Equity

With your support, we can expand our audience and artist inclusion initiatives while keeping ticket prices accessible for everyone.

‘It was nice to see just so many different points of view, different experiences and different ‘types’ of writers represented.’ – MWF18 Audience Member

We want everyone to be able to enjoy and participate in MWF. Through the support of our donors we are able to ensure that almost a quarter of our festival program is free to attend each year. With your support, we can expand our audience and artist inclusion initiatives while keeping ticket prices accessible for everyone.

Diversity: 80% of audience members agreed that they learned something about someone different to themselves at MWF18.

Connection: 75% of audience members agreed that they connected with other audiences or authors through MWF18.

$200 Support an emerging First Nations writer to appear at a literary festival.
$1,000Ensure everyone can celebrate reading by helping us provide free MWF tickets to those who can’t afford them.
$5,000 Inspire diverse local writers by giving them an opportunity to meet their international literary heroes.
$10,000 Give all Victorians a voice by supporting us to program unique literary events in partnership with diverse communities.
$25,000Ensure MWF is an equitable festival by becoming a Patron.

We invite you to be part of the story.

Donate online, call us on 03 9094 7861, or find out about other payment options.

Melbourne Writers Festival is a not-for-profit organisation with registered charitable and Deductable Gift Recipient status. All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.