Our Donors

We give our heartfelt thanks to all our donors for their loyal and generous support.

Chair’s Circle

Supports one iconic Belvoir production each year:


Patty Akopiantz & Justin Punch, Sophie & Stephen Allen, The Balnaves Foundation, Jessica Block, Catherine & Philip Brenner, Anne Britton, Jillian Broadbent AO, Andrew Cameron AM & Cathy Cameron, Roger Feletto, David Gonski AC & Associate Professor Orli Wargon OAM, Sarah Henry and Charlotte Peterswald, Anita Jacoby, Matthew & Veronica Latham, Ian Learmonth & Julia Pincus, Helen Lynch & Helen Bauer, Frank Macindoe, Nelson Meers AO & Carole Meers, Sam Meers AO & Richard Kuo, Catriona Mordant & Simon Mordant AM, Kerr Neilson, Cathie & Paul Oppenheim, Susanna & Matthew Press, Andrew & Andrea Roberts, Sherry-Hogan Foundation, Rob Thomas AM, Mark & Jacqueline Warburton, WeirAnderson Foundation, Kim Williams AM & Catherine Dovey, Peter Wilson & James Emmett, Cathy Yuncken

Creative Development Fund

Contributors make a significant financial investment in Belvoir’s creative development:


Patty Akopiantz & Justin Punch, Sophie & Stephen Allen, Anne Britton, Andrew Cameron AM & Cathy Cameron, Anita Jacoby, Helen Lynch AM & Helen Bauer, Frank Macindoe, Cecilia Ritchie, Sherry-Hogan Foundation, Shemara Wikramanayake & Ed Gilmartin, Kim Williams AM & Catherine Dovey, Cathy Yuncken

$5,000 – $9,999

Jill & Richard Berry,  Hartley Cook, Sue Donnelly & Michael Martin, Gail Hambly, Louise Herron AM & Clark Butler, Peter & Rosemary Ingle, Don & Leslie Parsonage, Dan & Jackie Phillips, Doc Ross Family Foundation, Victoria Taylor

$2,000 – $4,999

Neil Armfield AO, Justin Butterworth, Anne & Michael Coleman, Victoria Holthouse, Richard & Heather & Rachel Rasker, Penelope Seidler AM

$500 – $1,999

Robert Crossman, Richard Evans, Ross McLean & Fiona Beith, Louise & Michael Nettleton, Angela Pearman, Steve & Belinda Rankine, Sally & Jonathon Rourke, Penny Ward

B Keepers

Our B Keepers play a vital role within the company. B Keepers are a unique group of individuals whose financial support, often over many years, is a reflection of their passion for and commitment to Belvoir. Income received from B Keepers underpins all of our activities.


Robert & Libby Albert, Ellen Borda, Louise Christie, Constructability Recruitment, Marion Heathcote & Brian Burfitt, Bruce Meagher & Greg Waters, Don & Leslie Parsonage, Jann Skinner

$3,000 – $4,999

Anonymous (1), Suzanne & Michael Daniel, Tom Dent, Bob & Chris Ernst, Firehold Pty.Ltd., David & Kathryn Groves, Judge Joe Harman, Michael Hobbs OAM, Colleen Kane, Tony Maxwell & Robyn Godlee, Chantal & Greg Roger, Andrew & Lesley Rosenberg, Peter & Jan Shuttleworth, Merilyn Sleigh & Raoul de Ferranti, Patricia Wong

$2,000 – $2,999

Antoinette Albert, Claire Armstrong & John Sharpe, Max Bonnell, Charlene & Graham Bradley AM, Jillian Broadbent AO, Chris Brown, Jan Burnswoods, Jan Chapman AO & Stephen O’Rourke, Danny & Kathleen Gilbert, Cary & Rob Gillespie, Sophie Guest, Peter Graves, David Haertsch, John Head, Libby Higgin, Jennifer Ledgar & Bob Lim, Professor Elizabeth More AM, Dr David Nguyen, Timothy & Eva Pascoe, Richard & Heather & Rachel Rasker, Michael Rose, David & Emma Scambler, Ann Sherry AO, Judy Thomson

$1,000 – $1,999

Anonymous (3), Cherry & Peter Best, Allen & Julie Blewitt, Jake Blundell, Mary Jo & Lloyd Capps, Annabel Crabb & Jeremy Storer, Lisa Hamilton & Rob White, Wendy & Andrew Hamlin, Avril Jeans, Kevin & Rosemarie Jeffers-Palmer, Margaret Johnston, A. LeMarchant, Ross McLean & Fiona Beth, Stephanie Lee, Atul Lele, Hilary Linstead, Louise McBride, , Cajetan Mula (Honorary Member), K Nomchong SC, Jacqueline & Michael Palmer, Greeba Pritchard, Alex Oonagh Redmond, Richmond Sisters, David Round, Jennifer Smith, Chris & Bea Sochan, Camilla & Andrew Strang, Sue Thomson, Alese Watson, Paul & Jennifer Winch

The Group

The Group is a collective of like-minded women who are dedicated to supporting the great old craft of storytelling on stage.


Patty Akopiantz, Catherine Brenner, Jillian Broadbent AO, Margaret Butler, Sally Cousens, Kate Donnelly, Holly Kramer, Robin Low, Sam Meers AO, Sarah Meers, Naomi O’Brien, Cecilia Ritchie, Katriina Tahka, Cathy Yuncken

Education Donors

Provide opportunities for young people throughout NSW to access our work.


Doc Ross Family Foundation, Heather Doig & Rob Koczkar, Kimberly & Angus Holden, Susie Kelly, Ian Learmonth & Julia Pincus, Nelson Meers Foundation, Rob Thomas AM

$5,000 – $9,999

Patty Akopiantz & Justin Punch, Ari & Lisa Droga, Veronica & Matthew Latham, Louise Mitchell & Peter Pether

$2,000 – $4,999

Anonymous (1), Andrew Cameron AM & Cathy Cameron, Estate of the late Angelo Comino, Rowena Danziger AM & Ken Coles AM, John B Fairfax AO & Libby Fairfax, Kiera Grant & Mark Tallis, Julie Hannaford, Judge Joe Harman, David Jonas & Desmon Du Plessis, Dan & Jackie Phillips

$500- $1,999

Anonymous (8), Len & Nita Armfield, Nicola Atkinson, AB, Ian Bennett, Brand New You, Dr Dee de Bruyn, Jessica Block, Andrew Bullock, John Campbell, Sue Capon, Denise & Robert Dunn, Joanna Elliot & David Ryan, Bob & Chris Ernst, Susan Gabriel, Geoffrey & Patricia Gemmell, Linda Herd, Dorothy Hoddinott AO, Sue Hyde, Peter & Rosemary Ingle, Ruth Layton, Jennifer Ledgar & Bob Lim, Christopher Matthies, Ruth Nicholas, Patricia Novikoff, Nicole Philps, Polese Family, Richard, Heather & Rachel Rasker, Angela Raymond, Ruth Ritchie, Stephen & Christy Roberts, Julianne Schultz, Margie Seale, Peter & Janet Shuttleworth, Rob Sindel, Chris & Bea Sochan, Dr Titia Sprague, Cheri Stevenson, Daniela Torsh, Catherine West & Julian Fouter, Ali Yeldham & Angus Hudson, Jason Yetton & Jo Lam, Ross Younsman & Veronica Espaliat

The Hive

A collective of like-minded, young philanthropists supporting Belvoir’s creativity.


Elizabeth Allen & David Langley, Anthony & Elly Baxter, Aaron Beach & Deborah Brown, Nathan & Yael Bennett, Justin Butterworth, Dan & Emma Chesterman, Este Darin-Cooper & Chris Burgess, Joanna Davidson & Julian Leeser, Tracey Driver, Piers Grove, Ruth Higgins & Tamson Pietsch, Hannah Roache & Luke Turner, Chris Smith, Peter Wilson & James Emmett

General Donors

Provide valuable support to the projects most in need throughout the year.


Anonymous (1), Andrew Cameron AM & Cathy Cameron, Ross Littlewood & Alexandra Curtin

$2,000 – $4,999

Anonymous (2), Samantha Acret, Bill Hawker, Timothy & Eva Pascoe, Louisa Ward, Lynne Watkins & Nicolas Harding

$500 – $1,999

Anonymous (9), Annette Adair, Victor Baskir, Baiba Berzins, Christine Bishop, Keith Bradley AM, Maxine Brenner, Anne Britton, Robert Burns, Cadmium Property, Colleen & Michael Chesterman, Darren Cook, Tim & Bryony Cox, Jane Diamond, Jane Mary Eagger, Anton Enus, Gillian Fenton, Sandra Ferman, Tim Gerrard, Verity Goitein, Peter Gray, Priscilla Guest, Jill Hawker, Grania Hickley, Ruth Higgins, Elaine Hiley, Dorothy Hoddinott AO, Robert Kidd, Cheryl L, Connie Liu, Elizabeth & Richard Longes, Lisa Manchur, Genie Melone, Irene Miller, Peter Mitchell, Patricia Novikoff, Judy & Geoff Patterson, Christine Pender, Susan Pugh, David & Jill Pumphrey, Kim Rosser, Bernard Ryan & Michael Rowe, Leigh Rae Sanderson, Elfriede Sangkuhl, Rachel Scanlon, Chris & Bea Sochan, Andrea Socratous, Paul Stein, Leslie Stern, Mike Thompson, Tom Tilley, Helen Trinca, Suzanne & Ross Tzannes AM, Louise & Steve Verrier, Chris Vik & Chelsea Albert, Sarah Walters, Elizabeth Webby AM, Richard Willis, Brian & Trish Wright, Carolyn Wright

Belvoir is very grateful to accept all donations. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Please note: this list is updated regularly.  

Life Members & Special Thanks

Our Life Members
All have made outstanding contributions to Belvoir over more than thirty years. They have changed the course of the company and are now ingrained in its fabric

Neil Armfield AO, Neil Balnaves AO, Andrew Cameron AM, David Gonski AC, Rachel Healy, Louise Herron AM, Sue Hill, Geoffrey Rush AC, Orli Wargon OAM and Chris Westwood.

Special thanks
We would like to acknowledge Cajetan Mula, Len Armfield, Geoffrey Scharer and Jann Kohlman. They will always be remembered for their generosity to Belvoir.

These people and foundations supported the redevelopment of Belvoir Street Theatre and purchase of our warehouse.
Andrew & Cathy Cameron (refurbishment of theatre & warehouse)
Russell Crowe (redevelopment of theatre)
The Gonski Foundation & The Nelson Meers Foundation (Gonski Meers Foyer)
Andrew & Wendy Hamlin (Executive Director’s office)
Hal Herron (The Hal Bar)
Geoffrey Rush (redevelopment of theatre)
Fred Street AM (Upstairs Dressing Room)

Contact Details

If you would like to make a donation or would like further information about any of our donor programs please contact:

Development team
(02) 8396 6209
[email protected]