THE FOUNDATION FOR WIFT+ TORONTO

Our Purpose

The Foundation for WIFT+ Toronto raises funds to enable the organization to carry out its mission of building and advancing the careers of WIFT+ Toronto members by providing memberships, professional development, peer support, mentorship, and networking opportunities. We provide training to the industry in the greater Toronto area to enhance the skills of members of the Canadian screen-based media industry. We are proud to be a leader in building an equitable, inclusive, and accessible space where individuals can safely learn and grow their careers.

Supporting Women's Advancement

By donating to the Foundation, you make it possible for women+ to gain invaluable business and leadership skills, access to industry and academic leaders, and career advancement opportunities.

 

The Foundation for WIFT+ Toronto plays a critical role in funding and increasing access to WIFT+ Toronto programs and events.

THE FOUNDATION FOR WIFT+ TORONTO IN 2022

25

Program Bursary Recipients

$38K

Bursaries, Complimentary Memberships and Cash Prizes

120+

Individual & Corporate Donors

30

Community Partnerships

$41K

Matching Campaign

Ways to Give

ANNUAL OR MONTHLY GIVING

Many donors make a monthly or annual gift to the Foundation. Annual donors receive invites to special events.

EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS

Designate the Foundation as your charity of choice as part of your company’s United Way campaign.

MEMORIAL & HONORARY GIFTS

A memorial or honorary gift is a meaningful way to celebrate your friends or loved ones while also supporting the Foundation.

BURSARIES

Provide professional development opportunities for underrepresented women or those women with limited access or limited funds.

CRYSTAL AWARDS FOUNDATION SEATS & TABLES

Our biggest annual fundraising event sells out fast, so secure your seat/table early!

LEGACY GIFTS

Take comfort in knowing that you are contributing to the ongoing work of the Foundation, without affecting your immediate income.

The Foundation for WIFT+ Toronto Stories

The Foundation for WIFT+ Toronto is a registered charity supported by our generous corporate and individual donors and partners. Following the completion of a third-party audit, the Foundation Report, which provides an overview of the foundation's activities is posted here.

Our Foundation Donors

Our success would not be possible without the generous support of our donors. The Foundation for Women in Film & Television–Toronto gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the following companies, foundations and individuals.

Thank you to our Foundation Donors for generously donating !

Champion
$10,000 - $20,000

Mentor
$5,000 - 9,999

John Whitcher

Playbook Co.

 

Patron
$2,500 - 4,999

Jacqueline Guelker
Joanna Decc
Piazza Entertainment Limited

 

 

Benefactor
$1,000 - 2,499

Abby, Perry & Jordan Minuk
Accent Entertainment Corporation
BoomBox Sound
Gail Asper, O.C., O.M., LL.D.
Helen Juvonen

 

Janice McDonald
Jocelyn Hamilton
Linda Stregger
Spin Master Entertainment
Suzanne Taylor

Supporter
$600 - 999

Angela Jennings
Angie Hughes
Creative Clan
David Kines

Edith Myers
Jennifer Keenan
Jezabel Bamberg
Karen Bruce

Fan
$300 - 599

Alison Duke
Argie Eliopoulos
Jen Bell
Jennifer Chen Keenan
Jennifer Haufler
Laurie Januska
Lisa Snow

Mary Karp
Nellie Lindner
Sara Chan
Sinking Ship Entertainment Inc.
Stephanie Gosine
Tanya Green
The Fifth Business Inc.
Umber Hamid

Partner
$100 - 299

Aimee Mitchell
Anne Loi
Barb Godfrey
Barbara Escoto
Barbara Gaye McDonald
Bonnie Anderson
Caitlin Kennific
Catherine McCormick
Christa Dickenson
Christin Simms
Christina Buchli
Clare Bradley-Smyth
Cristina Dolenz
Cynthia Lynch
Darcee McCartney
DGC Ontario
Don McDonald
E. Jane Thompson
Elaine Pamela Wright
Emily Kulasa
Esther Riley
Fennella Bruce
Glenn Cockburn
Helen Argiro
Hungry Eyes Media
Inkling Entertainment Inc.
Jane Walker
Jennifer Kuzmyk Ruch
Jess Joy
Jessie Behan
Karen Walton
Karthiga Ratnasabapathy
Kathleen Meek
Kerry Ball
Kim Ball

Kim Stadfeld
Krista Barzso
Kumarie Singh
Laura Heath Potter
Lizzy Stanwyck
Loredana CuntiLuba Lesychyn
Magda Grace
Marcia Douglas
Maripe Perez
Maureen Judge
maxine bailey
Meaghan Brander
Meg Atkinson
Melanie Hartley
Mo Sinkins
Murry Peeters
Natalie Osborne
Noora Abu Eitah
Robin Smillie
Ryan Reaney
Sam Linton
Sarah Brown
Scott Kaplanis
Sue Baldaro
Sundra Sylva
Susan Nation
Tammy Frick
Tara Parker
Terri Hawkes
Terry E Markus
Tyler Klementti
Victoria Fusca
Wanda Chaffey
Windrun Media
Anonymous (multiple)

Friend
$20 - 99

Abby Brockhouse
Amanda Fahey
Amy Cameron
Amy Mcquaid-England
Arlene Galton
Arti Kaushal
Beth Janson
Beth Nobes
Bonnie Chan
Caelin Homola
Carolyn Sterling
Carrie Brown Management
Charles Warren
Cheryl de Luca
Chuck Thompson
Danielle Hebert
Diana Webley
Dina Pino
Elizabeth Barr
Eman Pathan
Emily Andras
Erin Conway
Erin Creasey
Fallon DeMornay
Fenton Jagdeo
Gina Simone
Hannah Michielsen
Heidi Brander
Jan Miller
Janice Dickey
Jennifer Ierullo
Julie Chivers
Julie Kumaria
Kajsa Erickson

Karen Ralph
Karen Thorne-Stone
Katisha Shaw
Kim Sparks
Kyle Parish
Kyle Russell
Lauren Grant
Linda Xiaoling Wang
Lisa Clarkson
Lyons Empire Inc.
Madelyn Ballos
Michelle Conn
Michelle Crespi
Moraa Mochama
Patricia Bourgeois
Paull Rodrigue
Paulina Abarca-Cantin
Radcliffe Productions
Ron Waisbord
Roxanna Woloshyn
Salma Dharsee
Sarah Cummings
Simi Khosa
Sinclair Gwilliams
Sydney Cowper
Tanya Blake
Tanya Mason
Tara Anderson
Val Nitsopoulos
Venessa Harris
Wanda Taylor
Xilonem Lopez
Anonymous (multiple)

Make an Impact

Our champions are the change-making women and men who donate generously to the Foundation for WIFT+ Toronto via corporations, foundations, and their own individual contributions.
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