SPECIAL EDITION – March Major Gifts Excluding COVID-19

Drew Green

Gift:

Unspecified

Recipient:

University of British Columbia

City:

Vancouver

Province:

British Columbia

This significant, 5 year commitment will establish the Drew Green Award. This award will provide financial assistance to multiple student-athletes each year from Drew’s hometown of Scarborough, Ontario, so they can attend UBC to play Football and Basketball. The Drew Green Award Drew Green is the CEO of INDOCHINO

April 2020

Gerry and Barb Price

Gift:

$20,000,000

Recipient:

University of Manitoba

City:

Winnipeg

Province:

Manitoba

To create seven endowed faculty member positions over ten years in the Faculty of Engineering. In recognition of their
generosity, the Faculty of Engineering will be named the Price Faculty of Engineering. The Price Faculty of Engineering. Gerry and Barb Price are both alumni of University of Manitoba. This gift builds on a history of giving from these inspirational alumni, bringing their total giving in the campaign to $23.4 million.

April 2020

The Slaight Family Foundation

Gift:

$15,000,000

Recipient:

Various

City:

Various

Province:

Various

This gift will be split between 15 international organizations working to improve human rights and opportunities for women and girls.
April 2020

Bell and Graham Boeckh Foundation

Gift:

$5,000,000

Recipient:

Aire ouverte

City:

Various

Province:

Quebec

This commitment will be given over 5 years to Aire Ouvert centres across Quebec. The money will be used to support existing programs and launch new hub sites. This commitment was part of an announcement of the 2 organizations’ new $10 million partnership to support and integrate youth mental health and wellness services across Canada.
April 2020

Sandi and Jim Treliving and Family

Gift:

$5,000,000

Recipient:

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

City:

Toronto

Province:

Ontario

As part of a joint gift with another $1,500,000 coming from Hudson’s Bay Foundation, this gift will support the launch of womenmind, a community of philanthropists tackling unique gender issues in mental health. Womenmind will fuel philanthropy focused on accelerating discovery related to improving the mental health of girls and women and supporting female-identifying researchers to become leaders in the sciences
April 2020

Hudson's Bay Foundation

Gift:

$1,500,000

Recipient:

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

City:

Toronto

Province:

Ontario

As part of a joint gift with another $5,000,000 coming from Sandi and Jim Treliving and Family, this gift will support the launch of womenmind, a community of philanthropists tackling unique gender issues in mental health. Womenmind will fuel philanthropy focused on accelerating discovery related to improving the mental health of girls and women and supporting female-identifying researchers to become leaders in the sciences
April 2020

Canada Steamship Lines

Gift:

$540,000

Recipient:

Georgian College

City:

Owen Sound

Province:

Ontario

To help purchase a Kongsberg simulation system, which will help the school’s marine simulation research and development program. Canada Steamship Lines Advanced Integrated Simulator CSL helped establish one of the college’s Centre for Marine Training and Research simulators, and subsequent
corporate training and research partnerships
April 2020

Young Equipment

Gift:

$450,000

Recipient:

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

City:

Saskatoon

Province:

Saskatchewan

This is an in-kind gift of equipment (worth $450,000 in total) to the school’s Agricultural Equipment Technician program. Young’s Equipment has supported Sask Polytech’s Agricultural Equipment Technician program for many years and employs many Sask Polytech alumni. Previously Young’s Equipment partnered with CASE – IH to provide a tractor for the Agricultural Equipment Technician shop. The company also has provided many other in-kind donations and annually sponsors five student scholarship awards.
April 2020

Legate Personal Injury Lawyers

Gift:

$300,000

Recipient:

Children's Health Foundation

City:

London

Province:

Ontario

To support the Paediatric Family Resource Centre.
April 2020

Stan and Judy Strato

Gift:

$155,425

Recipient:

Northern Ontario School of Medicine

City:

Sudbury

Province:

Ontario

To establish the Strato Family Endowment. The couple was inspired to give this gift after Stan Strato’s experiences with the healthcare system for his cancer treatments. Judy is a retired nurse.
April 2020

Thompson Community Foundation

Gift:

$100,000

Recipient:

Eastwood Park

City:

Thompson

Province:

Manitoba

The donation, which is in addition to a $35,000 grant the Thompson Community Foundation provided in 2019 for the
splash pad that is planned for the park, will be used to purchase and install new playground equipment and rubber
paving with the goal of making it the first fully accessible park in Thompson. The park will be renamed “”Foundation Park”
April 2020

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