Become the Next Beneficiary


Become the Next Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival Beneficiary!

The Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival would like to partner with yet another charity in our community! We have 19 years of experience working with local charities and have raised in excess of 1.7 million dollars throughout the Festival’s history to help various charitable organizations in the community strengthen the services they provide.

To qualify, your organization has to be a registered charity working on a capital campaign and have volunteers ready to work with Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival to ensure total engagement in the season.

These partnerships with our beneficiaries are enriched by the incredible support of our sponsors, teams, and volunteers who participate in the festival every year.

Take part in an established festival that combines culture, racing and festival into one powerful weekend event!

Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival is now accepting applications for the 2019 season! Apply now by sending a completed application to Application deadline is November 5, 2018.


 SDBF Charity Search   Evaluation Criterion

Applicants will be rated on a scale of 1 to 10 in the following areas.

  • Organization
  • Impact on Community
  • Funds stay in Sudbury
  • Contribution to SDBF
  • Event Team
  • Volunteers
  • Why is SDBF funding critical
Your Pledges

We help promote pledging!
We encourage all team members, supporters and friends of the festival to like our Facebook page to help spread the word and increase pledges.

We also offer two trophies to the top pledgers.

Jade Dragon Trophy

Vale Pledges Trophy

Please note: the registration fee is not eligible for a tax receipt.

Apply Today

Become the Beneficiary, get in the boat and join the fun!

Be the Charity for the 2019 Festival!

Download the SBDF 2019 Charity Application Form