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26/07 - 04/08/2019

Artistic Director Kathryn Stott

Future Fund

What is the AFCM Future Fund? 

The AFCM Future Fund was established in 2013 to ensure the Festival and the contribution it makes to chamber music in Australia continues into the future.
The AFCM Future Fund is a financial reserve that is separate from AFCM operating funds, created to support ‘grand vision’ projects—such as a new performance space, new performance infrastructure or an unparalleled artistic initiative—or to assist in times of extreme financial hardship, supported by a Board-approved business plan and in accordance with the objects of the company. Donations may be directed specifically to the AFCM Future Fund. The Fund is also the repository for all AFCM bequests of $10,000 and above not designated by the donor for a specific purpose.

Contributions to the Future Fund are received into the AFCM Donations Fund bank account in order to provide tax-deductibility for donations. Investment of monies in the Future Fund is made in accordance with guidelines for public funds laid down by the Australian Taxation Office and Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission Governance Standards. The AFCM Board has set targets of $1 million by 2020 and 16% annual growth including new donations and return on investments. AFCM invests funds in appropriate securities  to help achieve these targets, utilising independent financial advice.

As at 31 January 2019, the Future Fund has reached $313,140 or 31% of our target. No funds have been drawn from the AFCM Future Fund to date.

The Australian Festival of Chamber Music North Queensland Limited is a registered charity (with Deductible Gift Recipient Status). All donations over $2 are tax deductible. A donation receipt will be issued.

If you would like more information about donating to our the AFCM Future please contact:

Sue Hackett
Philanthropy Manager
T 07 4771 4144
PO Box 5871
Townsville QLD 4810


or you can make a donation directly by using the link below.

To donate to the Future Fund please visit our secure Online Donations page

AFCM would like to acknowledge the following Future Fund donors in 2018

David and Helena Cassells
Robyn McGuiggan and Karl Scholl
Ms Sandra Yates, AO & Mr Michael Skinner
Anonymous (1)

AFCM Future Fund Founding Donors ($1000 +) in perpetuity 

Dr Nita Vasilescu
Mr Joe Tapiolas (Parkside Group)
Ms Sandra Yates AO and Mr Michael Skinner
Ms Jennifer Bott AO
Ms Sue Hackett
Mr Gioconda Augimeri and Mrs Rosemary Prior
Townsville Bulletin
The Hon. Jane Mathews AO
Ms Robyn McGuiggan and Mr Karl Scholl
Robyn McGuiggan & Karl Scholl
Crystal Clear PR and Marketing
Mr Andrew Andersons AO
Mr Alan Duncan and Mrs Bea Duncan 
            in memory of our mothers, Mollie and Letitia.
Mr Edward M Jackes OAM & Prof Betsy Jackes
Mr Martin Dickson AM & Mrs Susie Dickson
Ms Jill Wran
Dr Ian Meade &and Mrs Sally Meade
Mr Robert Monteith QC
Mrs Roslyn Carter
Dr J R Hazel
Ms Elizabeth Clark
Lady Adrienne Stewart
Mrs Sheila Bignell
Garty Associates (Dene Olding & Irina Morozova)
Mr Tom O'Dea and Mrs Ruth O'Dea
Wilson Ryan Grose Lawyers
Mr David Kippin
Mr David Robinson and Mrs Jan Robinson
Mr Chris Smalley and Mrs Bronwyn Smalley
Mr Piers Lane AO
Mr Michael Fellows and Mrs Carmel Fellows
Mrs Elisabeth McDonald
Ms Claire Roberts and Mr Nicholas Jose
Mr Roy Jorgensen and Mrs Margery Jorgensen
Mr Peter Davies and Mrs Lesley Davies
James Cook University
Dr Fiona McWhinnie and Prof. Paul Pagliano
Mr Michael Curtain
Dr Di Bresciani
Mr Terry Dodd 
Dr Peter de Jersey AM and Mrs Beverley de Jersey
Mr Martin Moynihan and Ms Marg O'Donnell
Mr Robert Jones
Dr Cyril Curtain In memory of the late Mrs Betty Curtain
Mr John Zabala and Mrs Annette Zabala
Mr David Low and Ms Julieanne Cox
Mrs Belinda Kendall-White
Mrs Rita Avdiev
Mr Frank Osborn and Mrs Beverley Osborn
Ms Meta Goodman 
Mr Dick Gibberd and Mrs Mary Gibberd
Ms Annie Hawker
Senator Claire Moore
Mr John Binder and Mrs Maree Binder
Ms Tanya Geha in memory of the late Prof Ray Golding
Mr Willy Rombout
Mr Warwick McEwan and the late Mrs Katherine McEwan
Lesley and Geoff Haussmann
Mr Hilton Nicholas and Mrs Marjorie Nicholas,
       Ms Catherine McPherson and Mr Gregory McPherson
Mr Bruce Bowman and Mrs Lyn Bowman
Mr Steven Lun and Mrs Janelle Lun
A B A Matthews in memory of the late Mrs Shirley Schmidt 
        & all Teachers of Music in Dry Tropical Qld
Mr Andrew Johnston and Dr Fiona Johnston
Ms Eva Sweet
Mr Cameron Williams
Prof Andrew Vann
Mrs Maryanne Smith
Anonymous (7)

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