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Partnerships and Patronage

Supporting La Villette

Philippe Levy

Do you want to get involved in an artistic initiative with a community focus? La Villette offers a rich, varied and multidisciplinary programme. Whether you are an individual, a foundation, a small business or a large company, help support this innovative cultural project.

LA VILLETTE : A CENTRE FOR CREATIVITY AND DIALOGUE

Making culture accessible to all and encouraging artistic experimentation have always been two of La Villette’s central goals.

La Villette is open to its neighbourhood and the city, and seeks to attract a wide range of audiences. It places special importance on all forms of performing arts and creation: circus, film, dance, workshops, theatre and exhibitions.

In addition, La Villette plays an important role with respect to disadvantaged audiences. It organises many educational and outreach activities for school students, social centres, back-to-work organisations, community groups and other structures.

Foundations, companies and SMEs

Working together
Companies who become patrons or sponsors at La Villette are supporting the community. In addition to uniting staff members, they are targeting a receptive audience.

Patronage at La Villette

Naturally, joining forces with La Villette has many benefits in terms of image, visibility, public relations and taxation. However, it is also an opportunity to take part in a mutually enriching experience where both parties actively work together to successfully complete ambitious projects.

TAX BENEFITS

Activities at La Villette can be supported under two separate fiscal regimes. Each regime is based on a very different approach, and creates generous tax deductions for companies.

PATRONAGE

Under the Loi du 1er août 2003 (French Law of 1 August 2013), 60% of all aid is tax deductible if this aid is in the general interest. La Villette is an eligible recipient under this law. The law covers all forms of aid: monetary contributions, goods, services and skills. Benefits received in return must not exceed 25% of the aid provided.

For example: A company donates €5,000.00. The company can deduct 60% of this sum from its taxes. The final cost to the company is therefore €2,000.00.

SPONSORSHIP

The aid can be deducted from the company’s operating costs, as long as its provision was in the company’s direct interest. The law covers all forms of aid: monetary contributions, goods, services and skills.

For example: A company donates €5,000.00. The company can deduct 33% of this sum from its taxable results. The final cost to the company is therefore €3,350.00.

AN SUCCESSFUL PATRONAGE PROJECT

THE VEOLIA FOUNDATION AND THE SEASONAL GARDENS

In supporting the seasonal gardens, the Veolia Foundation is helping to ensure this community-focused environmental project achieves its goals. These include :

  • Creating a resource centre in urban ecology and sustainable development.
  • Helping to build social ties, in particular for disadvantaged or marginalised audiences.

A SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIP

RED BULL AND VILLETTE SONIQUE

Since 2009, Red Bull has partnered the electro-rock festival Villette Sonique, in particular by organising an artistic programme. The Red Bull Music Academy aims to bring together the best of the music industry: artists, composers, performers, DJs and producers.

Individuals
La Villette encourages cultural openness, social diversity and artistic creation. If you do too, help support a project you believe in and enjoy a range of benefits in return. Join forces with La Villette today.

Our Audience

10 MILLION VISITORS
52% UNDER 33 YEARS OF AGE
65% IN PAID EMPLOYMENT
52% WITH HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS
38% WITH POST-GRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS

THANK YOU

SUPPORTING LA VILLETTE

Anyone can be a patron of La Villette and make a specific or general contribution to the park’s project(s). Whether you choose to support the seasonal programme, a particular cultural production, an outreach initiative or a development project, we are here to answer your questions.

GIFTS

When you give money to La Villette, this sum – regardless of its amount – can be deducted from your following year’s income tax bill. This tax deduction is equal to 66% of the gift’s value up to a maximum of 20% of your taxable income.

BEQUESTS

By granting a bequest to La Villette, you are giving part or all of your property by will. Bequests to La Villette are exempt from stamp duty.

TAX BENEFITS

Under the Loi du 1er août 2003 (French Law of 1 August 2003, also known as the Aillagon Law), you receive a tax deduction of 66% of your gift’s value (for payments in cash or in kind) up to a maximum of 20% of your taxable income. Any remaining value can be carried over to tax returns in the five following years.

BENEFITS

Depending on the amount of your gift, you will be invited to take part in major events, unveilings, openings and premieres at La Villette. You will also receive information letters, a Villette card and other benefits.

IT’S ALL THANKS TO YOU

The IADU (Initiatives d'Artistes en Danses Urbaines or artist initiatives in urban dance) programme supports young hip-hop dance creations. This project, launched in 1998 by the Fondation de France and La Villette, receives support from individuals passionate about developing urban cultures.
Visit the IADU website

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