Supporters of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

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Through their generosity and investment, donors, sponsors, and other supporters of Banff Centre enrich many aspects of the Banff Centre experience. Their contributions support talented artists and leaders who will continue to inspire others in their communities and beyond. In addition to the names listed below, Banff Centre expresses appreciation to the many other donors, supporters, and volunteers whose contribution to the achievement of the Centre's goals has been invaluable.

Lifetime Supporters

In recognition of donors and supporters who have contributed $100,000 or more to Banff Centre cumulatively as of March 31, 2015. Amounts represent actual funds received and do not include pledge amounts committed that are receivable in future years.


$10 Million+

The Kahanoff Foundation †


$1 Million - $4,999,999

Corporate

Enbridge Inc.
Husky Energy Inc.
Nexen Energy ULC
RBC Royal Bank
Shaw Communications Inc.
Shell Canada Limited
Foundation
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
The Jarislowsky Foundation
Max Bell Foundation
Suncor Energy Foundation
Anonymous (2)
  
Individual
 
Edwards Family
Yolande* and Howard* Freeze
Estate of Dorothy Jean Harvie
Glen and Ann Sather and Family
 
Organization/Association

National Geographic Society
Rural Alberta Development Fund †


$500,000 - $999,999

Corporate

Autodesk
BMO Financial Group
Cenovus Energy Inc.
CIBC
Encana Corporation
Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life
Imperial Oil
Maclab Enterprises
The North Face
Power Corporation of Canada
Rogers Communications 
Talisman Energy Inc.
TD Bank Group
TELUS
TransAlta Corporation
TransCanada Corporation

Foundation

The Bumper Foundation
David Spencer Endowment Encouragement Fund
Eldon and Anne Foote Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation

Individual

Margaret and Jim Fleck
Margaret and David Fountain
Barbara C. Poole* and John Poole*, OC and Family
Alison Rice*
Vladimir and Yachiyo Wolodarsky


$250,000 - $499,999

Corporate

Banff Airporter Inc.
Chevron Canada Limited
Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada Company
ConocoPhillips Canada
Deuter
The Globe and Mail
Gulf Canada Resources Limited
Investors Group
Lafarge
Lake Louise Ski Resort
Nabisco Brands Ltd.
New Balance
Nortel Networks Corporation †
Outdoor Research
Patagonia
PCL Construction Group Inc.
Pengrowth Energy Corporation
Petzl
Scotiabank
Sun Life Financial Canada

Foundation

The Calgary Flames Foundation
Carolyn Sifton Foundation
The Nat Christie Foundation

Individual

Christine and David Anderson
Peter and Sheila Bentley
Andrea Brussa
Cyril and Elizabeth Challice
Peter Crockford
Jackie Flanagan
Susan Glass and Arni Thorsteinson
Jamie and Brenda Mackie
Joan and Marshall Williams
Estate of Evelyn Wood
Anonymous (1)


$100,000 - $249,999

Corporate

Alliance Pipeline
AMEX Canada Inc.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation †
ARC Resources Ltd.
B&E Electronics Ltd.
Bird Construction Company Limited
Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP
Brewster Travel Canada
Calgary Herald
Canada House Gallery
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Canadian North
Canadian Pacific Limited
Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO Company
Cavendish Investing Ltd.
CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer Adventures
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Cushe Footwear
Dentons-Canada
Devon Canada Corporation
Diana Paul Galleries
EPCOR
Genstar Development Company
House of Persian Rugs
J. Vair Anderson Jewellers
James Richardson and Sons Limited
KERN Partners Ltd.
Kicking Horse Coffee
Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited
Luscar Ltd.
Masters Gallery Ltd.
MEC – Mountain Equipment Co-op
Molson Coors Canada
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont
National Bank
NBCUniversal
NOVA Chemicals Ltd.
Pengrowth Management Ltd.
Petro-Canada
Rolex Canada Ltd.
Rozsa Petroleum Ltd.
Sidley Austin LLP
Spectra Energy
St. Joseph Communications
Teck Resources Limited
Trimac Transportation Services
Union Pacific Resources Inc. †
Weyerhaeuser
World Expeditions
Xerox Canada Ltd.
Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
Anonymous (1)

Foundation

The 1988 Foundation c/o Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation
Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation
Appel Family Foundation
Asper Foundation
The Cadmus Fund at The Calgary Foundation
The Clifford E. Lee Foundation
Nickle Family Foundation
R. Howard Webster Foundation
Sir Jack Lyons Charitable Trust
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
William and Nona Heaslip Foundation
Anonymous (1)

Individual

The Belzberg Family
Adriana and Stephan Benediktson
Children of Sheila and Peter Bentley
Linda Black, QC and Doug Black, QC
Alice Chan and Chen Fong
Estate of Frederick Louis Crosby
Michael B.C. Davies*
In Memory of Ilona Diener
Jim Dinning and Evelyn Main
Bryce and Nicki Douglas
Chris and Mary Fong
Frances Harley and Raul Urtasun
Dick and Lois Haskayne
Rebecca Hotchkiss and Harley Hotchkiss*, CC and The Hotchkiss Family Foundation
Donald K. Johnson and Anna McCowan-Johnson
Michael M. and Sonja Koerner
Jeff Kovitz, QC
Maria Kun
John and Sheilagh Langille
Peggy and David Leighton, OC
Jens Lindemann
Jeanne and Peter* Lougheed
Estate of Jean MacQueen
Allan Markin, OC
F. Richard Matthews*, QC
Vickie and Russell McKinnon, QC
Estate of Ruby Mercer
Estate of Carlyle Norman
Janice and Earle O'Born
Aldo and Elizabeth Parisot
Jim and Sandra Pitblado
Frances Alan Plaunt
Bryan Price
Robyn and Gord Ritchie
Evalina Schmidtke
Toshimi and William Sembo
Carolyn* and David Tavender, QC
Kim and Jeff van Steenbergen
Sheila Wappel-McLean and Brent McLean
Jan and Adam Waterous
Catharine Whyte*
Leonora Woods* in memory of Lt.-Col. J.H. Woods

Organization/Association

Alpine Club of Canada
Calgary Philharmonic Players Association
Siksika First Nation Development Fund

Undisclosed Amount

Alice Schultz
Betty Schultz
BP Canada Energy Group ULC

James S. Kinnear and Friends

2016 - 2017 Supporters

In recognition of donors and supporters who contributed to Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017. Amounts represent actual funds received and do not include pledge amounts committed that are receivable in future years.

$1 million +


Foundation

Suncor Energy Foundation

$500,000 - $999,999


Individual

Rosetta* and Mario* Stella

$250,000 - $499,999


Corporate

Husky Energy Inc.
Pattison Outdoor Advertising
RBC Royal Bank

Individual

Bobbye Ruth* and Dewitt L. Potter* 

$100,000 - $249,999


Corporate

Corus Entertainment Inc.
The Globe and Mail
The North Face
Shell Canada Limited
TD Bank Group
Foundation
David Spencer Endowment Encouragement Fund
The Slaight Family Foundation
Anonymous

Individual

Christine and David Anderson
Edwards Family
Kim and Jeff van Steenbergen
Organization/Association
National Geographic Society

$50,000 - $99,999


Corporate

Azimuth Capital Management
Bergans of Norway
Calgary Herald
Chevron Canada Limited
Clif Bar and Company 
Parkland Fuel Corporation
Power Corporation of Canada
Progress Energy Canada Ltd.
Shaw Communications Inc.
Foundation
Calgary Foundation
Sir Jack Lyons Charitable Trust

Individual

Buck Braund
Pat and Connie Carlson
Margaret and Jim Fleck
Sandra and Ernie Green

$30,000 - $49,999


Corporate

Banff and Lake Louise Tourism
Canadian North
Deuter
Enbridge Inc.
Kun Shoulder Rest Inc.
Mammut
Masters Gallery Ltd.
Mountain House
OneWest Event Design
TransAlta Corporation
Treksta
World Expeditions 
Foundation
Harrison McCain Foundation and the Hnatyshyn Foundation
The Walrus

Individual

Chris and Mary Fong
John and Sheilagh Langille
Brent McLean and Sheila Wappel-McLean
Robyn and Gord Ritchie

$20,000 - $29,999


Corporate

B&E Electronics Ltd.
Banff Airporter Inc.
Big Rock Brewery
CBN Commercial Solutions
Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada Company
ConocoPhillips Canada
Imperial Oil
Investors Group
Kicking Horse Coffee Company
Lake Louise Ski Resort and Summer Gondola
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont
MSR - Mountain Safety Research
Petzl
Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
Foundation
The 1988 Foundation c/o Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation
Anonymous

Individual

Michael and Heather Culbert
Jim Davidson and Anne Clarke
Simone Desilets
Frances Harley and Raul Urtasun
Dick and Lois Haskayne
Estate of Adam S. Hedinger
Rebecca and Harley* Hotchkiss and The Hotchkiss Family Foundation
Viviane and Jay Mehr
Rick and Brune Sinneave

$10,000 - $19,999


Corporate

Amazon
BBC Music Magazine
Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP Boréale
Explorers
The Camera Store
Canada House Gallery
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
CBC/Radio-Canada
The Globe and Mail and Thomson Reuters
Google InCorporated 
Icebreaker Merino Wool Clothing
KPMB Architects
Loch Gallery
Maclab Enterprises
Mawer Investment Management
MEC
Nikon Canada
Oboz Footwear
Seven Generations Energy Ltd.
Yeti Coolers
Foundation
Canadian Art Foundation
Flair Foundation
The Palmer Family Foundation

Individual

Christine Armstrong and Irfhan Rawji
Irene M. Bakker
Estate of George Brough
Edna and Richard Cushman
Jan and Larry Fichtner
Rick and Julie George
Gary and Terry Guidry
Glenda Hess
Elmer Hildebrand - Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.
W. Edwin Jarmain 
Susan and Robert Larson
Jens Lindemann, CM
David S. Lyons
Gay Mitchell and Archie McIntosh
Alan Murdock
Howard and Maryam R. Newman
Toshimi and William Sembo
Dennis R. Shuler
Margaret Southern
Roger and Jane Thomas
Donald and Kim Wheaton
In honour of R.S. Williams and Sons Company
Vladimir and Yachiyo Wolodarsky
Organization/Association
Alpine Club of Canada

$6,000 - $9,999


Corporate

BUFF
Helly Hansen Leisure Canada Inc.
Osprey Packs
Paul Hardy Design 
Foundation
The Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation
Catell Family Fund, an advised fund of Brooklyn Community Foundation

Individual

Alfred and Phyllis Balm
Tim Faithfull and Christine Taylor
David and Janice Gardner
Trevor and Cindy Gardner
Joanne Hill and Lawrence Hill
Andy Kenins and Heather Kaine
Douglas Knight and Shelley Ambrose
Nancy Lever and Alex Pochmursky
Jamie and Brenda Mackie
William MacLachlan and Inga Gusarova
Alan and Geri Moon
Weida and Ken Murphy
H. Neil Nichols
Judy and Gordon Paterson
Rob and Patricia Peabody
Janice Price and Ian Findlay
Kathleen and Richard Sendall
Shirley and Greg Turnbull
David Weyant and Charlene Anderson
William Williams
Stephen Willis
Nancy and Andrew Wiswell 

$1,000 - $5,999


Corporate

ARC Resources Ltd.
Barry Shaw Entertainment Inc.
Blachford Lake Lodge and Conference Resort
Blu's
Brewster Travel Canada
The Cookbook Co. Cooks
CTV's The Social & CTV's The Marilyn Denis Show
Dan Sparks and Associates
Delta Bow Valley and Delta Lodge at Kananaskis
Dentons-Canada
Fjällräven North America
Gerry Thomas Gallery
Gibson Fine Art
Groupe Germain Hotels
The Hive Gallery
Hughes Fine Art
Julbo
Lake O'Hara Lodge
Barbara La Pointe of Michelangelo Gallery
Lululemon Athletica
Mayberry Fine Art
Mountain Life Media Inc.
Mt. Norquay Ski Resort
Newsquest Specialist Media Ltd. 
Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art
Nordstrom
Norseman Outdoor Specialist
Pioneer Developments Ltd.
Post Hotel and Spa
RGO Products Ltd.
Sante Spa in Hotel le Germain
Sea and Summit
Sherpa Adventure Gear
Ski Banff Lake Louise Sunshine
Slate Fine Art Gallery
Strings Magazine
Susan Kun Jewellery Design
TELUS
Van Ginkel Art Gallery
Vasque
Yamnuska Mountain Adventures
Foundation
Amber Webb-Bowerman Memorial Foundation
Birks Family Foundation
Dutch Foundation for Literature
Harry and Martha Cohen Foundation
Hicks Memorial Fund at Calgary Foundation
Jackman Foundation
Linda Frum and Howard Sokolowski Charitable Foundation
Mactaggart Third Fund 
Pamela Grigg Charitable Fund at Calgary Foundation Peter and
Dorothea Macdonnell Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation
Shaftel Family Foundation Inc.
The Smith Vanstokkom Foundation
Tim Hortons Advertising and Promotion Fund (Canada) Inc.
Virginia Middleberg Fund at Calgary Foundation
William and Nona Heaslip Foundation
Anonymous (2)

Individual

Jack and Jeanne Agrios
Don and Laura Althoff
Fernando Alvarez
Ken Anderson
Gail Andrew and Richard Haagsma
Gail Asper and Michael Paterson
Bakstad Stone Family
Kyle Beal and Douglas Udell Gallery
Al and Nancy Bellstedt
Jenny and Hy* Belzberg
Stephan Benediktson and Family
Bruce and Carol Bentley
Dale and Jane Birdsell
Wayne and Janice Bossert
Richard Bremner and Clare Jarman
Karen and Robert Brown 
Sean Brown
Andrea Brussa
Ian and Wendy Bryden
Melanie Busby and Goldie Edworthy
Jack Chetner
Michael Code
Keith and Sandra Comrie
Chris Cran
Allan and Margaret Crosbie
Maria David-Evans
Janice and Ben Davis
Linda and Owen De Bathe
Cindy Delpart
George Dembroski
Benoit Deshayes and Murielle Blanchet
In Memory of Ilona Diener
Peter and Susan Ditchburn
Francesca Dobbyn
Glen Edwards
Robert Espey
Bill and Ruby Fisher
Elaine and Murray Frame
Ian and Judy Griffin
Tia Halliday
Paul Hardy
Eric Harvie
Ross and Nancy Hayes 
Christopher Head
Debra and Brian Heald
Barry Heck and Beth Reimer-Heck
Liz and Wayne Henuset
Dale and Merleen Hodgson
Sandra Morrison and Joe Horton
Larry and Carolyn Hursh
Evaleen Jaager Roy
Colin Jackson and Arlene Strom
Donald K. Johnson and Anna McCowan-Johnson
Johnston Family
Jolliffe and Godlonton Families
Michael Jolliffe and Kelly Legris
Cathy Johnson
Nicholas and Sarah Jones
Vernon and Barbara Jones
Kevin Kanashiro and Paul Kuhn Gallery
Maureen and Joe Katchen
Marty Kaufman represented by Circa Vintage Art Glass
Joyce and David Keith
Rob and Jennifer King
Jeff Kovitz and Micheline Maylor
Terrance Kutryk
Judith LaRocque
Debra and Darrell Law
Tricia Leadbeater
Doug and Maree Leighton
Peggy and David Leighton, OC 
Blaine and Carmen Lennox
D'Arcy Levesque
Stephen Livergant and Glenda Campbell
Satwant Lota
Mary and Stephen Lougheed
Brian MacDonald
Kim and Linda Mackenzie
Letha J. MacLachlan, QC and John Ridge
Stan and Ellen Magidson
Gerald and Anna Maier
Norman and Sandra Marenych
John McCall
Dean McElhinney
Trina McQueen
Kevin and Dore Meyers
Arliss Miller
Ken Mills and Michelle Christopher
Jack and Anne Mirtle
David Miyauchi and Mary MacRae
Emily Molnar and Cornelius Verburg
J. Sherrold and Patricia Moore
Angela Morgan
Patricia and Norbert Morgenstern
James and Janice Morton
John Myer
Derek and Sherri Neldner
Pascale Ouellet aka Bigoudi
Lynn and Bobbie Patrick 
Doug and Carmen Pearce
Barbara and Eric Pelham
Bryan Price and Christine Choi
Sean William Randall
Lynda Reeves and Michel Zelnik
David and Linda Richards
Rolston Family
Don and Eleanor Seaman
Herb O. Sellin
Clarice Evans Siebens
Cody and Bernadette Slater
Margot and Darren Smart
Lawrence Smith and Catherine McCunn
The Stollery Family
Janice Tanton
Susan Targett
David Tavender, QC
Annette Toro and Tom Budd
Henry and Sharon van der Sloot
Jackson and Tracy von der Ohe
Wendy Wacko
Scott Walker
Jan and Adam Waterous
Tim Watson and Patricia D'Agostini
Barry Weiss
John Whelen
Hendrik and Cidnee Wind 
Anonymous (7)
Organization/Association
Association of Canadian Mountain Guides
NOLS – National Outdoor Leadership School
University of Alberta Canadian Mountain Studies Initiative
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Under $1,000

Corporate
Aquabatics Calgary Ltd.
Avenue Calgary Magazine
Banff Hospitality Collective
Banff Lodging Company
Bellstar Hotels and Resorts
Great Big Canvas
Ignite Dance Studios Inc.
Kit Interior Objects
Lulu B Designs
Miko Photography
Nature in Focus Hiking Co.
One Wellness and Spa
Owl's Nest Books and Anonymous
Patagonia
Red Art Gallery
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
Rodney's Oyster House
Rubaiyat
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Stewart Creek Golf and Country Club
Stuff
Twigs and Company
Wallace Galleries Ltd. 
Wickaninnish Inn
Willock and Sax Gallery
Wilson Mountain Sports
Anonymous (117)
Foundation
Cameron Thompson Memorial Fund at Community Foundation
 for Kingston and Area
Steve J. Swenson and Ann L. Dalton Charitable Gift Fund
Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation
Individual
Robert and Marion Aitken
Julie Anderton
Ana Araujo and Duncan Highsmith
Stephanie Ballard
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Staff
Michael Bank
Mary Lou Banks
Alvin and Diana Baragar
Adam Beach
Alan Bernstein and JoAnn Breitman
Kelly Blackshaw
Natasha Bood
Peter Brandon
Majorie and Walter Brodowski
Karen Brumelle
Peter Buzogány
Bruce Byford
Bob Cable
Brian Calliou
Ken and Alicia Campbell
Marc A. Carnes and Christy Holtby
Vincent Chahley
Jason Chaney and Natasha Wittke
Darren and Kristen Chen
Donna Christensen
Christine Klassen Gallery 
Stephanie Cleary
Heather Clitheroe
W.A. Cochrane and Family
Colleen Collins
Meaghan Connell
David Cooke
Lisa Cooke
Judy and Herman Cooper
Joyce and Craig Copelan
Robin Corey
Donna Daniluck
Cheryl Dereniwski
Beverley Diamond
Patti Dibski
Linda and Gerald Dickey
Howard Dillon and Nell Dillon-Emers
W. Colleen Dixson
Sarah Dolan
Alan Dornian
Bill Fawcett
Beno Ferreira
Barbara and Larry Fish
Jill Fitz Hirschbold
Allison Gagnon
Ina Gordon
Janet Griesdale
Neal Gripp
Murray Hanna and Janice Tye
Ila and Barry Hardin
Royle Harris
Paul and Sandra Hellyer
Peter Herrndorf and Eva Czigler
Kameko Higa
Tamara Himmelspach
Dale and Chari Hohm
Ron Holdsworth and Constance Hunt
Jean and Owen Holmes
Marlene and Wayne Holst
Jim and Gloria Honeyman
Alex and Steve Howell
Elizabeth Hunter 
Carrol Jacques and Bob Loov
Audrey Jahraus
Priscilla Janes
Daiva Jocius
Beverly Johnson
Barbara Johnston
Craig and Valerie Johnstone
Terry Juzak
Valerie and Clarence Kapay
Keith Keers
Ann and Edward Kerwin
Margot and David Kitchen
Taryn Klassen
Patricia Klinck
Wendy Kunsman
Nigel Kuzemko
Craig Learmont
Leclerc-Neve Family
Amanda Leduc
Ava Lee
Pat Lee and Jim Zaback
Joan and Philip Leighton
Theresa Leonard
Robert Lesoway
Emily and Edward Leung
Rebecca Levant
Doris Livingstone
Susan Low-Beer
MacDonald Family
Ian and Dorothy MacDonald
In Memory of Ray Machalinski
Yvonne and Doug Machuk
Robert MacNeill
Andrew MacNiven and Sarah Black
Jeffrey Madsen
Mimmo Maiolo
Terry Manning
Kat Marks
Charles Mason
Rick and Janet Matthews
M. Ann McCaig 
Carol Mentanko
Steven Mercer
Ken Millar
Katharine Mills
In Memory of Joan Milton
Jennifer and Torval Mork
David Morrison
Helen Mott
Gordon Mowat
Marilyn Murphy
Suzanne and John Musgrove
Musk Ox Defense Formation
Ray Nadeau
Nick Nissley and Elise Ballinger
Candice Noakes
Shannon Norberg
Brian Norford and Diana Paul
Nancy Oke
Esther Ondrack
Richard and Inge Page
Annalise Patterson
Jenna Pickering
Gail and Barry Pollock
John Pomeroy
Kai and Helen Poscente
Betty Jo Radley
Quinton Rafuse
Frances Rawson
Alan and Debbi Reid
Gloria Riva Burdett
Heather and Brett Roselle
Thelma and S. David Rosner
Ron Sautner
Chris Schneider
John and Jan Schwonik
Michael and Stacey Scott
Valerie Seaman
Erin Sharp
Thomas Shaw-Stiffel
Juliet Simon
Colin and Marilyn Sinclair 
Julian Sleath and Caroline Hollway
Richard Speiss and Simone Bussieres
Eleanor Spragins
Harry and Kathy Strub
Glen Sumner and Kate Wiley
Sylvan Lake Gang
Sara and Irwin Tauben
Linda Thomas
Belle and Hanoch Toren
Dody and Wes van der Lee
Lucas Van Dyk and Rori McKenzie
Cynthia and Graham Verchere
Lori Ward
Norma and Ron Westcott
Terry and Sue White
Douglas Williamson
Gary Willson
Stan Witkin
Mick Woodard
Jason Wrobleski
Betty Jane Wylie
Anonymous (117)
Organization/Association
Alberta Ballet
Calgary Opera
Citadel Theatre and Normand's Bistro
Undisclosed Amount
Alice Schultz
Betty Schultz

OTHER SUPPORTERS AND PARTNERS
Archives Society of Alberta
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Calgary Foundation
CanadaHelps
Edmonton Community Foundation
Embassy of France
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Gift Funds Canada
Institut Français
On Screen Manitoba Inc.
Oxford University Press
Toronto Arts Council
University of Alberta
United Way of Calgary and Area
United Way Toronto and York Region
TD Waterhouse/Private Giving Foundation