Mayworks is a non-profit organization, supported by public funding bodies and the union movement, but we can always use more help. Your support will help the festival operations such as programming and administration. 





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Mayworks is a non-profit organization, supported by public funding bodies and the union movement, but we can always use more help. Your donations will go directly towards funding the festival operations such as programming and administration. We appreciate all donations no matter how big or small!

If you would like to support us by making a financial donation by, you may mail us a cheque or make a payment online.

Mayworks Festival
25 Cecil Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

If you wish make a donation online via Paypal, please click on the ‘Donate’ button below.



Every year, different unions and their locals, businesses servicing unions, and community organizations, place inexpensive ads in the annual Mayworks program guide. Their advertisements reach thousands of labour and community activists, many of whom attend Mayworks events and performances throughout the festival. If you are interested in obtaining more information, please consult the Mayworks Ad Rate Sheet 2017 below and/or email the Festival Fundraiser at fundraiser[at]

Mayworks 2018 Ad Rate Sheet

Receipt of artwork deadline: Wednesday, February 7, 2018




Mayworks gratefully acknowledges the support of the following public funding bodies, unions, and organizations who have contributed to the festival. Your contributions made the 32nd edition of the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts possible!

If you are interested in becoming a Mayworks sponsor, please send an email to admin[at] Alternatively, you may make a donation online via Paypal.


Leader $10,000+



Organizer $5,000 – $9,999



Steward $3,000 – $4,999







Activist $1,000 – $2,999

  • AMAPCEO Ontario’s Professional Employees
  • Canadian Staff Union
  • Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  • Carpenters & Allied Workers Local 27
  • Elementary Teachers of Toronto
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 353
  • Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto
  • OPSEU Region 5
  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation
  • United Steelworkers District 6
  • Steelworkers Toronto Area Council
  • USW Local 1998




Member-at-Large $999 and Under

  • Canadian Labour International Film Festival
  • CUPE Local One
  • CUPE Local 1156
  • CUPE Local 1281
  • CUPE Local 1777
  • CUPE Local 2191
  • CUPE Local 3902
  • CUPE Local 3903
  • CUPE Local 3904
  • CUPE Local 3907
  • CUPE Local 4772
  • CUPW Scarborough Local
  • International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Canada
  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation District 16
  • OPSEU Local 556
  • OPSEU Local 558
  • OPSEU Local 562
  • USW Local 3950
  • USW Local 5296
  • USW Local 5338
  • USW Local 8300
  • USW Local 9197
  • Unifor Local 27C
  • Unifor Local 252
  • Unifor Local 975
  • Unifor Local 1285
  • Unifor Local 1701
  • Unite Here Local 75
  • United May Day Committee


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