The Art Gallery Foundation St. Thomas-Elgin Endowment Fund:

The Endowment Fund is a registered non-profit organization.  The purpose of the Endowment fund is to raise funds and invest these funds to ensure the future of the St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre.


Your gift, whether great or small will enrich the lives of future citizens of St. Thomas and Elgin County by providing essential support for exhibitions, public and education programs, and STEPAC’s facility.


Benefits and Recognition 

We would be pleased 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 STEPAC’s Executive Director:  Laura Woermke


What can I give? 
There are many ways you can make a contribution.



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 or RRIF’s OR direct proceeds to your estate and provide for a gift in your will that will offset taxes)

Gifts of Residual Interest

Charitable Remainder Trusts


Endowment Fund Trustees 

Don Ferguson - Chair

Laura Woermke - Secretary STEPAC Staff Rep.

Tom Hughes President STEPAC Board Rep.

Renee Carpenter

Kathy Collier

Fred Anderson 

Linda Sawyer

Brent Shaw

Amy Sloan

Pat Johnson

Education Programs
Children's Programs
Adult's Programs
Permanent Collection
Facility Rentals
INSPIRE a student
Fall Art Auction 2016
Annual Giving
Clark McDougall Scholarship
Art Gallery Foundation