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The Dowse Foundation contains 150 dedicated donors, who worked to raise over $2 million dollars for the $6 million dollar renovation of The Dowse in 2006–07 and continue to raise funds for ongoing developments.

About The Dowse Foundation

The Dowse Foundation is an independent charitable trust established to promote, advocate and raise funds for the continuing development of The Dowse as a major facility for creative practice.

As well as the donors listed here there are anonymous donors in most categories. 

New supporters are coming on board every day. Be more than an observer—join us.

foundation@dowse.org.nz

Rotary Club of Hutt City

Through its biennial outdoor sculpture exhibition, Shapeshifter, the Rotary Club of Hutt City has been a dedicated supporter of The Dowse Foundation. Proceeds from Shapeshifter tickets and artwork sales are donated each year to the Foundation, Te Omanga Hospice and youth causes in Lower Hutt.

The Foundation is profoundly grateful to Rotary for its significant and sustained support of creativity in Lower Hutt.

Founding Partners

Fay & Vance Arkinstall
Gail & Peter Allport
C Bamford
The Black Barn
Shawn & Sindy Beck
Suzanne Bertaud
Gary Blackman
Ann & Douglas
Calhoun Murray & Joan Calvert
Peter Camp & Linda Forrest
Stephen Casey
Richard & Francis Cathie
Jack & Marcia Chan
Natalie & Matthew Clayton
Jennifer Coote
Lorraine Christie
Giff & Pip Davidson

Elise K Davis
Gulielma Dowrick
Celia Dunlop
Mrs L Gillingham
Moira & Bruce Gough
Brenda & Derek Gray
Roger & Jennifer Hamlin
Sir Michael & Lady Hardie
Boys Howick U3A
Architecture Group
Inner Wheel Club
Sally Laing
John & Olive McCafferty
Bob & Pat McCay
R McLeod
Neil & Adrienne Manthel
Beverly Melchior

John Murchison
Liz & Peter Olsen
Parnell U3A
Diana Parkes
Sarah Priday
Ian Prior
Linda Randell
Rt Hon Sir Ivor & Lady Jane Richardson
The Roberts Family
Sue & Peter Robertson
Marjorie Robson
Norman J Rumsey
Judy Salmond
Dr EF & Mrs A Sang
Renee Schut

Vic & Paula Slack
Paul Ridley Smith
Standing Ovation
Barbara Thomas
Dr Ann Trotter
Judith Trotter
Philip Trusttum
David & Rachel Underwood
John & Jennifer van der Veen
Ann Verdcourt
Ngaire & Malcolm Watson
Wellesley College
Judy McIntosh Wilson

Founding Supporters

Fay & Vance Arkinstall
Gail & Peter Allport
C Bamford
The Black Barn
Shawn & Sindy Beck
Suzanne Bertaud
Gary Blackman
Ann & Douglas
Calhoun Murray & Joan Calvert
Peter Camp & Linda Forrest
Stephen Casey
Richard & Francis Cathie
Jack & Marcia Chan
Natalie & Matthew Clayton
Jennifer Coote
Lorraine Christie
Giff & Pip Davidson

Elise K Davis
Gulielma Dowrick
Celia Dunlop
Mrs L Gillingham
Moira & Bruce Gough
Brenda & Derek Gray
Roger & Jennifer Hamlin
Sir Michael & Lady Hardie
Boys Howick U3A
Architecture Group
Inner Wheel Club
Sally Laing
John & Olive McCafferty
Bob & Pat McCay
R McLeod
Neil & Adrienne Manthel
Beverly Melchior

John Murchison
Liz & Peter Olsen
Parnell U3A
Diana Parkes
Sarah Priday
Ian Prior
Linda Randell
Rt Hon Sir Ivor & Lady Jane Richardson
The Roberts Family
Sue & Peter Robertson
Marjorie Robson
Norman J Rumsey
Judy Salmond
Dr EF & Mrs A Sang
Renee Schut

Vic & Paula Slack
Paul Ridley Smith
Standing Ovation
Barbara Thomas
Dr Ann Trotter
Judith Trotter
Philip Trusttum
David & Rachel Underwood
John & Jennifer van der Veen
Ann Verdcourt
Ngaire & Malcolm Watson
Wellesley College
Judy McIntosh Wilson

Supporting Donors

Fay & Vance Arkinstall
Gail & Peter Allport
C Bamford
The Black Barn
Shawn & Sindy Beck
Suzanne Bertaud
Gary Blackman
Ann & Douglas
Calhoun Murray & Joan Calvert
Peter Camp & Linda Forrest
Stephen Casey
Richard & Francis Cathie
Jack & Marcia Chan
Natalie & Matthew Clayton
Jennifer Coote
Lorraine Christie
Giff & Pip Davidson

Celia Dunlop
Mrs L Gillingham
Moira & Bruce Gough
Brenda & Derek Gray
Roger & Jennifer Hamlin
Sir Michael & Lady Hardie
Boys Howick U3A
Architecture Group
Inner Wheel Club
Sally Laing
John & Olive McCafferty
Bob & Pat McCay
R McLeod
Neil & Adrienne Manthel
Beverly Melchior

John Murchison
Liz & Peter Olsen
Parnell U3A
Diana Parkes
Sarah Priday
Ian Prior
Linda Randell
Rt Hon Sir Ivor & Lady Jane Richardson
The Roberts Family
Sue & Peter Robertson
Marjorie Robson
Norman J Rumsey
Judy Salmond
Dr EF & Mrs A Sang
Renee Schut

Vic & Paula Slack
Paul Ridley Smith
Standing Ovation
Barbara Thomas
Dr Ann Trotter
Judith Trotter
Philip Trusttum
David & Rachel Underwood
John & Jennifer van der Veen
Ann Verdcourt
Ngaire & Malcolm Watson
Wellesley College
Judy McIntosh Wilson