Our Champions

The Arctic Rose Foundation is so grateful for the support of our funders, donors, sponsors, and supporters:

Funders and Partners

The Messy Book program is supported by:
Inuit Children’s First Initiative Northern Region, Indigenous Services Canada
Canadian Women’s Foundation
The Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Community Foundation of Canada
Killinik Highschool, Cambridge Bay
Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik, Rankin Inlet
Inuujaq School, Arctic Bay
Hamlet of Arviat
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI)

The Kamajiit program is supported by:
2019 Laureate of the Arctic Inspiration Prize

In Rankin Inlet:
Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik, Rankin Inlet
The Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the United Way


We would like to recognize the contributions of our sponsors who help make offering our programs possible:
Arctic Cooperatives Limited
Canadian North/First Air
Calm Air


Kerry Potts
Thank you to Kerry Potts for providing her time, expertise and support in writing grant proposals for the ARF. Kerry (Teme-Augama Anishnaabe) is full-time faculty member at Humber College where she developed a course on Indigenous music, film and media ​

Jon Troth
Thank you to website developer, Jon Troth, for his generous support to create our new website.

NVision Insight Group
Thank you NVision, for providing in kind facilitation for The Arctic Rose Foundation’s first strategic planning session.

Thank you to our volunteers Ajay Modagi, Parth Patel, Tyler Peyton, Katie Bell.

Thank you also to those who have generously donated to the Arctic Rose Foundation through Canada Helps. We greatly appreciate your support as your donations provide much needed resources to our programs that benefit Indigenous youth in the north.

Contact Us

200 North Service Road West, Unit 1, Suite 355, Oakville, ON, L6M 2Y1

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The Arctic Rose Foundation is a charitable organization that was founded by Susan Aglukark in 2012 and officially designated as a registered charity in 2016. The mission of The Arctic Rose Foundation is to instill hope for Northern Inuit, First Nations and Metis children, youth and their families through the creation of physically, emotionally, mentally, culturally safe places and the provision of holistic, adaptable programming that engages, nurtures and supports them in healthy and meaningful ways.