Our Donors


The George Brown College Foundation is pleased to acknowledge the following donors who have so generously given or pledged $100,000 or more to the Success at Work Campaign as of January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2017. Thank you for your support!

The George Brown College Foundation recognizes the exceptional generosity of its largest donor, Jack Cockwell and the Brookfield Partners Foundation ($8 million – the largest one-time donation ever in the history of the Ontario college system).

Please download our 2016-2017 Annual Report for the most current list of gifts and donors to George Brown College Foundation.


Jack Cockwell and Brookfield Partners Foundation
Student Association of George Brown College
The John C. and Sally Horsfall Eaton Foundation

$1,000,000 to $3,999,999

Scotiabank Group
The Helderleigh Foundation
Tridel Corporation (B.O.L.T. Charitable Foundation)

$250,000 to $999,999

BMO Financial Group
Concert Properties Ltd.
EllisDon Corporation
Estate of Mr. John Arnet Pentland
Estate of Mrs. Mabel Dorothy Pentland
Legacy Private Trust
RBC Foundation
Redpath Sugar Ltd.
TD Bank Group
Vincent T. Thomson

$100,000 to $249,000

Building Industry & Land Development Association
Compass Group Canada
Dana & Doug Turnbull
Hal Jackman Foundation
John C. and Sally Horsfall Eaton
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Mandarin Restaurant Franchise Corporation
National Bank
Noella M. Milne
Ontario Hostelry Institute
Paula Jourdain Coleman
Peter Lee
Pinball Clemons Foundation
R. Howard Webster Foundation
TBM Service Group Inc.
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
The William & Nona Heaslip Foundation

Annual Gifts 2016-2017

The George Brown College Foundation recognizes the generosity of the following donors who made cash gifts of $1,000 or more during the fiscal year April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.

$500,000 to $999,999

Tridel Corporation (B.O.L.T Charitable Foundation) (PL)

$250,000 to $499,999

Student Association of George Brown College (PL)
The Helderleigh Foundation (PL, CC)
The John C. and Sally Horsfall Eaton Foundation (PL)

$100,000 to $249,999

BMO Financial Group (PL)
Concert Properties Ltd. (PL)
R. Howard Webster Foundation (PL)
RBC Foundation (PL)
Redpath Sugar Ltd. (PL)
Scotiabank Group (PL)
Pinball Clemons Foundation (PL)

$50,000 $99,999

City of Toronto
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
Estate of Mr. John Arnet Pentland
Estate of Mrs. Mabel Dorothy Pentland
GBC Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts
J. & G. Grant
TD Bank Group (PL)
The Coca-Cola Foundation
THE POTTRUFF Family Foundation
The Slaight Family Foundation

$25,000 to $49,999

B.O.L.T. Charitable Foundation
Compass Group Canada (PL)
Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Peter Lee (PL, CC)
Roy Foss Motors Ltd.
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Vincent T. Thomson (PL, CC)

$10,000 to $24,999

Adidas Canada Ltd.
Alan Dean and Kathy Kinnear (PL, CC)
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Building Industry & Land Development Association (BILD) (PL)
Cactus Club Café (PL)
Canadian Football League
Carmela and Christopher Griffin
CAW (Social Justice Fund)
Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada (PL)
Consulate of Italy & King Street Food Company
Dana & Doug Turnbull (PL, CC)
Dez Capital Corporation
Donna Dooher
E. & J. Gallo Winery Canada Ltd.
EllisDon Corporation
GBC Bookstores
Grapes for Humanity
Economic and Commercial Office of Spain in Toronto
Jerry Patava (CC)
Knowledge First Foundation
Mandarin Restaurant Franchise Corporation (PL)
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
National Bank (PL)
Noble Estates Wine and Spirits
Noella Milne (PL, CC)
Ontario Hostelry Institute (PL)
TBM Service Group Inc. (PL)
Urban Capital
Walsh Canada

$5,000 to $9,999

Adam Murawski (CC)
Anne M. MacKenzie-Thompson
Association of Dental Technologists of Ontario
Bell Canada
Big Picture Conferences
Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.
Campbell, Cressy & Associates (CC)
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (PL)
CHCA Students
Colliers Project Leaders
Daniel Andreae
DBRS Limited
Deloitte LLP
Denham Jolly (PL)
Distillery Restaurants (PL)
Donetter Chin-Loy
Dr. Esther Farlinger
Dream Office LP
Ed & Anne Sado (PL, CC)
G&L Group
G. Raymond Chang Ltd.
GG Canada Limited Partnership
Home Trust Company/Home Capital Group Inc.
Investview Financial Inc.
John C. and Sally Horsfall Eaton (PL, CC)
Kilberry Inc.
Leo & Sandra DelZotto (CC)
M. Deborah Killip Trust
Michele Blackwood
Noble Corporation
Shannon Howard
Suzhou Regent International Preschool
The William & Nona Heaslip Foundation (CC)
University Women's Club (Toronto) Heritage Fund
USG Foundation Inc.

$1,000 to $4,999

Alfonso Criminisi
American Association for Cost Engineering (PL)
Ana Maria Faria (CC)
Andrea Jones (CC)
Andrew Rivkin
Anonymous 2
Anonymous (CC) 2
Anu and Seay Harder (PL)
Art Whitaker & TR Lee
Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs
Baking Association of Canada, Ontario Chapter
Barb Issett (PL)
Barry Callebaut Canada Inc.
Bell Kearns & Associates Ltd.
Benjamin Osher
Blake Goldring (CC)
Bob Luker (CC)
Bondi Produce Co. Ltd. (PL)
Brenda Pipitone (CC)
Brian Stock (CC)
Brookfield Partners Foundation
Canadian Gemmological Association
Canadian Gift Association
Canadian Rotographics Limited
Carla & Gerald R. Connor (CC)
Caroline Williams and Evadine Beckett
Charlie's Burgers/CB Wine Program
Cindy Gouveia (CC)
Colleen Marinelli
CoreNet Global Canadian Region
Cory Ross (CC)
CSC Toronto Chapter Fred Clarke Memorial Scholarship (PL)
David Livingston (CC)
Debra Iafrate (CC)
Dentsply Sirona Canada
Diane Mason
Donald Stephen (CC)
Donna Lee Rosen (CC)
Dr. Robin Yap & Mr. Edward Perry (CC)
E. & G. Odette Foundation (CC)
Earls Kitchen & Bar
Elizabeth Alexander (CC)
Family of David Condie
Financial Planning Standards Council (PL)
Gary Kapelus
Gerard Hayes (PL, CC)
Glyn Bancroft
Greater Toronto Hotel Association
Gregory S. Belton (CC)
H. & W. Perrin Co. Ltd.
Harol and Marjorie McColm (PL)
Harry A. Newman Memorial Foundation
Helene Vukovich (CC)
Honeywell Limited
Ian & Marit Hanna
Ijaz Jamal and Chris Palivan
Jackman Foundation (CC)
James W. Leech (CC)
Jan Carter (CC)
Jiatong Wu
Jim Daku (CC)
Joanne E. Campbell
John and Margaret Catto (CC)
John G. Higgins (CC)
Judy Csaszar (CC)
Karen Thomson (PL, CC)
Kathy Dumanski
Ken Carr
Kimokran 16 Toronto Inc.
Kindle Capital
Laura Jo Gunter (CC)
Laurel M. Walzak
Leslie E. McLean (CC)
Loc D. Nguyen (CC)
Lorraine A. Nave (CC)
Lorraine Trotter (CC)
Luigi B. Ferrara (CC)
Lynn Tomkins
Marion Goltz (CC)
Mark Nesbitt (PL, CC)
Martha Tory (CC)
Martino Contractors Ltd.
Marvin Zuker (PL, CC)
Mary Lippert
Mary-Jane Horsfall Large (CC)
Maureen Loweth (CC)
Michael Wilcox
Mitchell Glen (CC)
Nancy & John McFadyen (CC)
Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) (PL)
National Bank (CC)
Nelson Education Ltd.
Ontario Food Protection Association
P.A.C.E. (Canada)
Paul Ruppert (CC)
Peter & Marylou Huebner (CC)
Platinum Unlimited Inc. (PL)
Profile Hospitality Group (PL)
Pyung Hwa Food Company Inc.
Reich + Petch Architects Inc.
Robert and Patricia Lord (CC)
Robert J. Wright (CC)
Roger Garland (CC)
Rouge Media Group
Sharon Snitman (CC)
ShaSha Bread Co.
Shuai Gou
Shui Kim Ng
Silver Hotel Group Foundation (PL)
SIR Corp
Smart Serve Ontario
Social Justice
Student & Staff Fundraising Collections
Suzanne Kavanagh (PL, CC)
The Catherine and Fredrik Eaton Charitable Foundation
The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ont.) Education Foundation
The Lawrence and Judith Tanenbaum Family Foundation (CC)
The Sports Network (TSN) (PL)
Tops Volleyball Academy
Toronto and Area Road Builders' Association (PL)
Toronto Construction Association (TCA) (PL)
TrainCan Inc. (PL)
Turner Fleischer Architects Inc. (PL)
Usha George (CC)
Vital CPR First Aid Training
Vivek Shraya
Weinberg & Gaspirc Chartered Accountants Llp
Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing-Class of '61
Wendy Roberts-Simpson
Wüsthof-Trident of Canada Inc.
Zwilling J.A. Henckels Canada Ltd.


PL indicates donation is part of a multi-year pledge commitment. CC indicates donor has joined our Chancellor’s Circle.

We greatly appreciate each gift given in support of the George Brown College Foundation and we have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this listing. Please notify us of any inaccuracies or omissions by contacting 416-415- 5000, ext. 3083. We regret any errors.