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For over 25 years, the College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts has provided a world-class education to students within our community and around the world.

Building on the vision of our late founder Scott MacAulay, the College now enters into a new era of excellence. We have already raised initial funding of $2,700,000 and designed a modern facility that will provide new opportunities for enhanced learning, culture, and community.

The new Performing Arts Education Centre is equipped to facilitate the growing needs of students, faculty, and programming. Each space is carefully designed to invite hard work, inspire dedication and provide opportunity to o er more programming — and to more students — than ever before.

We invite you, our neighbors, to join us in a combined e ort of public, private and corporate partnership to make this project a reality. Let’s work together and empower generations to come. Let’s work together and build the Performing Arts and Education Centre.

Questions? Call us for more information.

Business Manager
The College of Piping and Performing Arts of Canada
619 Water Street East
Summerside, PEI C1N 4H8

Office: (902) 436-5377
Email: roger.downie@collegeofpiping.com

Charitable Gifts & Donations


“I think the grandest thing is to see little boys and girls learning the dances and music of their heritage. In a world as uncertain as ours, it’s a grand bit of knowledge that this will continue if The College is well funded. When you watch those kids beaming onstage every summer, you can see an endless line of heritage and have a sense of the continuity of generations. It’s comforting. Anywhere else you look today, you see the traditions of the past being ignored.” – Forrest Baker

The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada relies on individuals who share our deep love for the Celtic arts and an appreciation for the role of arts in Canadian society. Like most educational institutions, however, revenue from tuition generates less than 20 percent of our annual operating requirements. Donations and sponsorships, therefore, play a key role in the overall financial viability of The College of Piping.

When you support The College of Piping, your support extends well beyond our campus! As a leader in festival and event management, The College plays an integral role within the arts community by providing performance opportunities to hundreds of emerging and established artists. Only with the support and dedication of people like you, however, can we continue to offer high-quality educational programming, create dynamic new productions and develop opportunities to further the careers of emerging Canadian artists.

Gifts may be restricted or directed towards a discipline or a special project. Every gift counts!

Your gift secures a vibrant artistic future for The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, while providing immediate or deferred tax benefits for you. To make a donation to The College of Piping (R.C.C 12413 8520 RR 0001), please contact us at 1-877-BAG-PIPE or info@collegeofpiping.com.

Donations can be made in memory of our founding director, Scott MacAulay. Cheques made out to The College of Piping can be sent to:

619 Water Street East
Summerside, PE
C1N 4H8

Endowment Fund

In order to ensure that The College of Piping maintains its high standards and remains at the leading edge of instruction and program diversity, we need a predictable source of funding outside of tuition and performance revenues. In the short term, The College of Piping has set a goal of raising $250,000 annually. To reach this goal, we have established an Endowment Fund, in the hopes that it will become a long-term, secure source of funding. In order to conservatively generate $250,000 in annual interest, however, the Fund will have to reach $5 million.

Consider making a contribution to the Endowment Fund, perhaps as a tribute gift. Tribute gifts are a great way for you to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, or to honour the memory of a loved one. When you make a gift, The College of Piping sends out a card on your behalf and if you wish, we can include your own special message. An official receipt for income tax purposes will be issued to you, the donor.