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.

Benefits and Recognition

We would be please to discuss any other specific requests about planned giving.  Gifts to support STEPAC can provide significant tax advantages.
You and your financial adviser are invited to contact the Executive Director, Laura Woermke External link opens in new tab or windowemail

What can I give?

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 direct proceeds to your estate and provide a gift in you will that will offset taxes), Gifts of residual interest and Charitable Remainder Trusts.


Chair Dang Ho

Appointed Secretary Laura Woermke

STEPAC President Suzanne Baehr

Kathy Collier

Amy Sloan

Renee Carpenter

Fred Anderson

Meaghan Vreman

To make a donation to the endowment fund, please use the link below and add endowment to the notes.

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