Nicol - Brown Amateur Invitational

Be a Patron of the Arts!

The Nicol-Brown Chalice, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We depend on the donations of individuals and organizations who make it a priority to encourage Amateur pipers.

We accept donations in any amount, and many of our donors give $25 to help with our expenses. All donors will be listed in our next program, and memorial donations are very welcome.

Anyone who gives at least $250 may place an ad in the program. We ask for a $500 donation for a half-page ad, or $1000 for a full-page ad.
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Mail a check in US dollars.

If you’d like to mail a donation of any size, please make your check in US dollars payable to “Nicol-Brown Chalice, Inc.” and send it to:

Barb McCarthy
5 Ascot Circle, Apt. 9
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(tel: 518-321-5597)

Give to the Nicol-Brown through the United Way.

When you make your choice of United Way contributions, consider designating the Nicol-Brown Chalice as one of your recipients. As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Nicol-Brown Chalice Competition is eligible to receive United Way contributions. What better way to support piping and the future of this great music?

Simply designate "Nicol-Brown Chalice" code: 26-1519200 on your pledge form along with the amount of your donation.

Nicol-Brown Chalice
Code: 26-1519200
5 Ascot Circle, Apt. 9
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
tel: 518-321-5597