Benefactors of the Federation are individuals, organisations or companies that share the Federation's enthusiasm for the preservation and promotion of circus arts and culture and who donate services, products or funds in furtherance of its objectives.

The Federation warmly thanks:

Brian Boswell's Circus

Brian Boswell’s Circus is South Africa’s own touring circus, providing classical circus in the tradition of the Boswell family since their arrival from England in 1911. Brian Boswell’s Circus provides expertise on matters concerning animal care, training and welfare on an ongoing basis and also has provided a financial donation to support the Federation’s work.

Eastern States Exposition

An annual autumn tradition and the largest fair in the northeast United States, the Eastern States Exposition, also known as “The Big E”, conducted a Silent Auction to raise funds for the Federation and complemented the proceeds with a generous donation.

Feld Entertainment

Producer of The Greatest Show on Earth® and owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Center for Elephant Conservation, Feld Entertainment proudly supports the Federation through the funding of a project aimed at exploring and encouraging the use of objective indicators to measure and ensure animal welfare.

Monte Carlo Festivals

Monte Carlo Festivals, operator of the world's highest circus platform - the Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo, is pleased to support the Federation through the provision of in-kind services and financial support.


Inventor of the praline, Neuhaus has recently added to its collection of fine chocolates a Circus Box containing delectable milk chocolates packaged for children as a game using circus motifs. Neuhaus has generously donated Circus Boxes and other chocolate products to support Federation fundraising.

RAH PR Strategies

A strategic communications consultancy service located in the Washington, DC area, RAH~PR STRATEGIES specializes in corporate communications, public affairs, brand development, message construction, media relations and crisis management for both commercial and non-profit clients. RAH~PR Strategies provides ongoing support to assist the Federation in communicating with the public and media.

Riviera Marriott La Porte de Monaco

Located on France's Cote d'Azur just steps away from the Chapiteau, the Riviera Marriott La Porte de Monaco not only hosts the professional meetings of the circus community in January 2010 but offers an inviting bar and late night refreshments following the Festival competition shows.


Monte-Carlo SBM operates the Principality of Monaco’s most distinctive assets : palaces, hotels, casinos , conference and banqueting rooms, bars and restaurants, spas, as well as cultural and leisure venues. SBM supports the Federation through donations for the annual Silent Auction and hosting a beautiful circus-themed social event for the Federation and circus directors during the Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo.

Sirkus Finlandia

Founded in 1976, Sirkus Finlandia single-handedly established Circus culture and tradition in Finland, offering top quality performances now under the management of the second generation of the Family Jernstrom. Sirkus Finlandia has provided generous financial support to the Federation in support of its mission to raise public awareness about Circus arts and culture.

Ten Second World

A New York based branding company for exclusive corporate clientele, Ten Second World, Inc. has captured beautifully the essence of the Federation in its new tagline: Promoting the Art of Happiness.