Individual Donations |

Donors are the cornerstone of GCTC

Whether you are a donor renewing your year-end gift or a first time donor, your contribution makes a difference in our city. The arts contribute to the quality of life in Ottawa, they have a measurable economic impact and increase social vitality of your community.

Over our history contributions received from our generous donors have made it possible for GCTC to:

  • Stage more than 232 plays
  • Produce 84 world premieres
  • Perform for more than 25,000 audience members every year
  • Perform for thousands of students
  • Launch the career of countless artists

Every gift counts! Make your year-end contribution today and help GCTC
continue to produce professional theatre in Ottawa.

Thank you!

"GCTC has been a keystone of live professional theatre in Ottawa for decades. Its stalwart support for local actors, playwrights, and musicians has helped foster a vibrant pool of talent whose innovation, expression, and creativity rivals that of much larger cities. GCTC productions make us laugh, make us cry, make us gasp and, perhaps most importantly, make us think… “

Wendy Doyle and George Chamberlain

You can choose to put your donation towards the following:

OPEN REHEARSAL - get a seat at a private rehearsal for You Are Happy on September 13 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

ANNUAL FUND - support the daily work that goes into producing professional theatre.

THE CHARLES DALFEN TRIBUTE FUND – build a legacy in the name of  Charles Dalfen, a passionate supporter of GCTC’s new play development program.

SHANNON REYNOLDS ENDOWMENT FUND - build a legacy and support GCTC projects that help create, develop or produce new Canadian works, with a particular emphasis on female voices.

PURCHASE AND NAME A SEAT - purchase a seat in your name, as a gift, or to commemorate a great occasion. Seats are $2,500 each. Payment over time is available.

To make your contribution, please click on the Donate Now link below. 

GCTC is a not-for-profit registered charity #119235836RR0001

Did you know that you can double and even triple your donation through a Corporate Matching Gift program, and turn your volunteer hours into a cash donation to GCTC? To learn more, visit our Corporate Matching Gift page.

Other Ways to Donate

  • mail a cheque to:

     Attn: Development Department:
     300-1227 Wellington St. W.
     Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 0G7

  • call GCTC with your credit card number at 613-236-5192 ext. 226
  • drop by in person
  • set up a comfortable monthly amount automatically drawn from your banking account or credit card (call 613-236-5192 ext. 226 to set up a plan that works for you).


To see the list of our current donors, please follow the links below:

Annual Fund Donors

Capital Fund Donors

The Charles Dalfen Tribute Fund Donors

Shannon Reynolds Memorial Endowment Fund Donors

Marion Dewar Fund Donors