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FotoFest’s Literacy Through Photography® education program is supported by grants and contributions from private foundations, government agencies, corporations, and individuals as well as earned income from curriculum fees and teacher trainings.


Supporters 2012–2013:

Foundations

  • The Vale-Asche Foundation
  • The Simmons Foundation
  • Houston Young Lawyers Foundation

Corporations

  • JPMorgan Chase
  • BG Group
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • HexaGroup Inc.
  • H-E-B Pantry Foods
  • Intermarine L.L.C.
  • Equivalent Data
  • Frost Bank
  • IBERIABANK
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP
  • Copy.com
  • ImageSet
  • SmileBooth
  • Bayou City Shirts
  • Bayou City Art Festival/Art Colony
  • Bright Sky Press
  • Texas Art Asylum
  • Young Audiences of Houston
  • iLand Internet Solutions

Government Organizations

  • Harris County Department of Education
  • Cooperative for After-School Enrichment (CASE)

Individuals

  • FotoFest Board of Directors
  • FotoFun 2013 Contributors
  • Friends of Daphne Wood Gawthrop

With past support from:

Foundations

  • Crawford Family Donor-Advised Fund of the Foundation for Southeast Texas
  • The ARETE Foundation
  • The Brown Foundation, Inc.
  • The Powell Foundation
  • The William Stamps Farish Fund
  • The Favrot Foundation
  • Houston Endowment Inc.
  • The Cullen Foundation
  • The Samuels Foundation of the Jewish Community of Houston
  • The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation
  • Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund
  • The Bruni Smothers Foundation
  • The Clayton Fund
  • Susan Vaughan Foundation
  • The George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
  • The Jack H. and William M. Light Charitable Trust
  • The Felvis Fund
  • Marion and Speros Martel Foundation
  • Education Foundation of America
  • The Charles Engelhard Foundation
  • The Kettering Family Foundation
  • Ettinger Foundation
  • Scurlock Foundation
  • Margaret Cullinan Wray Charitable Lead Annuity Trust
  • The Gordon and Mary Cain Foundation

Government Organizations

  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Texas Commission on the Arts
  • The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance

Corporations

  • British Gas North America
  • CANON USA
  • Fuji Photo Film USA, Inc.
  • Olympus Corporation
  • American General Corporation
  • Southwestern Bell
  • Charter Bank
  • TARGET Stores
  • Under the Volcano
  • Smart MultiMedia Inc.
  • Sarah Balinskas Fine Framing


FotoFun 2012 - CELEBRATE

Saturday, February 4th, 2012, 1-4pm


FotoFun 2012 is the 7th annual fundraising event held in support of FotoFest’s Literacy Through Photography program. This three-hour children’s party is held at the FotoFest Headquarters in Downtown Houston. It includes a wide variety of exciting games, crafts and activities, designed to challenge and entertain kids of all ages.

Funds from the FotoFun event support LTP, the educational outreach program of FotoFest International. LTP uses photography to improve students' writing abilities, cognitive thinking, and communication skills in over 100 classrooms in Houston; serving more than 40 teachers and 2,500 students.


MAJOR CORPORATE SPONSORS

jpmorgan

bg_lang

Intermarine, LLC
ImageSet

IBERIABANK
Frost Bank

Equivant Data

We’d also like to thank our general
Literacy Through Photography sponsor
National Oilwell Varco

RIOTOUS REVELERS

Fotofest Board of Directors
Bettina and Travis Matthis

TALENTED TROUPE

Julie & Drew Alexander
Donna & Max Chapman
Barbara & Vic Samuels

DARING DANCERS

Anonymous
Laura & Mike Bartolotta
Patricia & David Dewhurst
Anna B. McCullough
Wendy & David Nockolds
Cabrina & Steven Owsley
Kelly & Michael Sklar

SPECIAL PARTNERS

Bayou City Shirts
Bayou City Art Festival
Brazilian Arts Foundation
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
Chinese Community Center
Del Espadín Flamenco & Spanish Dance
Camilo Gonzalez
Houston Grand Opera
Nitsana and Her Magic Puppets
Recycle 4 U
River Oaks Bookstore
Russian Cultural Center
Texas Art Asylum
Texan French Alliance for the Arts
Young Audiences of Houston

 

All You Need is Love

JUBILANT JESTERS

Courtney & Charles Blencke
Kristen & David Buck
Jane & Robert Cabes
Anna & Fred Charlton
Jennifer & Todd Colter
Anne & John Freeman
Sophie & Louie Girard
Cecilia & Wil Harris
William Kelsey Family
Alexandra & Brady Knight
Rebecca & Chris Martin
Kathy & Harry Masterson
Carrie & Ernie Miller
Celia Munisteri
Shelby & Eric Nielsen
Mary Majors & Leslie Payne
Ashley & Al Pratka
Julie & Andrew Price
Joanna & Scott Raynes
Sarah & Phillip Sampson
Pei-Ching Tai & Dr. Tung Shu
Marta & Eddy Phillippe
Emily & Tyler Van Houtan
Leslie & Eric Wade
Jessica & Jeff Wood

Food Provided By

Blue Bell Creameries
Christy’s Donuts
Frank’s Pizza
Laurenzo’s El Tiempo Cantina
Monica Pope




Ticket to Adventure - FotoFun 2011

Saturday, February 26th, 2011, 1-4pm


CORPORATE SPONSORS

jpmorgan

bg_lang

ELITE EXPLORERS

Intermarine, LLC

JET SETTERS

IBERIABANK
Margaret and Thad Hill
Will and Lisa Mathis
Pamela and Philip Rundle

WORLD CRUISERS


Julie and Drew Alexander
Wendy Watriss and Fred Baldwin
Karen Bering
Kath and Jorge Blanco
Kristen and David Buck
Katy and Michael Casey
Tricia and David Dewhurst
Krista and Mike Dumas
Sophie and Louie Girard
Melissa and Albert Grobmyer
Carola and John Herrin
Austin James
W. E. Joor
Mr. and Mrs. Mavis P. Kelsey Jr.
Sherry and Jim Kempner
Gretchen and Andrew McFarland
Meg and Nelson Murray
Nancy and John Parsley
Joanna and Scott Raynes
Cristina and Mark Rodriguez
Lisa and Greg Spier
Alice and Terry Thomas
Vallette and Russell Windham

SPECIAL PARTNERS

Anjali Dance School
Artist Boat
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
Chinese Community Center
Del Espadín Flamenco & Spanish Dance Academy
Kuumba House Dance Theater
Urban Harvest


All You Need is Love

Printing Provided By

Copy.com

Balloons Provided By

Inflated Events

Food Provided By

Bombay Pizza Co.


Saturday, February 6th, 2010, 1-4pm

FotoFun 2010: A Valentine for the Earth
Funds from the FotoFun event support LTP, the educational outreach program of FotoFest International. LTP uses photography to improve students' writing abilities, cognitive thinking, and communication skills in over 100 classrooms in Houston; serving more than 40 teachers and 2,500 students. Click here to view images from FotoFun 2010

MAJOR SUPPORT FROM

The ARETE Foundation


CORPORATE SPONSORS

Intermarine, LLC
JPMorgan Chase
Canon USA

CONSERVATIONISTS

Sophie and Louis Girard
Slavka B. Glaser
Margaret and Thad Hill
Anna and Lee Leonard

PRESERVATIONISTS

Muffet Blake and Bob Murray
Sherry and Jim Kempner
Phuong Tranvan

ECOLOGISTS

Bobby Casey
Krista and Michael Dumas
Eleanor and Dan Gilbane
Carola and John Herrin
Laura K. Nolden
Cabrina and Steven Owsley
John Parsley
Greg and Lisa Spier
Wendy Watriss and Frederick Baldwin

SPECIAL PARTNERS

Artist Boat
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
EarthColor
Fuddruckers
Greenscape Associates, LLC
Minute Maid
Recycle4U
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Under the Volcano
Urban Harvest
Vine Street Studios

 

All You Need is Love




 

The William Stamps Farish Fund - 2008-2009


2007-2008

The Favrot Fund
The Vale Asche Foundation
The Foundation for Southeast Texas
The Simmons Foundation
The Bruni Smothers Fund
The Powell Foundation
FotoFest Board of Directors
Houston Press
JP Morgan Chase
Intermarine L.L.C.
Under The Volcano
Hexagroup
Contributors to FotoFun2008



To see more of our past Sponsers, Click here.

 


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