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 professional development, peer support, and mentorship opportunities. Funds raised help subsidize professional development programs and offer bursaries and scholarships.

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 Women in Film & Television–Toronto plays a critical role in funding and increasing access to WIFT Toronto programs and events.

THE FOUNDATION FOR WIFT TORONTO IN 2021

14

Program Bursary Recipients

$21K

Bursaries, Complimentary Memberships and Cash Prizes

101

Individual & Corporate Donors

$14K

Funds Raised at Silent Auction

$21K

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

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

n/a

Patron
$2,500 - 4,999

James Hyslop

Benefactor
$1,000 - 2,499

BoomBox Sound
Cineflix Media Inc.
Gail Asper, O.C., O.M., LL.D.
& Michael Paterson

Ilana C Frank Films Inc.
Linda Stregger
Sinking Ship Entertainment Inc.
Trina McQueen

Supporter
$600 - 999

Douglas Barrett
Hatty Reisman
Karen Bruce

Ryan Reaney
Samantha Hayes
Umber Hamid

Fan
$300 - 599

Anthony Ndirangu
CJ Milne
David Kines
Diane Woods
Ian Steaman
J.J. Johnson
Jennifer Holness
Karen Walton
Kathryn Kinley
Laurie Januska

Patti McCabe
Paula MacPherson
Peacock Alley Entertainment
Ro B
S. B.
Susan Black
Toni Miceli
Victoria Kucher
Virginia Cowan

Partner
$100 - 299

Agata Smoluch Del Sorbo
Aimee Mitchell
Alexandra Raffe
Alison Duke
Anne Loi
Argie Eliopoulos
Barbara Escoto
Beevision Productions Inc.
Brian Maclean
Buchli Goldstein LLP
Christa Morson
Cynthia Lynch
Dan Lyon
Dianne Schwalm
Edith Myers
Elizabeth Short
Fennella Bruce
Fly Away Films Inc.
Gaye McDonald
Heidi Lasi

Agata Smoluch Del Sorbo
Aimee Mitchell
Alexandra Raffe
Alison Duke
Anne Loi
Argie Eliopoulos
Barbara Escoto
Beevision Productions Inc.
Brian Maclean
Buchli Goldstein LLP
Christa Morson
Cynthia Lynch
Dan Lyon
Dianne Schwalm
Edith Myers
Elizabeth Short
Fennella Bruce
Fly Away Films Inc.
Gaye McDonald
Heidi Lasi

Friend
$20 - 99

Abigail Brockhouse
Caelin Moore
Carin Moffat
Carlyn Klebuc
Carolyn Allain
Carolyn Mauricette
Catherine Legge
Chelsea Reichert
Conrad Liu
E. Jane Thompson
Fly Away Films Inc.
Helen Argiro
Jennifer Ierullo
Jennifer Knox
Joyce Zemans
Lara Amersey
Lara Jordan
Lindsey Scully

Mary Bredin
Mary Rose Colindres
Mellini Kantayya
Michelle Crespi
Monkeys & Parrots
Moraa Mochama
Pauline Couture
Petros Kolyvas
Process Entertainment
Rebeca Ortiz
Samantha Gesualdo
Sarah Basciano
Sarah Harvey
Tonjha Richardson
Vashti den Besten
Venissa de Castro
Windrun Media
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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