Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage and Service Canada. Also thanks to our Presenting Partners, Media Sponsors, Corporate Donors, Event Sponsors and individual sponsors.

How you can contribute

There are many ways in which you can be a part of the Festival. Contact the Festival office for more details.

Government Support

Canada Canadian Heritage

We gratefully acknowledge the financial assistance of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Arts Presentation Fund and the Endowment Incentives Component of the Canada Cultural Investment Fund) and Service Canada (Canada Summer Jobs).

Canada Council for the Arts

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts which last year invested $20 million in writing and publishing through Canada.
Nous remercions de son soutien le Conseil des Arts du Canada, qui a investi 20 million dollars l’an dernier dans les letters et l’édition à travers le Canada.

BC Arts Council

The Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council

District of Sechelt
District of Sechelt

Platinum Sponsor

Coast Reporter

Presenting Partners

Coast TV CUPE 391 Penguin Random House ZOOM Magazine Harbour Air
Canadian Union of Public Employees — BC Division, Local 391

Foundations

Sunshine Coast Community Foundation Access Copyright Foundation

  • The Helpalittle Foundation
  • The Milner Family Fund

Corporate Donors

  • Investors Group Matching Gift Program
  • Attention! Web and Graphic Design

Event Sponsorships 2018

In Kind Support

Olson Electric

  • Apex Printing Centre
  • Gibsons Florist
  • Halfmoon Bay Nursery
  • Rusty Hinge
  • Sunshine Coast Nursery
  • Tasters Oil and Vinegars

Community Partners

Share-there.com School District No.46

We thank our 2018 Festival Donors

Roll of Honour

  • Debbie Mealia & Jim Budd
  • Alain & Nicole Normand
  • Paddy Wales

Readers Circle

  • Jean Bennett & Norma Brow
  • Dianne & Michael Goldberg
  • Sahra Hailey
  • Bonnie Jackson
  • Trudy Jaskela
  • Pamela Lockhart
  • Linda & Keith Maxwell
  • Rose & Bryan Norton
  • Bonnie & Eric Paetkau
  • Vi Roden
  • Bette Thompson

Book Club

  • Judith Allen
  • Bob & Nancy Benmore
  • Arlene Clark
  • Elaine & Peter Clayden
  • Jack & Gail Corse
  • John & Shelley Hilditch
  • Helen Ible
  • Bonnie Jackson
  • Julie Kirkland
  • Janelyn Kotaska
  • Karen MacKenzie
  • Marilyn McKee
  • Dixie Meagher
  • Jude Morrison
  • Lonnie & Susan Propas
  • Marney Qually
  • David & Jeanmarie Rushton
  • Andrew Scott
  • Margaret Talor
  • Rosemary Terry
  • John & Gail Watson

Book Mark

  • Jill Brandon
  • Susan Charlton
  • Katherine Doyle
  • Patricia Elliott
  • Deborah Ferguson
  • Lee Ferguson
  • Joan & Peter Fortier
  • Charlene Jenkins
  • Isabel Jones
  • Julie Kevilovski
  • Isabelle Pidoux
  • Sheila Pope
  • David Roberts
  • Susan Sitter
  • Susan Sutherland
  • Gale Tyler
  • Joan Wagner
  • Eva Wall

Legacy of Literacy Upstarts

We thank the following donors who helped us launch Legacy of Literacy. Thanks to their contributions, our endowment funds grew by $66,000 over the past year.

  • Marisa Alps
  • Kit Artus
  • Jean Bennett & Norma Brow
  • Jill Brandon
  • Susan Bryant
  • Candy Caple
  • Anne & Geoffrey Carr
  • Bette Chadwick
  • Adrienne M. Clark
  • Moira Clement
  • Don & Donna Currie
  • Jane Darling
  • Patricia Elliott
  • Bill & Joyce Foyle
  • Sara Gerring
  • Camilla Gibb
  • Don & Patti Gunning
  • Joan Harvey
  • Margaret Hodgins
  • Wendy Hunt & Chris Staples
  • Helen Ible
  • Janice Iverson
  • Marianne Larsen
  • D. Lewis Contracting
  • Beatrice Marshall
  • Maureen McBeath
  • Dorothy McCallum
  • Debbie Mealia
  • Marilyn Millard
  • Kathy Mulder
  • The Nickle Family Foundation
  • Len Pakulak
  • Sally Quinn
  • Gillian Roberts
  • Vi Roden
  • Sheryl Sacks
  • Maureen & Philip Sawkins
  • Donalda Smith
  • Fern Walker
  • Nattanya Wardel
  • Janice Webb
  • Nancy Webber

We thank the following for their donations of books:

  • Caitlin Press
  • Douglas & McIntyre
  • Harbour Publishing
  • McClelland & Stewart
  • Nightwood Editions
  • Penguin Random House Canada
  • Freehand Books
  • Orca Books

Special Thanks

  • Joan Graham, Rockwood Lodge and Seaside Centre
  • Perry Schmitt and Crew, Parks Department, District of Sechelt
  • St. Hilda’s Anglican Church and our neighbours
  • Teresa Nightingale, Attention Web and Graphic Design
  • Boyd Norman, Office Alternatives
  • Marje Umezuki
  • Karen Weissenborn, Karen Weissenborn Design
  • Sharon Brown and Andreas Schroeder