Funding Organizations

We are eternally grateful to these organizations who generously provide funding to support the work of The Foster Festival and enable us to produce our fully professional comedy theatre in Niagara.


      • Niagara Region

        Niagara Investment In Culture Program (NIC)

        The Foster Festival is supported by the Niagara Investment In Culture Program which is powered by the Niagara Region.

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      • Niagara Falls Bridge Commission

        Niagara Falls Bridge Commission


        Established to finance, construct and operate the Rainbow Bridge, the Commission proved sufficiently efficient and effective to assume responsibilities for the Whirlpool Rapids (Lower) and Lewiston-Queenston Bridges.

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      • Niagara Community Foundation

        Niagara Community Foundation

        The Niagara Community Foundation is a charitable public foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life in Niagara through building endowment funds, providing grants and enabling philanthropic partnerships.

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      • City of St. Catharines

        St. Catharines Cultural Investment Program (SCCIP)

        The program aims to serve long term community sustainability by strengthening cultural vitality, economic diversity, environmental awareness and social inclusion through five investment priorities.

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      • Government of Ontario, Sponsor, Norm Foster Comedy Festival

        Funding provided by the Government of Ontario

        Celebrate Ontario 2018 provides project-based programming and marketing funding to new or existing Ontario events to enhance programs, activities and services and support innovations that will lead to long-term improvements, sustainability and the attraction of additional tourists.

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      • Tourism Partnership of Niagara Website

        Funding provided by the Tourism Partnership of Niagara

        Tourism Partnership of Niagara (TPN) is a non-profit industry led organization funded by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS). Tourism Partnership of Niagara will enhance and grow a highly competitive tourism region through visitor-centric strategies that strengthens Niagara’s reputation as a world-renowned travel destination.

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      • Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, Province of Ontario

        Funding Provided by Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund

        The Foster Festival has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

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      • Canada Summer Jobs Website

        Funding provided by the Canada Summer Jobs Program

        The Foster Festival is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs Program which is administered by the Federal Government. The program provides wage subsidies to employers to create employment for secondary and post-secondary students. 

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Thank You To Our Generous Foster Festival Sponsors

  • Meridian Credit Union | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • NewsTalk 610 CKTB | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Vineland Estate Winery | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Tymbrel.com Smarter Websites | The Foster Festival Sponsor

  • Ferguson Neudorf | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Sullivan Mahoney Lawyers | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Your TV | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • ez ROCK 105.7 | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Alexanian Carpet & Flooring | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Howick Apartments | The Foster Festival Sponsor, St. Catharines

  • Smithcom, Season Sponsor, Norm Foster Comedy Festival
  • Burtnik Printing, Sponsor, Norm Foster Comedy Festival
  • FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
  • Form & Affect, Production Sponsor, Norm Foster Comedy Festival
  • Niagara Casinos, Season Sponsor, Norm Foster Theatre Festival
  • CAA Niagara, 2018 Foster Festival Sponsor