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Youth Arts Initiative
Get Involved


We have many ways in which you can participate:

The Cooper Center Endowment – helping to secure our financial future

Cooper Center General Support – help support current projects

Event Sponsorship – businesses and corporations can sponsor public performances and gallery exhibit

In-Kind Support – volunteers and donations of goods and services help to keep program costs down and create new opportunities

Thank you for your interest in supporting the J. Darryl and Terry I. Cooper Center for Creative Arts. Through the years, the Cooper Center has received significant support from grants, private donations, and in-kind contributions.

Through the Ark Memorial Foundation, you can make a contribution that will help ensure that all people, regardless of ability, can experience the arts without boundaries and without limits!

Donations should be made to the Ark Memorial Foundation and are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

If you are interested in contributing to the Cooper Center or would like more information, please contact:

Mindy Krause-Hoopes, Development Manager
Cell Phone: (307) 399-2901
At Ark: (307) 742-6641

If you wish to donate to the Creative Arts Endowment you may do so by using the button below.












2017 Funders
The Guthrie Family Foundation

Cooper Center Donors 2018

Erin Campbell
City of Laramie
The Guthrie Family Foundation
David and Lorrie Jacobsen
Bunny Mason
Bonnie and Raymond Miller
Northridge Discount Liquors
John and Heidi Schutterle
Leonard Santistevan
F. David and Ilona Reif
Wyoming Arts Council through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature

Cooper Center Donors 2017

In Honor of RoseMarie Aridas
In Memory of Eddie Burgstorm
Dr. Bruce Adams, D.D.S.
Kent and June Allen
Michael and Rita Basom
Janet Bessler and Matthew Bright
Norm and Dottie Bock
Patricia and Anne Brock
Margaret Birkholz
Sharon Burman
Thomas and Kathy Burman
Erin Campbell
Albert Carollo
Randy and Gretchen Carpenter
Kayc DeMaranville and Bob Sell*
DeMaranville Family
Sam and Pam Dunnuck
Bill and Verna Guenther
Anndee Gilliam and Nick Zakis
Walter Hammontree and Laurie Bonini
Larry and Carolyn Hazlett
Scott Hocker
Frosty and Harriett Kepler
Bunny Mason
Judith McBride
Maureen McCloskey
Bill and Dana McMahan
E.G. Meyer
Keith and Joyce Miller
Sonya Moore
Debra Olson
Dolores Petersen
Tim and Shirley Pratt
F. David and Ilona Reif
James and Patti Rinehart
Jennifer Sell
Robert and Patrica Sell
Marie Sheaffer
John and Heidi Schutterle
The Honorable Alan and Mrs. Ann Simpson
Pete and Lynne Simpson
Brandon Stibitz *
Jim and Patty Sullivan
Tim and Karen Sullivan
John & Maribett Varner
Patricia Wiseman
* Employee of Ark Regional Services


Thank you to the Guthrie Family Foundationfor supporting the Cooper Center for Creative Arts

Ark’s theater program is supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature.