We recognize the importance of contributing to the communities in which we operate and therefore provide support to a wide variety of initiatives and organizations through charitable donations and sponsorships. contributing to areas such as education, health, the environment, community development and the arts. We offer local communities a better future through partnerships that focus on leaving a legacy of social and economic benefits.
Goldcorp recognizes the value of Arts Umbrella and its contribution to the community. Arts Umbrella provides the highest quality visual and performing arts education to Metro Vancouver children and youth ages 2-19, regardless of their financial circumstances. Arts Umbrella’s programs help children learn to appreciate the arts and to develop their own creativity; even more valuable is the impact on the rest of their lives.
As a company with a strong interest in the local arts community, Goldcorp is a continuing supporter of Bard on the Beach. Bard on the Beach is a registered not-for-profit society with a mandate to present the works of William Shakespeare professionally and with integrity in an annual Festival that is both affordable and accessible to a wide audience.
Goldcorp donated $500,000 toward a new performance arts facility which bears a stage named in Goldcorp’s honour. A joint venture of the Arts Club Theatre Company, the largest not-for-profit arts organization in Western Canada, and Bard on the Beach, Western Canada’s largest not-for-profit Shakespeare festival. The BMO Theatre Center opened in fall 2015.
Goldcorp fully honors the traditional Aboriginal culture and heritage in the Full Circle, Talking Stick Festival. The festival brings together all forms of the performing arts ranging from theater to multimedia performance where people share their stories and have their voices heard.
With its 33,000 works dating from the 17th century, the Musée du Québec is the living memory of Québec art and artists. With a strong commitment to the arts, Goldcorp is proud to support the Musée du Québec through its Éléonore project in Northern Québec.
Goldcorp Peñasquito donated 28 musical instruments to the State Youth Orchestra in Zacatecas to encourage youth participation in art and culture programs.
Goldcorp is proud to be a season sponsor since 2009 for the Vancouver Opera. We are excited to also be participating in the Vancouver Opera’s ground-breaking Community Connections program, a commitment by Vancouver Opera to provide 10,000 hours of volunteer service to communities across the province. Vancouver Opera is the second-largest opera company in Canada and is regarded worldwide for its fine mainstage productions; for its country-leading education programs, which have reached more than 1.6 million children and their families over 35 years; for its innovative and award-winning community programs; and for forging groundbreaking, cross-cultural creative partnerships that have brought opera to new generations of Canadians.
Goldcorp is a proud sponsor of The Annual Symphony Lovers’ Ball and is the Masterworks Gold Series Sponsor for the 2011/2012 Season. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) is a substantial element in the history of music in Vancouver and a cornerstone of the local cultural community.
Vancouver Tap Dance Society is a leader in the promotion and preservation of tap dance and is dedicated to developing an awareness of this art form. Goldcorp recognizes the lost art of tap dance and supports the organizations efforts to fulfill its mandate.