FAQ

IS THE GIBSON CENTRE A TOWN OWNED FACILITY?
No - The Gibson Centre is operated by the Gibson Cultural Centre Corporation
WHO OWNS THE GIBSON CENTRE?
The Gibson Centre is owned by the Gibson Cultural Centre Corporation, a not-for-profit charitable organization governed by a Board of Directors.
DOES THE GIBSON CENTRE PAY TAXES?
Yes, the Gibson Centre pays property taxes based on the assessed value, like all other businesses.
IS THE GIBSON CENTRE A CHARITY
Yes, the Gibson Centre is a registered charity and is authorized to issue official tax receipts for eligible donations.
HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE GIBSON CENTRE
Your support comes in many different forms
VOLUNTEERING
Our cafe is run by volunteers - Open Tuesday - Thursday, our volunteers provide an opportunity for you to enjoy a light lunch or refreshment when you visit the centre.
USHERING
Ushers at our performances provide our guests with seating, programs and general assistance at all performances
FINANCIAL SUPPORT
All financial donations are gratefully accepted. A onetime donation, monthly donation or donation "in kind" help us to continue our mission of providing arts and culture in our community for people of all ages. You can donate by phone, e-transfer, personal cheque, debit, credit card or stock transfers in kind. Simply call our office at 705-435-2828 to find the best donation option for you
WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THE GIBSON CENTRE REVENUE
Programs and Events – 53%
Fundraising and Donations – 29%
Government Funding – 18%

(Approx. percentages, taken from 2017-2018 Financial Statements)