Major Gift News

Age of Union Alliance

Gift:

$14,500,000

Recipient:

BC Parks Foundation

City:

Vancouver

Province:

BC

Donation will be used to protect and sustain threatened ecosystems in British Columbia. A portion of the donation will go to preserving the Pitt River Watershed, and the French Creek Estuary.

MARCH 2022

Air Canada

Gift:

$250,000

Recipient:

Unspecified

City:

Province:

Various

Air Canada will donate $10 for every booking made on aircanda.com to support Ukraine relief aid up to a maximum donation of $250,000.

MARCH 2022

Air Canada Foundation & Air Canada Employees

Gift:

$170,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of Ukraine relief aid. The Air Canada Foundation contributed $100,000 to match and exceed the $70,000 raised by Air Canada employees.

MARCH 2022

Anonymous

Gift:

$3,000,000

Recipient:

Queens County Aquatic Society

City:

Liverpool

Province:

NS

Donation is in support of plans to create a new outdoor pool for the Region of Queens Municipality.

MARCH 2022

Automation Tooling Systems (ATS)

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

BFL Canada and Barry F. Lorenzetti

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Birchcliff Energy

Gift:

$1,500,000

Recipient:

STARS

City:

Calgary

Province:

AB

Donation is to help STARS purchase a new H145 helicopter that will serve the Grande Prairie region.

MARCH 2022

Bruce Power & Suppliers

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

Kincardine Community Health Care Foundation

City:

Kincardine

Province:

ON

Donation is toward the Building Health Care for Generations campaign, which will redevelop the Kincardine Hospital. $1,500,000 of the gift is from Bruce Power, with an additional $500,000 from the company’s supplier partners, given through Bruce Power’s Supplier Sponsorship Package.

MARCH 2022

Bruce Power

Gift:

$195,000

Recipient:

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation will help establish a theragnostic education program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

MARCH 2022

Bruce Power

Gift:

$250,000

Recipient:

Town of Saugeen Shores

City:

Saugeen Shores

Province:

ON

Donation is toward the Lamont Sports Park Project, which aims to construct a sports park in Port Elgin.

MARCH 2022

CAA Club Group of Companies

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Canada Goose

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

City:

Province:

International

Donation is in support of humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Canadian Pacific

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Canadian Tire Corporation

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

CIBC

Gift:

$300,000

Recipient:

Various

City:

Province:

Various

Donation will go to organizations assisting with resettlement efforts for Ukrainian refugees entering Canada, including Canadian Ukrainian Immigrant Aid Society, Canada-Ukraine Foundation, and Talent Beyond Boundaries.

MARCH 2022

Canadian National

Gift:

$1,100,000

Recipient:

Canada-Ukraine Foundation & Razom

City:

Province:

International

Donations totalling $1,100,000 CAD will go to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation and Razom in the US in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Bob & Carollyne Collier

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

Olds College

City:

Olds

Province:

AB

Donation is in support of the development and delivery of enhanced academic programming, and providing student opportunities to attend conferences, forums, educational courses, and guest lectures for students within the Werklund School of Agriculture Technology. The funds will also support the development of the Olds College Smart Farm, and smart ag applied research.

MARCH 2022

Bill Gies

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Wellesley Township

City:

Waterloo

Province:

ON

Donation is toward the new Wellesley Township Recreation Centre.

MARCH 2022

(Estate of) Deanna Marilyn Horton

Gift:

$1,350,000

Recipient:

The West Coast General Hospital Foundation, the Alberni Valley Hospice Society, and the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA Branch

City:

Port Alberni

Province:

BC

Donation will be split between the three organizations, each receiving $450,000.

WCGH Foundation will use funds for the Foundation’s fundraiser to expand the emergency department.

The Alberni Valley Hospice Society will put the funds towards the creation of a new child and youth grief and bereavement program, as well as supplies, training, and updates at Ty Watson House.

The Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA will use the funds towards the future construction of a new building, and its medical budget.

MARCH 2022

Hyundai

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

360°kids

City:

Richmond Hill

Province:

ON

Donation was made to 360°kid’s ninth annual 360°Experience fundraiser to support at-risk and homeless youth.

MARCH 2022

Hal Jackman Foundation

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Toronto Arts Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation was made to the Toronto Arts Foundation Resiliency Fund, which will support charitable arts organizations by providing funds to pay the fees of Toronto artists and arts workers.

MARCH 2022

Joyce Family Foundation

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

University of Waterloo

City:

Waterloo

Province:

ON

Donation is to establish a student award that will provide students in challenging financial or socio-economic circumstances financial assistance. The award can be renewed for up to four years.

MARCH 2022

Joyce Family Foundation

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Yukon University

City:

Whitehorse

Province:

YT

Donation is to establish two annually renewable bursaries for students facing financial challenges, as well as provide funds for the creation of a new peer mentorship program.

MARCH 2022

Sanjay Malaviya

Gift:

$1,200,000

Recipient:

Canadian Olympic Foundation and Paralympic Foundation of Canada

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is to support Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 medallists. Medallists will receive a $5,000 grant per medal earned. $100,000 of the donation will go toward the NextGen program to support future Olympians and Paralympians.

MARCH 2022

Mastercard

Gift:

$1,250,000

Recipient:

Ryerson University

City:

Brampton

Province:

ON

Donation is toward the development of new training programs at the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst at Ryerson University. The Mastercard Emerging Leaders in Cyber Initiative program will support the development of female-identifying executive leaders in cybersecurity, and the Mastercard Cyber Range Capstone Program will provide additional learning opportunities to learners from demographic groups that are underrepresented in the cybersecurity sector.

MARCH 2022

(Estate of) Eva Morgan

Gift:

$1,700,000

Recipient:

TeleMiracle

City:

Saskatoon

Province:

SK

Donation will provide the Kinsmen Foundation granting funds for Saskatchewan families in need of specialized mobility equipment and assistance with medical travel.

MARCH 2022

The Mosaic Company

Gift:

$2,500,000

Recipient:

STARS

City:

Calgary

Province:

AB

Donation is to help STARS acquire three new H145 aircraft, and with the ongoing mission of the organization.

MARCH 2022

The Mount Pleasant Group

Gift:

$270,000

Recipient:

Various Food Banks

City:

Various

Province:

ON

The donation will be split among 36 food banks, each receiving $7,500 to help meet the need for their services in their local communities.

MARCH 2022

Ontario Realtors Care Foundation

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation was made through the Canadian Real Estate Association Realtors Care campaign, and will go to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal to support relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Open Philanthropy

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

University of Victoria

City:

Victoria

Province:

BC

Donation was made to the Cameron Laboratory at the University, and will support the Lab’s development of a direct diagnostic test and vaccine for syphilis.

MARCH 2022

Peggy Hill Team

Gift:

$640,000

Recipient:

City of Barrie

City:

Barrie

Province:

ON

The funds are in the form of an eight year sponsorship agreement.

MARCH 2022

RBC

Gift:

$750,000

Recipient:

Various

City:

Province:

International

Donation is to support humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine and to assist Ukrainian refugees. Donation will go to the Canadian Red Cross’ Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, International Committee of the Red Cross, Medical Corps, Save the Children, Mental Health Foundation, UNICEF, and the UN Refugee Agency.

MARCH 2022

Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Water First

City:

Creemore

Province:

ON

Donation is to support Water First’s ability to provide hands-on skills training on water treatment to Indigenous communities across Canada.

MARCH 2022

Saugeen Shores Rotary Club

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Town of Saugeen Shores

City:

Saugeen Shores

Province:

ON

Donation was made to the Lamont Sports Park Project’s Illuminating Dreams Fundraising Campaign, which aims to construct a sports park in Port Elgin.

MARCH 2022

Rotary Club of Peterborough & Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

YES Shelter for Youth and Families

City:

Peterborough

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of a housing project from YES Shelter.

MARCH 2022

Russel Metals Inc.

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

United Nations Commission for Refugees Canada

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to provide support to humanitarian efforts owing to the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Scotiabank, MD Financial Management Inc., & the Canadian Medical Association

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

UNICEF Canada

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of UNICEF Canada’s Hope, Help and Healing appeal, and will address urgent healthcare needs for children in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Mackenzie Scott

Gift:

$18,900,000

Recipient:

MakeWay Foundation

City:

Vancouver

Province:

BC

Donation will provide support for MakeWay’s current projects and the implementation of the organization’s new 2022-25 strategic plan, which aims to support healthy Indigenous food systems, environmental initiatives, Indigenous language and cultural revitalization projects, and economic inequality reduction projects.

MARCH 2022

Slaight Family Foundation

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Toronto Arts Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation was made to the Toronto Arts Foundation Resiliency Fund, which will support charitable arts organizations by providing funds to pay the fees of Toronto artists and arts workers.

MARCH 2022

Starbucks Foundation

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

United Way Centraide Canada & various hospital foundations

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of COVID-19 relief. $100,000 will go to United Way Centraide Canada’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund, and $100,000 will go to various hospital foundations across Canada.

MARCH 2022

Sun Life & BentallGreenOak

Gift:

$250,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross & UNICEF

City:

Province:

Various

Donation is in support of humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. Sun Life is giving $200,000 to the Canadian Red Cross, and $50,000 is being given to UNICEF by BentallGreenOak.

MARCH 2022

TD Bank Group

Gift:

$700,000

Recipient:

Various

City:

Province:

Various

Donation is split among several organizations in support of humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. $100,000 will go to UNHCR Canada, the UN Refugee Agency, and the Canada Ukraine Foundation’s Humanitarian Appeal each. $500,000 will be used to support relief and resettlement efforts

MARCH 2022

TD Bank Group

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation

City:

Hamilton

Province:

ON

Donation was made in collaboration with Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations and made to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation in support of the expansion of the Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Gender Diversity Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital.

MARCH 2022

TD Bank Group

Gift:

$325,000

Recipient:

NPower Canada

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation will go toward NPower Canada’s ReNEW Tech Reskilling program, which focuses on supporting lower-income adults gain the digital skills necessary to establish careers in Canada’s tech industry.

MARCH 2022

Temerty Foundation

Gift:

$10,000,000

Recipient:

JDRF

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is toward JDRF’s efforts to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

MARCH 2022

Muttart Foundation, Lawson Foundation, Metcalf Foundation, Vancouver Foundation, and an anonymous donor

Gift:

$3,400,000

Recipient:

Carleton University

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the launch of the Charity Insights Canada Project – Projet Canada Perspectives des Organismes de Bienfaisance (CICP-PCPOB) at the University. The Project will collect and share accurate and relevant information about the Canadian charitable sector.

MARCH 2022

WELL Health

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

UNICEF

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

WELL has committed $50,000 and will match donations from staff and the CEO with a total goal of $100,000 to UNICEF in support of humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

West City Honda

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Humane Society Hastings Prince Edward

City:

Belleville

Province:

ON

In support of the Humane Society’s It Takes Heart Capital Campaign and the It Takes Heart Corporate Challenge, West City Honda has pledged to match corporate donations made in the coming months up to a total of $100,000.

MARCH 2022

Chip Wilson

Gift:

$100,000,000

Recipient:

Solve FSHD

City:

Vancouver

Province:

BC

Chip Wilson announced the commitment of $100 million and the creation of Solve FSHD with the goal of finding a cure for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy type 2 (FSHD) by 2027.

MARCH 2022

Mike and Janice Kenny

Gift:

$560,000

Recipient:

North Island College Foundation and Campbell River Hospital Foundation

City:

Campbell River

Province:

BC

Donation will create an endowed fund at North Island College which will provide tuition support for students, and will fund hospital equipment in Campbell River Hospital’s Surgical Services, Emergency Department, Medical Imaging and Yucalta Lodge.

MARCH 2022

LiUNA

Gift:

$250,000

Recipient:

Interval House Hamilton

City:

Hamilton

Province:

ON

Donation will be given over five years.

MARCH 2022

Ralph Johnston and Tony Martin

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Belleville General Hospital Foundation

City:

Belleville

Province:

ON

Donation will be used to replace priority equipment at Belleville General Hospital.

MARCH 2022

Vera Morrow

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Tofino General Hospital Foundation

City:

Tofino

Province:

BC

Donation will be toward purchasing new equipment for Tofino General Hospital.

MARCH 2022

Westland Insurance Group

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

MARCH 2022

Anonymous

Gift:

$400,000

Recipient:

Friends of St. Giles

City:

Hamilton

Province:

ON

Donation is made towards the restoration of the St. Giles church into a community hub.

MARCH 2022

The Hilary and Galen Weston Foundation

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

The Hilary and Galen Weston Foundation announced it will match donations made by individuals to the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal up to $1,000,000.

MARCH 2022

Barriston Law

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

City:

Barrie

Province:

ON

Donation is made in support of the advancement of patient care in the region.

MARCH 2022

Scotiabank

Gift:

$270,000

Recipient:

TalentLift

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is to assist displaced Ukrainian citizens. Scotiabank will also provide a number of financial services and support for affected, eligible individuals and companies.

MARCH 2022

Ag Growth International Inc.

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Ukraine Relief

City:

International

Province:

Donation is in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

APRIL 2022

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Gift:

$5,000,000

Recipient:

St. Francis Xavier University

City:

Antigonish

Province:

NS

Donation will enable the University’s physical science departments in the Faculty of Science to acquire new lab equipment, support the Vincent Nasso Bursary Fund, and support the renovation of the Saputo Centre for Healthy Living.

APRIL 2022

Alectra

Gift:

$180,000

Recipient:

Guelph General Hospital

City:

Guelph

Province:

ON

Donation will purchase a new sterilization container system to reduce the amount of medical waste created by operating room surgeries. Gift is over three years.

APRIL 2022

AltaLink

Gift:

$1,200,000

Recipient:

STARS

City:

Calgary

Province:

AB

Donation is made in support of STARS’ Keep the Fight in Flight campaign, which aims to acquire nine Airbus H145 helicopters.

APRIL 2022

Amazon Canada

Gift:

$128,000

Recipient:

William Osler Health System Foundation

City:

Brampton

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of COVID-19 pandemic recovery efforts at William Osler Health System’s Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital, and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.

APRIL 2022

Amazon Canada

Gift:

$125,000

Recipient:

Seva Food Bank

City:

Mississauga

Province:

ON

Donation was made on the first ever Amazon Peel Community Day, and will support the new Amazon Community Teaching Kitchen.

APRIL 2022

Amazon Canada

Gift:

$125,000

Recipient:

Indus Community Services

City:

Mississauga

Province:

ON

Donation was made on the first ever Amazon Peel Community Day, and will support the new Amazon Senior Wellness Space.

APRIL 2022

WB Family Foundation

Gift:

$3,000,000

Recipient:

JDRF

City:

North York

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of type 1 diabetes research.

APRIL 2022

Cenovus Energy Inc.

Gift:

$3,700,00

Recipient:

Nature Conservancy of Canada

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation will help conserve natural areas across Western Canada.

APRIL 2022

Cinespace Film Studios

Gift:

$3,120,000

Recipient:

York University

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation will support the University’s Motion Media Studio, which Cinespace initially helped establish in 2016.

APRIL 2022

Art and Mary Jane Crooks

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

University of Lethbridge

City:

Lethbridge

Province:

AB

Donation will establish a program in support of paid work integrated learning opportunities at the University. The program will be under the School of Liberal Education.

APRIL 2022

Dellelce Family

Gift:

$5,000,000

Recipient:

University of Ottawa

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to the University’s reIMAGINE fundraising campaign. It supports the potential expansion and renovation of Fauteux Hall, and will establish an endowment fund for the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.

APRIL 2022

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

KidSport

City:

Calgary

Province:

AB

Donation is to KidSport’s Hockey Assist Program which is used to cover registration fees and provide equipment for eligible children.

APRIL 2022

Flato Developments Inc.

Gift:

$1,200,000

Recipient:

Fleming College

City:

Peterborough

Province:

ON

$720,000 of the gift will go toward the Flato Capital Innovation Fund, which provide new equipment for faculty to use in teaching students. $480,000 of the gift will create the Flato student scholars program, which will be offered to students at the Frost Campus in Lindsay.

APRIL 2022

Flynn Family

Gift:

$250,000

Recipient:

The Township of Wellesley

City:

Wellesley

Province:

ON

Donation is made to the Wellesley Township Recreation Centre Capital Campaign, which aims to create a new recreation centre in the town.

APRIL 2022

Fondation Courtois

Gift:

$159,000,000

Recipient:

Université de Montréal

City:

Montreal

Province:

QC

Donation will fund the Institut Courtois research centre at the University’s MIL campus, which will focus on advancing artificial intelligence and robotics.

APRIL 2022

Ford Windsor

Gift:

$508,059

Recipient:

United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County

City:

Windsor

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of United Way’s Cradle to Career initiative, which aims to help individuals in need from birth until they find a career.

APRIL 2022

Spencer Fox

Gift:

$5,000,000

Recipient:

Niagara Health Foundation

City:

St. Catharines

Province:

ON

Donation was made to Niagara Health’s stroke program.

APRIL 2022

La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso

Gift:

$50,000,000

Recipient:

Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

This undesignated gift is made in support of cancer research, and will establish a fund supporting recruitment of the next generation of leading cancer researchers. The gift is made in honour of Allan Slaight, who passed away in 2021.

APRIL 2022

Minto Group

Gift:

$25,000,000

Recipient:

Ottawa Hospital Foundation

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is made to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation’s Campaign to Create Tomorrow, which aims to build the New Campus Development on Carling Avenue, further healthcare research, advance digital technology, and strengthen critical services offered by the Hospital.

APRIL 2022

IC Savings

Gift:

$120,000

Recipient:

Canada-Ukraine Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine.

APRIL 2022

Joyce Family Foundation

Gift:

$1,500,000

Recipient:

Georgian College

City:

Barrie

Province:

ON

Donation was made to Georgian’s Frontline Support: Health-care Heroes Closer to Home Campaign, and establishes an endowment at the College which will fund a bursary program for Honours Bachelor of Science – Nursing students.

APRIL 2022

Kinsmen Club of Winnipeg

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Toba Centre for Children and Youth

City:

Winnipeg

Province:

MB

Donation is to the Toba Centre’s We Will Capital Campaign, in support of renovations to create a child advocacy centre for victims of child abuse. The Centre is under construction in Assiniboine Park.

APRIL 2022

Ross Ulmer Family Foundation

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Inclusion Canada

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is made to match a $100,000 gift to Inclusion Lloydminster resulting from the Lloydminster Female U13 Blazers’ winning of the Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup.

APRIL 2022

Lloydminster U13 Female Blazers

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Inclusion Lloydminster

City:

Lloydminster

Province:

SK

Donation is in support of creating a barrier-free Para Ice Hockey rink in the new Lloydminster Place event centre.

APRIL 2022

(Estate of) John MacLellan

Gift:

$1,680,000

Recipient:

St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation

City:

Antigonish

Province:

NS

Donation is a legacy gift made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation.

APRIL 2022

Mastercard

Gift:

$1,750,000

Recipient:

University of New Brunswick

City:

Frederickton

Province:

NB

Funding will be used to advance the University’s Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity research and learning opportunities through the University’s Internet of Things (IoT) laboratory, and will establish a cybersecurity research chair.

APRIL 2022

Scott McCain and Leslie McLean

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Mount Saint Vincent University

City:

Halifax

Province:

NS

Donation will create a new bursary fund in support of Indigenous students facing financial barriers at the University.

APRIL 2022

Myers Automotive Group

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation supported the University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s Bringing the Future Closer capital campaign, which raised funds supporting equipment, resources, and facilities.

APRIL 2022

Mondou

Gift:

$208,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of relief efforts in Ukraine.

APRIL 2022

Nanji Family Foundation

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Canada

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of UNHCR’s Aiming Higher campaign, which provides education scholarships to refugees pursuing health related university studies.

APRIL 2022

Pat and Diana Priestner

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Boyle Street Community Services

City:

Edmonton

Province:

AB

Donation is to Boyle Street Community Services’ capital campaign, which supports the renovation of the new Community Centre.

APRIL 2022

Ptarmigan Charitable Foundation

Gift:

$1,400,000

Recipient:

Mount Royal University and Old Sun Community College

City:

Various

Province:

AB

Donation will fund a new chair in new Indigenous Business and Economic Development (IBED) concentration. Mount Royal and Old Sun Community College are working together to advance Indigenous business leaders with the program.

APRIL 2022

Rogers Communications

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

BC Search and Rescue Association

City:

Victoria

Province:

BC

Donation will fund various BC Search and Rescue activities and initiatives. Following an initial donation of $500,000, BC Search and Rescue will receive $100,000 annually for five years.

APRIL 2022

(Estate of) Don and Cliff Schultz

Gift:

$2,177,248

Recipient:

Alexandra Marine & General Hospital Foundation, Clinton Public Hospital Foundation, Seaforth Community Hospital Foundation, Wingham & District Hospital Foundation

City:

Various

Province:

ON

Donation is split amongst four hospitals local to Blyth in Ontario. Funds will be invested in up to date medical technology and improving hospital infrastructure.

APRIL 2022

Scotiabank and Jarislowsky Fraser Limited

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation

City:

Montreal

Province:

QC

Donation is a three year agreement between Scotiabank and Jarislowsky Fraser and will support the Museum in establishing its first Curator of Indigenous Art, as well as create an internship program for Indigenous students in arts related fields of study. Additionally, as a part of the agreement Jarislowsky Fraser will become the Presenting Sponsor of the Montreal Museum of Fine Art’s Members program.

APRIL 2022

Srinarayanathas Foundation

Gift:

$300,000

Recipient:

Century Initiative

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is a three year commitment, and is a part of a $2,000,000 commitment from Srinarayanathas Foundation in support of underrepresented communities in Canada.

APRIL 2022

Sun Life Financial

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of Ukraine humanitarian and resettlement efforts.

APRIL 2022

Sara Teare

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

City of St. Thomas

City:

St. Thomas

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the City’s initiative to create a new animal shelter and dog park.

APRIL 2022

Teck Resources Limited

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Elkford Housing Society

City:

Elkford

Province:

BC

Donation is in support of the Elkford Housing Society’s seniors’ housing project, which aims to build seniors’ housing in Elkford.

APRIL 2022

TELUS Friendly Future Foundation

Gift:

$150,000

Recipient:

Aman Lara

City:

Province:

National

TELUS Friendly Future Foundation is matching donations up to $150,000 made to Aman Lara in support of evacuation efforts of Ukrainian children battling cancer to be treated in Canada.

APRIL 2022

Toyota Canada Foundation

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Actua

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation will be paid over four years and is in support of engaging youth from underserved communities across Canada in STEM, and the launch of Actua’s new National Black Youth in STEM program.

APRIL 2022

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada

Gift:

$120,000

Recipient:

YMCA of Three Rivers

City:

Various

Province:

ON

Donation will support the acquisition and retrofit of furniture and equipment, the creation of new activity rooms and counselling areas, and the expansion of family-style meal programs.

APRIL 2022

Turner Family

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

JDRF

City:

North York

Province:

ON

Donation is made to JDRF’s Let’s Make History Again campaign in support of type 1 diabetes research.

APRIL 2022

TACC Developments/Fieldgate Developments and Paradise Developments

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Town of Aurora

City:

Aurora

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the Aurora Town Square project.

APRIL 2022

Treasure Hill Homes

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Town of Aurora

City:

Aurora

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the Aurora Town Square project.

APRIL 2022

Addison Hall Business Park

Gift:

$300,000

Recipient:

Town of Aurora

City:

Aurora

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the Aurora Town Square project.

APRIL 2022

Archie and the late Irene Verspeeten

Gift:

$3,000,000

Recipient:

London Health Sciences Centre

City:

London

Province:

ON

Donation is made to support the previously named Archie and Irene Verspeeten Clinical Genome Centre at London Health Sciences Centre.

APRIL 2022

Walmart Canada

Gift:

$1000,000

Recipient:

Food Banks Canada

City:

Mississauga

Province:

ON

Walmart Canada matched customer donations up to $820,000 made during its 6th annual Fight Hunger. Spark Change campaign, and gave an additional $180,000. The campaign supports food banks across Canada.

APRIL 2022

Wellesley Home Hardware Building Centre

Gift:

$250,000

Recipient:

Wellesley Township

City:

Wellesley

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the Township’s Something for Everyone Capital Campaign, which plans to construct a new recreation centre.

APRIL 2022

Armour Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

William Osler Health System Foundation

City:

Brampton

Province:

ON

Donation was made to the Fund a Need donation rally at William Osler Health System Foundation’s 9th annual Holi Gala. The Gala raised funds to support essential surgical equipment at the Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital, and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.

APRIL 2022

Amazon Canada

Gift:

$126,000

Recipient:

Milton District Hospital Foundation

City:

Milton

Province:

ON

Amazon donated $126,000 to Milton District Hospital Foundation which will support the purchase of ICU equipment.

APRIL 2022

Enbridge Inc.

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Nature Conservancy of Canada

City:

Edmonton

Province:

AB

Donation came from Enbridge’s Fueling Futures program which supports sustainability projects to improve, grow, and nurture the environment, and is made in support of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Keep the Beaver Hills Wild campaign, which focuses efforts on the conservation of Beaver Hills in Alberta, near Edmonton.

APRIL 2022

The Daniels Corporation

Gift:

$600,000

Recipient:

George Brown College

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is made to George Brown College’s Limberlost Place capital project and will fund a multi purpose learning space at the College’s Waterfront Campus.

APRIL 2022

Mark Basciano

Gift:

$3,000,000

Recipient:

Niagara Health Foundation

City:

St. Catharines

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the construction of the new hospital.

APRIL 2022

(Estate of) Vince & Bernice Bates

Gift:

$2,700,000

Recipient:

Regina Humane Society

City:

Regina

Province:

SK

Donation will support the building of a new Animal Community Centre.

APRIL 2022

(Estate of) Howard & Doreen Butterfield

Gift:

$2,500,000

Recipient:

Regina Humane Society

City:

Regina

Province:

SK

Donation will support the building of a new Animal Community Centre.

APRIL 2022

(Estate of) Sylvia Aumuller

Gift:

$1,400,000

Recipient:

Regina Humane Society

City:

Regina

Province:

SK

Donation will support the building of a new Animal Community Centre.

APRIL 2022

Catherine Donnelly Foundation

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Various

City:

Province:

Various

Donation is in support of survivors of the residential school system and its ongoing intergenerational impacts, and is divided amongst nine organizations. National Association of Friendship Centres, and First Nations Child & Family Caring Society will each receive $200,000; National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation, Yellowhead Institute, 4Rs Youth Movement, Indian Residential School Survivor Society, and Eskasoni Mental Health will reach receive $100,000; and Ilitaqsiniq – Nunavut Literacy Council, and NunatuKavut Community Council will both receive $50,000.

APRIL 2022

Canadian Cancer Society

Gift:

$30,000,000

Recipient:

Queen's University

City:

Kingston

Province:

ON

The Canadian Cancer Society has renewed its support of the Canadian Cancer Trials Group based at Queen’s University with a five-year $30,000,000 commitment. Funding will support the Canadian Cancer Trials Group’s cancer research efforts.

APRIL 2022

Anonymous

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Globe Theatre

City:

Regina

Province:

SK

The donor gave $500,000 to support of Globe Theatre’s renovation and will also match donations up to $500,000.

MAY 2022

Anonymous

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Lakeview Arts Barn

City:

Kawartha Lakes

Province:

ON

Donation is to Lakeview Art Barn’s capital campaign supporting the continued operation of the Barn.

MAY 2022

Anonymous

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Stephen Lewis Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Matching gift in support of the organization’s Spring Matching Campaign.

MAY 2022

Anonymous

Gift:

$11,000,000

Recipient:

UHN Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is made in support of neurofibromatosis network research. Part of the funds will go toward establishing the Elisabeth Raab Early Career Research Chair in Neurofibromatosis at Krembil Brain Institute, and will allow for the recruitment of a neurosurgeon-scientist dedicated to advancing care and research in neurofibromatosis.

MAY 2022

Rob Ashe and Sandra Herrick

Gift:

$10,000,000

Recipient:

Ottawa Hospital Foundation

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to Ottawa Hospital Foundation’s Campaign to Create Tomorrow, which aims to build a new hospital.

MAY 2022

Azrieli Foundation

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

McGill University and Université de Montreal

City:

Montreal

Province:

QC

Donation is to establish the McGill-UdeM Piano-Vocal Accompaniment Residency, a joint residency between McGill University’s Schulich School of Music and Université de Montreal’s Faculté de musique for high-level pianists who specialize in accompanying and coaching singers.

MAY 2022

Edward and William Barrett

Gift:

$2,500,000

Recipient:

University of New Brunswick

City:

Fredericton

Province:

NB

Donation is to the McKenna Institute at the University, and will launch a new chair in entrepreneurship.

MAY 2022

Beneva

Gift:

$590,000

Recipient:

Laval University

City:

Quebec City

Province:

QC

Donation is in support of several initiatives at the University that promote healthy lifestyles, caring study and work environments, and athletic and academic excellence.

MAY 2022

Beneva

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

York University

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation will establish a research fund at the University’s Faculty of Health aimed at enhancing assessment and treatment supports for individuals experiencing anxiety.

MAY 2022

Fondation Sandra et Alain Bouchard

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Concordia University

City:

Montreal

Province:

QC

Donation is in support of the Concordia Arts in Health Centre and the Centre for the Arts in Human Development at the University.

MAY 2022

Fondation Famille Mongeau

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Concordia University

City:

Montreal

Province:

QC

Donation is in support of the Concordia Arts in Health Centre at the University.

MAY 2022

Bruce Power

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

City:

London

Province:

ON

Following a $75,000 gift from its Supplier Partners, Bruce Power announced it would match donations made to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada’s Power of Hope Campaign in May.

MAY 2022

Angelo Butera Family

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

Niagara Health Foundation

City:

St. Catharines

Province:

ON

Donation is to the It’s Our Future campaign in support of the construction of a new south Niagara hospital.

MAY 2022

CGI Inc.

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Canadian Red Cross

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

The $1,000,000 donation is a combination of employee giving and company contributions, and is made in support of providing critical services and resources in Ukraine.

MAY 2022

Rick and Debbie Dainard and Family

Gift:

$1,250,000

Recipient:

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation

City:

Picton

Province:

ON

Donation is to Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Back the Build campaign, which raised funds for the local share of the new hospital. The donation will be given in installments, with the first $250,000 being given at the time of announcement.

MAY 2022

dentalcorp

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

University of Alberta

City:

Edmonton

Province:

AB

Donation is to the University’s School of Dentistry aimed at providing student support, including bursaries and emergency funding for those in financial need. The funds will support the Dentistry for Life Student Bursary Endowment Fund, Dental Student Emergency Loan Fund, and the Pathways to Dentistry initiative.

MAY 2022

Jean Baptiste Duford and Marguerite St. Julien Duford Foundation

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

University of Ottawa

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation will go toward scholarships of at least $2,500 for Indigenous students at the University’s faculties of Law and Medicine, and at the stipulation of the Foundation’s President, Matthew Ebbs.

MAY 2022

Grace Dart Foundation

Gift:

$200,000

Recipient:

Concordia University

City:

Montreal

Province:

QC

Donation is to Concordia’s Next-Gen Now campaign with the aim of supporting Concordia’s Centre for Research on Aging, and advancing research on health care for seniors.

MAY 2022

Roelof, Fern, and Mark Heinen

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Town of Coaldale

City:

Coaldale

Province:

AB

Donation is to the Town of Coaldale’s Coaldale STRONG! Campaign, which supports the construction of the town’s new recreation centre.

MAY 2022

David S. Howes Fund at the Niagara Community Foundation

Gift:

$655,000

Recipient:

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

City:

St. Catharines

Province:

ON

Donation will fund high performance training and testing equipment for athletes at the new sports performance centre inside the Walker Sports and Abilities Centre at Canada Games Park.

MAY 2022

Jeff and Julie Jones

Gift:

$500,000

Recipient:

Wellesley Township

City:

Wellesley

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of Wellesley’s Something for Everyone campaign for the construction of the new Wellesley Township Recreation Centre.

MAY 2022

Kaleido Foundation

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Laval University

City:

Quebec City

Province:

QC

Donation will support students at the University in financial need.

MAY 2022

David E. Kampe (Estate of)

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

Penticton Secondary Schools Bursary and Scholarship Foundation

City:

Penticton

Province:

BC

The $2,000,000 bequest is from the late David Kampe, former Penticton businessman, and will be distributed over a 10 year period. Funds will provide bursaries and awards to students who are entering post secondary education and are in financial need .

MAY 2022

Yorkton Kinsmen Club

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Wellesley Township

City:

Yorkton

Province:

SK

Donation is for new lights at Kinsmen Century Field.

MAY 2022

LiUNA

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

McMaster University

City:

Hamilton

Province:

ON

Donation will establish a new chair at the University’s Faculty of Social Science, transitioning the existing LiUNA/Enrico Henry Mancinelli Professorship in Global Labour Issues into the new chair.

MAY 2022

Mastercard Foundation

Gift:

$15,000,000

Recipient:

Laval University

City:

Quebec City

Province:

QC

The $15,000,000 donation will be given over a five year period, and will fund several projects at the University in support of Indigenous students.

MAY 2022

Mennonite Central Committee of Manitoba

Gift:

$130,000

Recipient:

Jubilee Fund

City:

Winnipeg

Province:

MB

Donation will establish a rent guarantee pilot program at the Jubilee Fund for at-risk women in Manitoba.

MAY 2022

Northern Vision Development

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Yukon University

City:

Whitehorse

Province:

YT

Donation is in support of Yukon University students and their education goals, as well as the establishment of a Research Chair in Northern Governance.

MAY 2022

Northpine Foundation

Gift:

$20,000,000

Recipient:

Ottawa Hospital Foundation

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

Donation is to Ottawa Hospital Foundation’s Campaign to Create Tomorrow, which aims to build a new hospital.

MAY 2022

Michelle O'Reilly Foundation

Gift:

$1,500,000

Recipient:

Glenbow Museum

City:

Calgary

Province:

AB

Donation is to the Glenbow Reimagined campaign, which raises funds for the renovation of the Glenbow Museum.

MAY 2022

Vic Oreskovich

Gift:

$225,000

Recipient:

Notre Dame College School

City:

Welland

Province:

ON

Donation will support the development of Notre Dame’s initiative to develop a community hub around a turf field and track. The funds come from the three businesses owned by Vic Oreskovich: Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd., JTL Integrated Machine Ltd., and Trenergy Inc., each business contributing $75,000.

MAY 2022

Jim Pattison

Gift:

$5,000,000

Recipient:

Burnaby Hospital Foundation

City:

Burnaby

Province:

BC

The $5,000,000 matching gift is towards the Proud History, Bright Future campaign for the redevelopment of Burnaby Hospital.

MAY 2022

QuadReal Property Group and Menkes Developments Ltd. (Assembly Park)

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Mackenzie Health Foundation

City:

Vaughan

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital.

MAY 2022

Ronald Schmeichel

Gift:

$10,000,000

Recipient:

Western University

City:

London

Province:

ON

Donation will allow for the construction of a new entrepreneurship and innovation building at the University.

MAY 2022

Scotiabank

Gift:

$250,000

Recipient:

Okanagan College

City:

Kelowna

Province:

BC

Donation will support equitable and inclusive access to the College’s youth Gateway programs for students who have faced barriers to education.

MAY 2022

Scotiabank

Gift:

$2,150,000

Recipient:

YMCA Canada

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the YMCA Alternative Suspension program, which is geared toward providing resources and supports to vulnerable youth. The donation will allow the program, which originated in Quebec, to also be delivered at 50 YMCA Alternative Suspension sites across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, New Brunswick.

MAY 2022

Stem Cell Network

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health

City:

Vancouver

Province:

BC

The gift will allow for research and a clinical trial for a genetically engineered cell replacement therapy for type 1 diabetes.

MAY 2022

Stem Cell Network

Gift:

$19,500,000

Recipient:

Various

City:

Province:

National

Stem Cell Network announced it would be investing $19,500,000 for 32 stem cell and regenerative research projects and clinical trials across the country.

MAY 2022

Doreen J. Stewart

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Trent University

City:

Peterborough

Province:

ON

Donation will establish three annual awards of $2,500 for nursing students at the University. The awards will support local students from rural communities facing financial barriers to an education in nursing.

MAY 2022

Larry and Judy Tanenbaum Family Foundation

Gift:

$20,000,000

Recipient:

University of Toronto

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of the new institute of sport science at the University.

MAY 2022

Temerty Foundation

Gift:

$3,200,000

Recipient:

University of Toronto

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

Donation will support University of Toronto’s exchange initiative with the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine to welcome more than 200 students from Ukraine whose studies have been disrupted by the war.

MAY 2022

John Viecelli

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare Foundation

City:

Windsor

Province:

ON

This is the second of two $100,000 donations from John Viecelli to Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare.

MAY 2022

Cal Wenzel Family Foundation

Gift:

$16,000,000

Recipient:

University of Calgary

City:

Calgary

Province:

AB

The $16,000,000 commitment supports the expansion of the University’s Cumming School of Medicine’s precision health research capacity.

MAY 2022

Yamana Gold Inc.

Gift:

$4,000,000

Recipient:

Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

City:

Toronto

Province:

ON

The $4,000,000 gift will be given over several years, and establishes a fund supporting two cancer research fellowships and an annual grant for high-risk, high-reward research projects.

MAY 2022

René Dussault

Gift:

$1,000,000

Recipient:

Laval University

City:

Quebec City

Province:

QC

The $1,000,000 donation will be split between the University’s Faculty of Law, creating a teaching leadership chair on the inclusion of Aboriginal traditions in the teaching of law, and the Faculty of Medicine, creating a fund supporting training programs and developments in kidney disease.

MAY 2022

Ericsson

Gift:

$2,000,000

Recipient:

Carleton University

City:

Ottawa

Province:

ON

The donation comes from the Ericsson-Carleton University Partnership for Research and Leadership in 5G Wireless Networks, and will establish a new chair to explore solutions to real-world application challenges of 5G at the University.

MAY 2022

Fabricare Cleaning Centre

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

South Muskoka Hospital Foundation and Huntsville Hospital Foundation

City:

Various

Province:

ON

The $100,000 donation will be split equally between South Muskoka Hospital Foundation and Huntsville Hospital Foundation.

MAY 2022

Five Nations Energy Inc.

Gift:

$125,000

Recipient:

Health Sciences North Foundation

City:

Sudbury

Province:

ON

Donation is in support of Health Sciences North’s priority needs, such as acquiring medical equipment.

MAY 2022

G. Magnotta Foundation for Vector-Borne Diseases

Gift:

$1,200,000

Recipient:

University of Guelph

City:

Guelph

Province:

ON

Donation will support the University of Guelph’s Lyme disease research program at the G. Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab. The $1,200,000 will be given over three years, and will allow the Lab to continue its study of Lyme disease.

MAY 2022

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