The Art With Impact Network is a delightfully diverse coalition of individuals, foundations, corporations, and government programs. Our partners make our work possible by providing the resources necessary to reach high school and college students throughout the U.S. and Canada in a time when providing mental health and arts education is more important than ever.

Merit Hotel and Suites Fort McMurray

Merit Hotel and Suites are an in-kind donor of Movies for Mental Health at Keyano College.

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Established in 1965 the NEA is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. NEA supports Art With Impact by assisting in the accessibility and interactivity of the OLIVE film library to allow short films on mental health to reach younger and more global audiences.


Voter-approved Proposition 63, also known as the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), provides housing, treatment, recovery to thousands of Californians every day. Prop 63 was the first major partner of Art With Impact and has been working with us to provide educational workshops that reduce the stigma of mental illness at colleges, universities and high schools throughout California since 2013.

Alberta Culture and Tourism

Alberta Culture and Tourism supports the development and sustainability of Alberta’s cultural industries, tourism, the arts, recreation and sport, heritage and nonprofit/voluntary sector. They are a supporter of Art With Impact’s 2016/17 programming in the province of Alberta, Canada.

California Institute of Contemporary Arts

The California Institute of Contemporary Arts promotes the arts through sponsorship of artists and creative programs. AWI was delighted to partner with CICA to offer the following Movies for Mental Health workshops during the 2015/16 academic year: Shasta College, Monterey Peninsula College, Chico State and Santa Monica College.

Gochnauer Family Foundation

The Gochnauer Family Foundation (GFF) provides financial assistance to organizations and programs that promote spiritual, medical, cultural, and educational growth or provide essential services. GFF generously provided operating support to Art With Impact, lending financial need where needed most during the 2015/16 academic year.

Great Gulf

Great Gulf is an award winning builder and developer of new homes and condos in Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Ontario. Great Gulf generously sponsored Art With Impact Canada’s Fall 2015 Movies for Mental Health campaign on post-secondary campuses throughout Ontario.

Medavie Health Foundation

Medavie Health Foundation is focused on three core causes of particular concern to Canadians – child and youth mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder, and type 2 diabetes. It aims to bring organizations and communities together through collaborative multi-year partnerships and to support grassroots, community-based initiatives through an annual grants program and is a partner of Art With Impact’s Quebec and Maritime programming.


Pacific Blue Cross Community Connection Health Foundation

Pacific Blue Cross is British Columbia’s leading provider of health, dental and travel benefits with a dedication to improving the health outcomes of BC residents through their Community Connection Health Foundation. They are a generous sponsor of Art With Impact Canada’s 2016/17 Movies for Mental Health campaign on post-secondary campuses throughout British Columbia.


Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada’s most international bank and a generous sponsor of Art With Impact Canada’s Fall 2015 and Fall 2016 Movies for Mental Health campaign on post-secondary campuses throughout Ontario.

The McKenzie Foundation of San Francisco

The McKenzie Foundation of San Francisco supports programs and projects that educate and raise public awareness about mental health issues, as well as support and enhance the lives of individuals who face mental health challenges. Art With Impact is grateful to the Foundation for their support of our January 2017 annual educator training.

The McQueen Family Foundation

The McQueen Family Foundation supports organizations with missions related to the arts, education, mental health and international aid. They generously provide operating support to Art With Impact, lending financial need wherever it is needed most.

The Rossy Family Foundation

Based in Montreal, the Rossy Family Foundation funds initiatives in mental health, health care, education and the arts, with a particular emphasis on creating awareness around student mental health. They are a partner of Art With Impact Canada to expand film-based educational programming into Montreal area high schools.

The Sam Mazza Foundation

The Sam Mazza Foundation supports initiatives that strengthen communities through enriching culture, championing education, and improving quality of life. They are a long-time, generous supporter of Art With Impact’s high school workshops partnering with AWI to make Films With Impact workshops possible during the 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 academic years.

Wells Fargo Advisors

Wells Fargo is a provider of banking, mortgage, investing, credit card, insurance, and consumer and commercial financial services. AWI was delighted to partner with Wells Fargo Advisors to offer Hillsoboro High School’s Films With Impact workshop in Fall 2015.

Alberta Executive Students’ Council

The Alberta Students’ Executive Council (ASEC) is a provincial advocacy organization representing the interests of more than 105,000 students in Alberta, Canada. ASEC is a partner of Art With Impact’s programming throughout Alberta.



Au Contraire Film Festival

The Au Contraire Film Festival (ACFF) showcases edgy, thought provoking films that explore mental health issues from a multitude of perspectives.

Partners for Mental Health

Partners for Mental Health seeks to transform the way Canadians think about, act towards and support mental health and people living with a mental illness. Art With Impact Canada and Partners partner to create and support creative opportunities for postsecondary students to engage in meaningful dialogue around mental health. Partners for Mental Health volunteers attend Movies for Mental Health events to share opportunities for engagement in mental health action and advocacy.

Active Minds

Active Minds is a nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. They develop and support student-led chapters on postsecondary campuses, changing the conversation about mental health.