Now more than ever, art can help lift our spirits and support our well-being. Stay connected with the Public Art Centre at home with our online activities, exhibitions and explore your local artists. Visit our Access to Art online art education page for great programs and activities.
The Art Gallery Foundation of St. Thomas and Elgin Endowment (Endowment Fund) was established om 1997 to:
1. Raise and maintain a fund for the benefit of the Art Gallery Foundation (now know as the St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre),
2. Encourage an interest in and appreciation of the objects of STEPAC, and,
3. Provide STEPAC financial assistance.
The endowment fund is a registered Canadian Charity designated by Canada Revenue Agency as a Public Foundation. It trustees are to administer and invest all funds in accordance with the provisions of the Deed of Trust, applicable legislation, and in accordance with agreements made with donors.
There are many ways you can make a contribution:
Cash, Gifts in kind, Gifts of Securities, Bequests by Will, Life Insurance (name STEPAC as the owner of the policy or beneficiary of the policy), Charitable Gift Annuities,
Gifts of registered funds (name STEPAC as beneficiary of RRSP'S RRIF'S or directo porceeds to your estate and provide a gift in you will that will offset taxes), Gifts of residual interest and Charitable Remaininder Trusts.
Chair Don Ferguson
Appointed Secretary Laura Woermke
STEPAC President Suzanne Baehr
To make a donation tot he endowment fund, please use the link below and add endowment to the notes.