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Why Support ArtStarts?

All children deserve the right to have exceptional experiences in the arts. Your donation will help us bring creativity into the lives of over 500,000 young people across BC each year. We depend on the generous support of people like you who are passionate about fostering the creativity and imagination of our youth. Join our growing list of donors, partners and sponsors.

Please visit our Canada helps page to make a secure donation.

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Ways to give

Online: Make a secure donation online now
Mail or Fax: Download our Donation form (pdf)
Phone: 1.888.878.7144 or 604-878-7144 ext.7

Monthly online giving
Scheduled monthly giving is an affordable and effective way for you to show your support by spreading out your donations throughout the year. Even the most modest monthly contributions can make a substantial difference over time. Schedule your donation now.

Host a fundraising party or mixer
Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the ArtStarts Gallery for young people is the perfect space to hold your next social mixer or fundraising event. ArtStarts welcomes groups interested in using our vibrant gallery and multipurpose room while raising money for and awareness about the organization. The centre is also available to rent for workshops and meetings. Click here to find out more about rentals.

Contribute fundraising proceeds from your event
ArtStarts welcomes donations on behalf of groups and businesses looking to contribute proceeds from donation drives, auctions and events. We welcome partnerships and enjoy working together to cross-promote your event.

Gifts for the Future
Planned gifts can help you leave a powerful legacy for upcoming generations. Consider making a bequest in your will for a specific sum or a bequest of assets.

Gifts of Stocks
The Federal Government has eliminated capital gains on all gifts of publicly-traded securities to public charities, including ArtStarts and you will receive a tax receipt for the amount of the securities value at the time of the donation.

Donate your time
Our volunteer network is an expanding and vital part of ArtStarts’ daily life. Do you enjoy the visual arts, performing arts and young people? Have talent for event planning or gallery tours? Is fundraising your passion? Take a look at how you can become a volunteer.

Our legal name: The Art Starts in Schools Society
Our address: 808 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A7
Charitable number: 89765 8936 RR0001