Supporters

An ever-growing group of both public and private supporters have helped make Perimeter what it is today: a world-leading centre for fundamental research, scientific training, and educational outreach.  We couldn’t do it without their vision and support.

FOUNDER

Mike Lazaridis ($170M)

ENDOWED GIFTS

Doug Fregin ($30M)

Jim Balsillie ($10M)

PERIMETER SPECIAL INITIATIVES

BMO Financial Group Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics ($4M)
John Templeton FoundationTempleton Frontiers Program at Perimeter Institute ($2M)

The Krembil Foundation Galileo Galilei Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute ($2M)

The Krembil Foundation William Rowan Hamilton Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute ($2M)

EMMY NOETHER Circle

Founding Donor $105,000+
The Bluma Appel Community Trust

Foundation Donor$250,000+
The Ira Gluskin and Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation

Corporate Donors $35,000+
Scotiabank

Corporate Donors $10,000+
Deloitte

Individual Donors $1,000+
Maria Antonakos
Patrice Merrin
Jennifer Scully
Sherry and Scott Vanstone

CORPORATE DONORS

SPONSORS ($100,000+)
RBC Foundation
Sun Life Financial

PARTNERS ($10,000+)
Drake Entertainment Inc.
Linamar Corporation
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.

SUPPORTERS ($1,000+)
Desire2Learn
Maplesoft

FOUNDATION DONORS

The Cowan Foundation
The Hellenic Heritage Foundation
The Henry White Kinnear Foundation
The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
- Musagetes Fund
- The John A. Pollock Family Fund
The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

ACCELERATORS CIRCLE ($100,000+)

$250,000+
James Mossman

$150,000+
The Peter & Shelagh Godsoe Family Foundation

DIRECTORS CIRCLE ($1,000+)

$50,000+
Jon and Lyne Dellandrea
Brad and Kathy Marsland
Larry and Margaret Marsland

$30,000+
Don Campbell
Michael and Kathy Duschenes
Cosimo and Christina Fiorenza
Carol A. Lee
Barbara Palk and John Warwick
Dr. Neil Turok

$20,000+
Savvas and Christine Chamberlain

$10,000+
Dave Caputo
Ginny Dybenko
H. Garfield Emerson
Richard and Donna Ivey
Reid Family
Bruce and Lisa Rothney
Maureen J. Sabia
Alex White

$5,000+
Catherine A. Delaney
Dorian Hausman
Frederick Knittel
John Matlock
Dr. Scott and Sherry Vanstone
… plus 14 anonymous

$2,500+
Ian and Debbie Adare
Greg Dick
Edward S. Goldenberg
Kevin Lynch
Rob Schlegel

$1,000+
Jerome Bolce
Alexandra Brown
Ben and Mona Davies
Tim Jackson
Dave and Sue Scanlan
…plus 2 anonymous

FRIENDS (up to $999)
Jeremy Bell and Sunny Tsang
Michael Birch
Diana Blackmore
Paulette Bourgeois
Jason C.
Piyush Chugh
David Cook
Vance and Michal Crowe
J. DesBrisay and M. Cannell
James Facey
Vaishali, Vithushan, and L. Ganesh
Mercedes and Kevin Geimer
Lorne Glazer
Timothy Hensman
Eric and Marie Hentschel
Sean Jewell
Scott Jones
Seymour Kanowitch
Don Kissinger
Ilias Kotsireas
Sharon Lazeo
Mario Lourenco
Joy Macdonald
M. W. McRae
Ron Motz
Jan Narveson
Ellen Pearson
Dan Petru
Mark Pritzker
Neil Rieck
W. Michael Roche
Iain Russell
Glen Rycroft
Andrew Smith
Dave Soock
Peter Suma
Sree Ram Valluri
Peeranut Visetsuth
Dustin Windibank
Sam Znaimer
… plus 15 anonymous

GIFTS OF CELEBRATION, HONOUR, AND MEMORY
Ralph Armstrong, in honour of Carolyn Crowe Ibele
Carolyn Crowe Ibele, in memory of Dr. Richard A. Crowe
Leslie Donovan, in memory of Sheila Donovan
Leslie Donovan, in honour of Martyn Poliakoff
Michael Normand, in memory of Clarence John Normand
Som Tsoi, in honour of Imogen Tsoi

IN-KIND GIFTS
The Record Community Partnership Program
Steinway Piano Gallery
TVO

To download the most recent PDF copy of the Donor List, please click here

Government of Canada

  • Industry Canada
    • $50 million (2011)
    • $50 million (2007)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    • $25 million (2002)
    • $92,000 PromoScience (2009)
    • $59,900 PromoScience (2005)
    • $50,700 PromoScience (2006)
    • $10,000 Michael Smith Award (2007)
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation
    • $10 million Leading Edge Fund (2009)
    • $5.6 million Innovation Fund (2002)
    • $1.7 million Infrastructure Operating Fund (2004)
  • Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
    • $1.73 million Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2012)

Government of Ontario

  • Ministry of Research and Innovation
    • $50 million (2011)
    • $50 million (2006)
    • $10 million Ontario Research Fund (2009)
    • $560,000 Early Researcher Awards (2014)
    • $140,000 Early Researcher Awards (2012)
    • $130,000 Early Researcher Awards (2009)
    • $53,000 Ontario Research Fund (2007)
    • $50,000 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (2011)
    • $50,000 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (2010)
    • $50,000 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (2009)
    • $50,000 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (2008)
    • $23,000 Ontario Research Fund (2008)
  • Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
    • $15 million (2002)
    • $150,000 Youth Science and Technology Outreach Program (2005)
    • $120,000 Research Performance Fund (2005)
  • Ontario Innovation Trust
    • $5.6 million Innovation Fund (2002)
    • $400,000 (2009)
  • Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund
    • $5.95 million shared equally with the Institute for Quantum Computing (2002)
  • Ministry of Tourism
    • $300,000 Celebrate Ontario Fund (2009)
    • $40,000 Celebrate Ontario Fund (2011)
    • $40,000 Event Marketing Partnership Program (2009)
  • Ministry of Culture
    • $50,000 Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund (2009)
    • $20,000 Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund (2011)

“Perimeter is philanthropy re-imagined: philanthropy as a long-range strategic investment.”

Mike Lazaridis,

Perimeter Founder and Board Chair