Invest in the Future LEADers

“youthLEADarts gives youth a sense of worth and purpose.”
Elder Amanda White
retired Indigenous Education Knowledge Keeper,
Vancouver School Board and residential school survivor

2023 Fundraising Campaign

15 School Communities Across Canada Need Funding in 2023 = $150,000:

  • Britannia Elementary, Vancouver, BC
  • Grandview ¿uuqinak’uuh Elementary, Vancouver, BC
  • Strathcona Elementary, Vancouver, BC x 3
  • Hastings Elementary, Vancouver, BC x 4
  • Haida Gwaii, BC
  • Webeque First Nation, ON
  • Montreal, QC x 2
  • Sipekne’katik First Nation, NS
  • Lismore, NS
We are able to provide tax reciepts for this fundraiser!
“…LEAD’s positive effect on the social and emotional progress of the children resonates long after the program ends…”
Justin Borsato,
classroom teacher

Become a LEADer- Invest in our Future

All of youthLEADarts’ programming is currently privately funded.

youthLEADarts relies on donations of $10,000 per school community to deliver these programs.

We are truly grateful for their generous financial gifts to the youthLEADarts program, for their belief in our young LEADers.

Artist-Educators Lead youthLEADarts Workshops Across Canada:

  • youthLEADarts is comprised of acclaimed artist-educators from all disciplines across Canada who use the arts to transform young lives.
  • They inspire youths to be leaders through the arts and the LEAD values of Listen, Empathize, Act and Drive.
  • youthLEADarts has strong roots in underserved communities across Canada, after launching with 60 youngsters in BC and Quebec in 2020 and Nova Scotia in 2022.
  • youthLEADarts provides outstanding resources with experienced personnel to help everyone stay connected and motivated to learn.


1) A widened perspective for open-minded decision-making;

2) The confidence and courage to be LEADers who listen, empathize, act and drive positive change in themselves and others;

3) The drive to stay in school and build life success.



1) Youths with positive alternatives to drugs, gangs and violence make safer communities;

2) Youths with knowledge, passion and empathy lead to stronger and more vibrant communities;

3) Youths who LEAD strengthen our economy and society.

If you are intersted in more details- download this .pdf with all of breakdowns and information.

Fundraising Document for 2023

via paypal

Make an "Analog" Contribution:

youthLEADarts - LEADer Donation Form
Please fill-out with the information that will allow us to contact you and thank you.

Please make your cheque out to youth LEAD arts – c/o Lori Sherritt . President
7460 Moffat Rd., Unit 14, Richmond, BC V6Y 3S1 

E-Transfer or contact Lori at  or call | m 778-319-6524

Vancouver School Board’s charity registration number: 107962359 RR0001 THANK YOU!