The opportunity is yours to benefit the entire community and help to keep art alive in Manitoba. Your corporate or individual contributions will help in providing the public with a center to meet and learn from professional artists and educators, a place to view and attend exhibitions and provide the support for aspiring artists and aid in providing a venue for education in the visual arts. Please contact us if you would like to sponsor an event or program for the Forum Art Centre.

Sponsorship comes in many forms. We appreciate the contribution that these businesses & organizations have made to the Forum Art.

Bursary Sponsors

Canadian Goodwill Industries is a registered not for profit charitable organization providing many opportunities to Canadians as well as donating to local charities. We are fortunate that they have chosen to support our young art students to develop their artistic potential. Please support their causes by visiting their website.


Mona Lisa Ristorante Italiano  Owner Joe Grande values the importance of art in peoples’ lives and supports our bursary fund by donating a percentage of all art sold on the restaurant walls to the Forum Art Centre Bursary Fund. He also supports Winnipeg artists, art groups and schools in the community with monthly exhibits of art in his restaurant. What a win – win way to showcase artists and give his patrons a great art experience while they dine! Click here to visit their website.

The Manitoba Society of Artists is a dedicated group of artists who promotes and encourages Manitoba’s professional visual artists. They were established in 1902 making it one of the oldest organizations of its kind in Canada. They provide both amateur and professional artists the opportunity to participate in their Provincial Annual Open Juried Competition. For more information visit the MSA website at click here

Pasquales logoPasquale’s – Joe & Sandro Loschiavo – owners of Pasquale’s are our most recent donors to our Bursary Fund. Knowing businesses in our own Norwood Grove community support us is a valuable asset to us. We try to keep them in ‘pens’ – make sure you get one next time you dine at the fabulous Pasquale’s. Click here to visit their website.

Gifts In-Kind Contributions

Event Contributors

Artist’s Emporium  Owner Janeen Balenovic has contributed with shopping bags with gift cards & art supplies for our Fresh Take – Children & Teens Art Shows held 3 times a year as well as contributing towards door prizes at our other events. The company has established itself as a major art supplier in Manitoba & celebrates the artist community by holding an annual art extravaganza open house each spring. It’s an event not to be missed. Click here to visit their website.

Kenaston Wine Market has contributed gift baskets towards our event door prizes. We also held a successful event pairing an art show with wine tasting called “A Taste of Art” at the Kenaston Wine Market.
Click here to visit their website.

Woodcock Cycleworks donates many various prizes for our event door prizes. Mike Woodcock was a former student, Board member & all round great guy. He is missed by many at both Forum Art & Woodcock Cycle. Click here to visit their website.


Pasquales logoJoe at Pasquales, a St. Boniface neighbourhood institution for great dining donates gift certificates for our event door prizes.
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Service Contributors

Ancast business cardAncast Industries Ltd. provides us with photocopying services in their facility which has helped us to stretch our printing budget for many years. We thank the McBain family for making this ongoing contribution to our organization.

Please consider Sponsorship or a Gift in Kind donation to The Forum Art Centre; we appreciate all the Support received!

Grant Funding Support

For 2013/2014 Forum Art Centre (Institute) has been the successful recipient of funding made possible through the following:

1. Arts Programming Grant from the Arts Branch of the Manitoba Government department of Tourism, Culture, Sport and Consumer Protection.
2. Community grant for content management from the Winnipeg Foundation.
3. Registered charity lease from the City of Winnipeg.