support mjf

manchester jazz festival is the city’s longest-running festival and the UK’s leading showcase for contemporary jazz.  

As a not-for-profit charity, manchester jazz festival (mjf) relies on your support, and that of our funders, to bring the very best of our work to life. With your help, mjf can commission more ambitious projects, support more musicians across the North through our talent development programmes and create more performance opportunities on the festival stage and beyond for new and emerging artists.  

How can you support mjf and become a part of the mjf story?

1. Make a donation 

 Whether it’s a one-off donation or a regular donation, we appreciate any support you can give to ensure our festival programme, outreach and talent development programmes are providing young and upcoming musicians the opportunity to flourish and perform on the mjf stage and advance their careers throughout and beyond the UK. 


 2. Become an mjf friend 

For just £35 per year, you can join the mjf friends’ scheme and play an important role in supporting young artists and musicians, as well as support our festival to ensure it’s as accessible and affordable for all. As a thank you for becoming an mjf friend, you’ll receive a range of benefits including: priority booking for the festival tickets each year ahead of general sale, 15% off tickets, an invite to the mjf launch party and special events and ticket offers from partner venues when available.   

 So, what are you waiting for?…  


 3. Become a sponsor 

If you’d like to offer the festival support on a larger scale, we have a range of sponsorship packages available. Depending on your level of interest and support, mjf can offer you: 

Supporting partnerships start from as little as £5000 for stage sponsorship, to £40k for becoming an mjf presenting partner. Click the link below to find out more…