Invest in 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

2024 Fundraising Campaign

Schools and Communities Across Canada Need Funding in 2024 = $80,000

  • Britannia Elementary, Vancouver, BC
  • Strathcona Elementary, Vancouver, BC 
  • Hastings Elementary, Vancouver, BC 
  • Simcoe County, ON
  • Webeque First Nation, ON
  • Montreal, QC 
  • Sipekne’katik First Nation, NS
  • Lismore, NS
“…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 funded through grants and private and corporate donations.

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

We are truly grateful for the many generous financial gifts from our supporters to youthLEADarts Inc and 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 youth to be leaders through the arts by applying 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) Youth with positive alternatives to drugs, gangs and violence make safer communities;

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

3) Youth who LEAD strengthen our economy and society.

If you are interested in additional program details- download this pdf

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

Fundraising Document for 2024

Please make your cheque out to youthLEADarts Inc – Attn. Lori Sherritt,  President
7460 Moffat Rd., Unit 14, Richmond, BC V6Y 3S1 

To e-transfer, contact or call Lori at: | m 778-319-6524

Not for profit corporation #: 1356683-8