyer


  • Arts Guardian: $10,000 - $24,999

    All of the recognition of Arts Champion PLUS...

    • Commemorative Gift


  • Arts Patron: $25,000 - $49,999

    All of the recognition of Arts Guardian PLUS...

    • Naming Opportunity and plaque
    • Special recognition at campaign events and mention in media releases


  • Arts Visionary: $50,000 - $99,999

    All of the recognition of Arts Patron PLUS...

    • Invitation to Private Reception and Tour
    • Special Recognition at Campaign Events and mention in media releases


  • Legacy Donors: $100,000 - $249,999

    All of the abovre recognitions PLUS...

    • Profile in CSAC Annual Report
    • Invitation to Private Reception and Tour
    • Speaking opportunity at Campaign Events



Naming Opportunities

With our renovations comes the opportunity to sponsor or name some of the most important spaces in our Centre. Sponsoring a room gives you and your family/company/organization visibility at dynamic cultural events that occur almost daily at the centre.

Auditorium

Post renovations, the CSAC auditorium will be Fredericton’s premier, fully accessible, small-venue downtown performance space. The 175-seat space will enhanced and upgraded lighting and sound equipment offering the potential for diverse cultural performances. An ideal rental space for weddings, meetings and other events, the auditorium will become a high traf c hub at the CSAC.

Naming Commitment: $150,000



Auditorium Lobby

Attendees and performance participants gather pre and post performance in this high traffic common space located just outside the auditorium. For donors who take pride in supporting the performing arts, this is an ideal space in which to visibly demonstrate that support.

Naming Commitment: $50,000



Community Arts Room

This room will be home to the CSAC’s much valued ArtsReach program, developed by artists and cultural supporters. ArtsReach has already positively impacted hundreds of children, youth at risk, seniors, ethnic minority groups, abused women, the homeless, mental health patients and those coping with post incarceration transition.

Naming Commitment: $25,000



Green Room

Your naming support for the pre and post performance gathering spot for performers located just behind the auditorium will be a visible demonstration to the arts community of your belief in and support for the value of the arts to the social health of our community.

Naming Commitment: $25,000



Elevator Donor

The very critical and high cost elevator addition is key to the accessibility and inclusiveness of the entire centre. All donations of $1,000 or more in support of the elevator addition will be recognized on a separate donor wall located in close proximity to the elevator.

Donor Wall Name Inclusion: $1,000

Naming Commitment: $50,000

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