Sponsors & Donors

Please note: The list of donors and supporters is updated annually in August.

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

Gov't of 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

Platinum Sponsor

Coast Reporter

Presenting Partners

Coast TV CUPE 391 Penguin Random House Zoom magazine Harbour Air Seaplanes
Canadian Union of Public Employees — BC Division, Local 391


Sunshine Coast Community Foundation

Corporate Donors

  • Investors Group Matching Gift Program

Event Sponsorships 2019

In Kind Support

BC Ferries
Olson Electric Ltd., Sechelt BC
  • Apex Printing Centre
  • Tasters Oil and Vinegars

Publishers (Book Donations)

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

Community Partners

Share There
School District No.46

We thank our 2019 Festival Donors

Roll of Honour

  • Debbie Mealia & Jim Budd
  • Paddy Wales

Readers Circle

  • Bonnie Jackson
  • Trudy Jaskela
  • Connie Johnston
  • Linda & Keith Maxwell
  • Bonnie & Eric Paetkau
  • David Rennie
  • Nicholas Simons
  • Margaret Taylor
  • Rosemary Bates Terry
  • John & Gail Watson

Book Club

  • Anonymous
  • William Black
  • Anne Carr
  • Elaine & Peter Clayden
  • John Corse
  • Halfmoon Bay Bookclub
  • John & Shelley Hilditch
  • Helen Ible
  • Julie Kirkland
  • Sherryl Latimer
  • Karen C. McKenzie
  • Dixie Meagher
  • Susan Phillips
  • Lonnie & Susan Propas

Book Mark

  • Roberts & Janet Bennie
  • Candy Caple
  • Lee Carter & Hollis Johnson
  • Katherine Doyle
  • Sara Gerring
  • Susan Grenville
  • Veda Hotel
  • Isabel Jones
  • Isabelle Pidoux
  • J. M. Speedie
  • Susan Sutherland

Legacy of Literacy

Special Thanks

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