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

Presenting Partners

HarperCollins Penguin Random House Sunshine Coast Credit Union zoom


Sunshine Coast Community Foundation

Corporate Donors

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper

Event Sponsorships 2022

In Kind Support

Apex Printing CentreRoadhouse Kustom MetalSuncoast Woodcrafters Guild

Publishers (Book Donations)

  • Arsenal Pulp Press
  • Douglas & McIntyre
  • Harbour Publishing
  • Nightwood Editions
  • Penguin Random House Canada

We thank our 2022 Festival Donors

Donations received November 1, 2020 to July 20, 2022

Roll of Honour

  • Anonymous
  • Don & Patti Gunning
  • Connie Johnston

Readers Circle

  • Kelly Berry
  • Sahra Hailey
  • Helen Ible
  • Julie Kirkland
  • Anna Nobile
  • Rosalie Norton
  • Andrew Scott
  • Robert & Ellen Smith
  • John & Gail Watson
  • Pamela Whittall

Book Club

  • Sara Asbeek-Brusse
  • Bob & Nancy Benmore
  • Laura Benson
  • Pat Elliott
  • Judi Finch
  • Sara Gerring
  • Amanda Huron
  • Katherine Johnston
  • Bonnie Klein
  • Jan Kotaska
  • Rosella Leslie
  • Dagmar Nunn
  • Nora Osborne
  • Dr. Eric & Bonnie Paetkau
  • Jean Parker
  • Andrew Scott
  • Margaret Taylor

Book Mark

  • Anne & Geoffrey Carr
  • Sara Gerring
  • Pat Hunt
  • Bronwen Payerle
  • Donna Shugar

Legacy of Literacy

Special Thanks

  • Mary and Susan Blockberger
  • Sherryl and Mike Latimer
  • Sharon Brown and Andreas Schroeder
  • Jeanette Morgan
  • St. Hilda’s Anglican Church and our neighbours
  • Boyd Norman, Office Alternatives
  • Marje Umezuki
  • Karen Weissenborn Design