How to Give

Perimeter is about research that tackles the big questions, training programs that educate tomorrow’s leading physicists, and outreach that awakens everyone to the wonder of science. We couldn’t do it without your support.

Perimeter offers a variety of donor levels to explore and benefits to discuss. We will recognize your contribution publicly and generously. We thank all our supporters for their gifts.

Individual giving

For any person interested in joining the Perimeter community. Donating is easy – give online or email us for a donation form and mail it to at: Attn: Advancement, Perimeter Institute, 31 Caroline St. N. Waterloo, ON  N2L 2Y5. If you would like your gift to honour the memory of a loved one or mark an occasion, check the “In Memory/In Honour” box with the honouree’s name. For more information, contact

Corporate giving

Corporate partnership is vital to Perimeter – what we seek in our partners mirrors what we strive for ourselves: Ambition. Vision. Leadership. We offer many logo and brand recognition opportunities and can discuss our corporate partnership levels with you. For more information, contact

Stocks and securities

We are happy to work with you and your broker to accept donations in the form of stocks and securities transfers. If you would like a donation form or more information, contact us at

AMERICAN donations

We are able to provide an IRS Acknowledgment to donors in the United States for donations made via cheques. Please make your cheque payable to "Friends of Perimeter Institute" and mail to: Attn: Advancement, Perimeter Institute, 31 Caroline St. N. Waterloo, ON N2L 2Y5 Canada. Note: online and credit card donations cannot be facilitated at this time, unless the donor wishes to forego the IRS Acknowledgement for tax purposes. For more information, contact


Leave your legacy by contributing to Perimeter. A bequest is a gift in your will, directed to Perimeter Institute. You can also establish a life insurance policy or make Perimeter the beneficiary of your retirement savings plan.

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“We need to commit not only to good science, but great science. Breakthrough science.”


Mike Lazaridis,

Perimeter Founder and Board Chair