We want the Student Filmmaker Bootcamp to be available to every student regardless of economic status. To that end, we are soliciting donations and sponsorships from businesses, organizations, and individuals. Scroll down to see all of our generous donors.

What Does Your Funding Cover?

  • The venue (ArtSpace Lima, from July 6-16)
  • Stipends for 10 Lima staff members including 5 educator “Department Head” mentors (retired and current educators) and a staff of Val Conrad, Curriculum Director and 3 Lima-area, recent college grads as tech coordinators
  • Travel & preparation expenses for several guest Artists-In-Residence;
  • Production and post production equipment and art, educational and technical materials expenses:
  • Snacks for kids and staff;
  • Fees for local professional media professionals in editing and delivering broadcast quality public service content in collaboration with the students, to be submitted to Hometown stations.
  • Some basic marketing costs, legal and accounting expenses and minimal foundation expenses
  • A “gala premier” open to the public on July 30 at Shawnee Community United Methodist Church
  • Surplus funds go to additional behind-the-scenes content and additional PSAs for Hometown Stations & Time Warner Cable – plus an extension of the SIAFB as an ongoing after-school program.

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National Endowment for the ArtsThis project was supported [in part] by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Ohio Arts CouncilThe OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. 

Lima-Area Service Club Sponsors



Lima Optimists

Corporate Sponsors

Rockhold Wentling

Rea & Associates

Alter Ego Comics

Wannemacher Total Logistics

Husky Energy

Allen County Sheriff

Maria Sanko CCR Realty

Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships

Superior Federal Credit Union

Faith Community Sponsors

Shawnee Community United Methodist Church

Academic Sponsors

The Ohio State University Lima

Lima Central Catholic Schools

Generous Individual Sponsors

Dr. Manu Aggarwal & Dr. Samir Patel

Dennis & Beth Rockhold

Dr. Marc & Ellen Rovner

Avi Dube & Dr. Nisha Kriplani

Sheriff Samuel A Crish

Mary Elmquist-Lane

Marc & Angie Bowker

Other Generous Business Discounts & Donors

Fat Cat Diner

Longmeier Printing

Panera Bread

LuLu's Diner

Office Depot / Office Max

Joey's Subs

Biggby Coffee

Allen County Economic Development Group

Lima, Allen County Chamber of Commerce

Do You Want to Be on this List of Generous Sponsors?

Complete the form at the top of this page to make a donation via PayPal or check.