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two young participants at a cooking class in the CIBC Community Kitchen.


Our community has been inspired to come together to build a place for gathering and learning to increase the quality of life on the Sunshine Coast for everyone, for generations to come.

This unique community gathering place that offers learners of all ages–residents and visitors–to come and discover treasures of the Sunshine Coast.
We invite you to participate and make a donation. Your support matters and it is valued.
Donations of $1,000 or more receive recognition on our Giving Tree, in the reception area of the public market and there are also recognition and name opportunities for private and corporate contributors looking for a higher profile opportunity. You can also make a donation in the name or memory of a loved one, we will be happy to honour your wishes in how we recognize and acknowledge your gift.


Please make your cheque payable to the TOWN OF GIBSONS with a notation “Gibsons Public Market” or “Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre” and either drop off or mail to:
Gibsons Public Market
PO Box 191, 473 Gower Point Road
Gibsons, BC, V0N 1V0
We also welcome donations made over two or three years, instead of one lump sum. Please refer to our pledge form (download here).

The Town of Gibsons has identified the public market as a high strategic priority.

As a result, the Town of Gibsons is accepting donations and issuing tax receipts for donors who wish to make a gift of $100 or more. Funds raised raised go towards community programming and gathering spaces.

Why contribute to the Gibsons Public Market?

The public market will benefit everyone on the Sunshine Coast and it represents an investment in our community.
Take a look at what these supporters say about the project. Read with pride our key achievements of 2017 and our 2017 Report to Community.
Contact us if you have questions or to find out about how your donation will make a difference: 604.886.8814.
Thank you for your support.

The Gibsons Public Market project was made possible through the generous donations of all our donors. Individuals, organizations and businesses that have participated with donations of $25,000 or more include:



Government of Canada

Island Coast Economic Trust





Craftsman Collision

Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation SEASPAN

Dolores Houghton

Joan & Bill Humphries

Linda & Nicholas Sonntag

Pam Robertson, Michelle & Pete McDonald

Sally Graham



Barbara Cochran & Peter Grant

BMO Financial Group

Christy & Dave Sverre

Darren & Fiona Entwistle

Enevoldson Family

Lis & Bruce Welch

Nancy & Gerry Zipursky

Patricia Gray & David Doucette


Community Leader

Anne Nicklewicz & Rainer Borkhenhagen

Barby & Karl Paulus

Bill & Trudene Longman

Elaine & Zev Shafran

Gibsons Building Supplies

Heather & Keith Cross

Joanie & David Tara

Sandra & Mark Soprovich

Scott Davis Family

Sheila & Doug Rogers

Stephen Hanneman Architect

Sunshine Coast Credit Union

Teresa & Lance Sparling

Unni & Frederic Claridge