Get Involved

As a not-for-profit, charitable organization, Muskoka Chautauqua is grateful for the support of our generous community.


Muskoka Chautauqua offers exciting opportunities for corporate sponsors. 

As part of the international Chautauqua Trail, sponsors of Muskoka Chautauqua are profiled in both local and international markets. Corporate sponsorships are flexible and a variety of sponsorship opportunities are available, with packages tailored to meet your needs. 

Single Event Sponsor: $500+

Sponsors in this category receive event-specific recognition in print and digital media, incuding program, brochures, posters, website and social media, and on-site presence at sponsored event.

Marquee Event Sponsor: $5,000+

Sponsors in this category receive enhanced exposure at several of Muskoka Chautauqua’s main events in addition to enhanced recognition in print and digital media, including program, brochures, posters, website and social media, and on-site presence at sponsored events.

Season Sponsor: $10,000+
Premier Sponsor: $20,000+

All sponsorships with Muskoka Chautauqua are customized to meet sponsor’s specific needs. Exciting additional sponsorship benefits are also available, including event naming rights, exclusive product providers, space for displays and promotions, VIP receptions, hosting and hospitality options and exclusive corporate events.

Our Sponsors

Our funders and sponsors help us to keep our programs open and accessible to all.

Individual Donors

Kathie Nunno

Anne Clement

Margaret Atkinson

Diane Adamson Brdar

Marg Bartlett

Laurie Campbell

Charlotte Grahamdyball

Steve Grigg

Greg Hall

Sheila MacIver

Mikayla Smith

Christopher Smith

Elizabeth King

Doug McIntyre

Patricia Marshall

Carleton Millar

Susan Murphy

Judith Needham

Roland Nimmo

Rosemary Norbruis

Gayle Nummelin

Mikayla Paro

John Wright

Peter Seybold

Sylvia Miles

Margaret More

Erin Monett

James Murphy

Jennie Keating

Martha & Alf Davis

Sandy Lockhart

John McNair

Elizabeth Clarke

Jane Angus

Marc Benoit

JP Bergeron

Massey Beveridge

Collin Reaney

Mary Connolly

Donald Currie

Sheila Day

Janice Dunlop

Gary Elliot

William Etherington

Jane Evans

Megan Faulkner

Susan Fraser

Rebecca Brown

Donald Burwell

John Cleghorn

Patricia Collie

Michelle Vincent

Robert Visentin

Karen Wade

Terrance Wolf

John Wright

Holly Veitch


Sandy McIntyre

Seasons in the Country

Fine Thymes Bistro and Bakery

Susan Gosevitz

Rudy Haggeman

Alex Hyslop

Linda Langford

Michael Lawley

Marilyn Leahy

Rene Leenaars

Kathryn Posluns

Deanna Rumsey

Katherine Sebold

Smellies Print Shop

Carol-Lynn Smilsky

Mark Stivrins

Donald Thompson


Audrey S. Hellyer Charitable Foundation

Jackman Foundation

Lang Family Foundation


We are always delighted to have volunteers! Please contact us if you are interested.

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Arts Programs – Events Team Member
  • Flavours of Muskoka Chautauqua – Event and Committee Volunteers
  • OperaMuskoka Volunteers
  • Muskoka Chautauqua – Board of Directors


Summer Students

Love the arts? You’ll love working with us for the entire summer or part of the summer. We have positions available for summer students who will be returning to their post secondary studies.

How To Apply

Send your resume via email to Gayle at No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.