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Our Community of Supporters

ArtStarts in Schools gratefully acknowledges our community of supporters, including individuals, corporate sponsors, foundations and govenment funders who help to ensure that art is an essential part of educating our young people. #artisessential

Your generous support ensures the deliverly of meaningful arts-based programs throughout the province.

Did you know that arts integrated learning helps young people open doors to new ways of seeing the world, new ways of thinking, and new ways of learning. 

*indicates our amazing monthly donors.

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Major Supporters

British Columbia Arts Council
Government of British Columbia
Government of Canada
Vancouver Foundation
2010 Legacies Now
BC Social Venture Partners Foundation
Canada Council for the Arts
Department of Canadian Heritage
BC Community Gaming Grants
City of Vancouver

Up to $25,000

Cherniavsky Junior Club for the Performing Arts Society
Columbia Basin Trust through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance
TELUS Vancouver Community Board
RBC Foundation
Prospera Savings
BPS Wealth Management

Up to $10,000

Manny Padda
Vancity Community Foundation
Creative BC
The Province of British Columbia
City of Vancouver

Up to $5,000

Amyn Nathoo*
Jesse Dodge & Mala Srivatsa*
Larry Achtemichuk*
Linda Louis*
Sarah Ellis*
The Edith Lando Charitable Foundation
The Louis Family

Up to $1,000

Allan Douglas*
Gary Wang*
Leslie Shieh*
Khang Nguyen*
Kiky Kambylis*
Mala Srivasta*
Mia Lok*
Navida Nuraney*
Sam & Patti Gudewill*
Scott Shaw
Telus Employee Charitable Giving
Tom Fijal*
Zoée Montpetit/Queer ASL

$101 to $500

Amanda Burrows*
Amanda Lui
Anne Uebbing
Aslam Bulbulia*
Bill Sangha
Bob Oldfield*
Cameron Minty
Charlotte Ensminger
Chelsea Peters
Christine Ames
Christopher Porter
Dan Bowditch
Dan Cohen*
Daniel Duggan
Edwin Yau*
Emily Beam*
Elfred Matining*
Erik Minty
Fana Soro
Faina & Boris Sichon*
Fares Boulos*
Fred Minty
Gail and Abhyankar
Gregory Kozak (Scrap Arts)
Gregory Pierce
Heather Hoiness
Hubert Chan
Ian Cromwell
Jamie Oliveiro*
Jay Dilley
Jaydeen Williams*
John Firkins
John Veltheer
Kristi Heath
Laura Harries*
Laurie Buckley*
Lucie Wallace*
Luz Alvarado*
Lynda Gerty*
Karen Marler
Keri Pierce
Kim The*
Krista Cameron
Libby Hart*
Lyndy Gerty
Marianne Rev
Mary Beam
Mary Blais*
Michael Mitchell
Nellie Sun*
Nizar Nuraney
Orane Cheung*
Pavan Thind*
Paul McDonald
Rekha Pavanantharajah*
Rosie McLeod - Shannon
Rowena Veylan
Rupinder Sidhu
Shannon Holding
Sharon Connelly
Shiela Carnahan
Simona Martinezguerra*
Stina Brown*
Sukhdev Thind*
Susan Seymour*
Susan Wahlroth
Tejas Madhur*
Thara Vayali*
The Wawanesa Mutal Insurance Company
Theodora Lamb*
Tina Parbhakar*
Val Emberl
Will Stroet*

In Kind

Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
Opus Art Supplies
Raincoast Books
River Market at Westminster Quay
Vincent To Photography
Vancouver Civic Theatres