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

 

ENDOWED GIFTS

Doug Fregin ($30M)

Jim Balsillie ($10M)

 

PERIMETER SPECIAL INITIATIVES

BMO Financial Group Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics ($4 million)

Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Niels Bohr Chair in Theoretical Physics ($4 million)

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Aristarchus Chair in Theoretical Physics ($4 million)

Krembil Galileo Galilei Chair in Theoretical Physics ($2 million)

Krembil William Rowan Hamilton Chair in Theoretical Physics ($2 million)

Gluskin Sheff Freeman Dyson Chair in Theoretical Physics ($2 million)

John Templeton Foundation – Templeton Frontiers Program at Perimeter Institute ($2 million)

Clay Riddell Paul Dirac Chair in Theoretical Physics ($1 million)

The Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Family Foundation Award for Exceptional Emerging Talent ($500,000)

Cenovus Energy James Clerk Maxwell Chair in Theoretical Physics (Visiting) ($300,000)

Daniel Family Richard P. Feynman Chair in Theoretical Physics ($300,000)

 

CORPORATE DONORS:

Sponsors ($100,000+)

RBC Foundation
Sun Life Financial

Convergence Sponsor ($50,000+)

BMO Financial Group

Partners ($10,000+)

Google
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.

Supporters (5,000+)

The Boardwalk
Linamar Corporation

 

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

Accelerators Circle ($100,000+)

Corinne Squire and Neil Turok

Directors Circle ($1,000+)

$50,000+

Joanne Cuthbertson and Charlie Fischer
Jon and Lyne Dellandrea
Brad and Kathy Marsland
Margaret and Larry Marsland

$30,000+

Don Campbell 
Michael and Kathy Duschenes
Cosimo and Christina Fiorenza
Carol A. Lee

$10,000+

Catherine A. Delaney
Robert and Pearl Radnitz
Reid Family
Maureen J. Sabia
Michael Serbinis and Laura Adams
Renée Schingh and Robert Myers
Alex White

$5,000+

Dorian Hausman
Hopfmueller Family
Stephen Lister and Dr. Molly Rundle
John Matlock

$2,500+

Debbie and Ian Adare
Jerome Bolce
Greg Dick
Edward S. Goldenberg
Ed Kernaghan

$1,000+

Doug Brock
J. DesBrisay and M. Cannell
Ben and Mona Davies
Sue and Perry Dellelce
Lori-Anne Gardi
Simon Haysom
Frederick Knittel
Ron and Shirley Levene
Bernard Portier
Van der Veen Family
… plus 3 anonymous Directors Circle donors

Friends (up to $999)

Jeremy Bell and Sunny Tsang
Keith Betteridge
Mike Birch
Mary Borys
Alexandra Brown
Garnet Bruce
Alex Button
Sebastien Cadorette
Duncan Campbell
Toni Carson
Paule Charland
David Cook
Gheorghe Curelet-Balan
Ryan Curry
Grant Davidson
Marguerite Doyon
Ben Eby
Kent Edmunds
Angelica Fox
Tina Goldlist
Matthew Jenkins
Lukasz Jędrychowski
Amy Kavanagh and Julius Pitz
Don Kissinger
Rohit Korrapolu
Earle Laycock
Mario Lourenco
Joy Macdonald
Yuri Markarov
Melanie Marsland
Catherine Martin
Justin Mathews
Norman McCall
George Meierhofer
George Melnik
John Moore
Ron Mullin
Bill Murphy
John A. Myers
David Neto
Keith and Susan O'Neil
Richard Payne
Stanford Peaker
Joseph Peter
Dan Petru
Julia Rickert
Neil Rieck
W. Michael Roche
John Rodgers
Kyle Rozoski
Iain Russell
Catalin Sandu
T.J. Scoble
Stewart Sinclair
Adam Smith
Ed Smith
Jason and Karen Smith
Lane Stevens
Eric Strychaluk
Dale Vaillancourt
Jacqueline Watty
Dustin Windibank
Xiaodong Zhu

... plus 34 anonymous Friends donors

 

EMMY NOETHER CIRCLE

Founding Donor ($105,000)

The Bluma Appel Community Trust

Corporate Donors ($35,000+)

Scotiabank

Corporate Donors ($10,000+)

Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.
Deloitte
Private Giving Foundation

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

$250,000+

Ira Gluskin and Maxine Granovsky-Gluskin

$20,000+

Maria Antonakos Harald Stover
Dr. Scott and Sherry Vanstone

$5,000+

Andrea K. Grimm
Florence Minz
Jennifer Scully-Lerner

$2,500+

Patrice Merrin
Heather and John Clark

$1,000+

Beth Horowitz
Vicki Saunders

Up to $999

Nyla Ahmad
Margaret Franklin
… plus 1 anonymous Emmy Noether donor

 

FOUNDATION DONORS

Airlie Foundation
The Birch Island Foundation at the Toronto Foundation
Donald and Eleanor Seaman Family Foundation
The Hellenic Heritage Foundation
The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
       - The John A. Pollock Family Fund
       - Musagetes Fund
The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation
The Scott Griffin Foundation
The TRH Foundation

 

IN-KIND GIFTS

Steinway Piano Gallery
 

GIFTS IN CELEBRATION, HONOUR, AND MEMORY

Carolyn Crowe Ibele, in memory of Dr. Richard A. Crowe
Catherine A. Delaney, in honour of Bob and Linda Krembil
Simon Haysom, in memory of Elsie Haysom
Bruce Middleton, in honour of Doreen Middleton
Ann Leese and Irwin Rotenberg, in honour of Bob and Linda Krembil
Antonio Pereira, in honour of the physicist and inventor Nikola Tesla
Doug Wakida, in honour of Andy Kebo

This list reflects outright gifts and multi-year pledges received or ongoing between August 1, 2014 – May 26, 2016.

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)
    • $3.1 million Infrastructure Operating Fund (2014)
    • $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)
    • $280,000 Early Researcher Awards (2015)
    • $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)
  • Ministry of Education
    • $2.95 million Outreach Expansion Initiative (2015)

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

Mike Lazaridis,

Perimeter Founder and Board Chair