MécénAbbaye endowment fund

In 2012, the Abbaye aux Dames created the MécénAbbaye endowment fund for the collection of private funds. With MécénAbbaye, the transparent, secure management of your donation is guaranteed.

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We offer you customised patronage activities that you can undertake as one-offs or for several years.

In exchange for your donation, be it in cash, in-kind or in skills, profit from a number of advantages:

  • link your business to a recognised cultural brand,
  • private soirées in the abbey’s unusual rooms,
  • take part in the highlights of life at the Abbaye aux Dames, cité musicale: concerts, art exhibitions, the Festival de Saintes…
  • organise work sessions in the abbey’s modular spaces,
  • receive invitations and preferential rates for your clients, colleagues and partners.

These advantages can be tailored to your wishes and needs and can represent up to 25% of the amount of your donation.

As an act of patronage, your donation entitles you to a corporate tax deduction equal to 60% its worth, within the limit of 0.5% of turnover, with a possible carry-over of the surplus over five years.

By supporting the Abbaye aux Dames, cité musicale, you are joining a chain of solidarity forged several centuries ago and becoming a privileged cultural actor.

Whether you are a spectator at the Festival de Saintes, a regional inhabitant, merely curious or a music lover, your donation will enable you to show your dedication to the Abbaye aux Dames.

If you make a one-off donation or join the Club de l’Abbaye, you are entitled to an income tax deduction equal to 66% of its worth, in the limit of 20% of taxable income. 

Depending on your donation, you can benefit from a number of advantages, including:

  • priority reservation for the Festival de Saintes,
  • tickets for season concerts or the Festival de Saintes,
  • invitations to the highlights of life at the Abbaye aux Dames,
  • recognition – we will include your name in the list of our patrons on programmes, our website and a selection of communication documents,
  • gatherings with artists and the Abbaye aux Dames team.

If you would like to make a significant gesture and support our cultural and musical momentum, you can support us in the long term, by bequest or through a donation. To find out more about bequests or donations to the MécénAbbaye endowment fund, click here to download the information document or contact us.