Joe Fafard
Running Horses, 2007
laser cut steel, 10 12 m installation width
Purchased 2008 with the generous support of the Distinguished Patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Photo © National Gallery of Canada

Major and Special Gift Donors

Cumulative Financial Contribution

From $1,000,000 to $5,000,000

American Express Foundation
The Audain Foundation (Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa)
Donald and Beth Sobey
TD Bank Financial Group
The Thomson Foundation
Volunteers' Circle of the National Gallery of Canada

From $500,000 to $999,999

Dr. Lynne Freiburger-Benoit and F. Harvey Benoit
The Estate of Harry Michael Brindza
Charles Bronfman and Andrea Bronfman (1945-2006)
Clifford M. Brown

The Distinguished Patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation, through the combined generosity of:
Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa
Laurent and Claire Beaudoin
Dominic and Pearl D'Alessandro
Thomas P. d'Aquino and Susan d'Aquino
André and France Desmarais
Paul Desmarais Jr. and Hélène Desmarais
N. Murray and Heather Edwards
Elizabeth and Fred Fountain, C.M.
Hartley Richardson, C.M., O.M., LL.D., and Heather Richardson
Nancy Richardson
Donald and Beth Sobey
Jean and William Teron, O.C.
Two Anonymous Patrons

The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
RBC Financial Group and RBC Foundation
Sun Life Financial

From $250,000 to $499,999

Invesco Trimark
Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Foundation
The Estate of Dorothea and Margaret Graham
Imperial Oil Foundation
Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation
Investors Group
The Estate of Liv-Ellen Lockeberg
Midland Walwyn
Newcourt Credit Group

From $100,000 to $249,000

  • BMO Financial Group
  • Bombardier
  • CIBC
  • Thomas P. d'Aquino and Susan d'Aquino
  • Export Development Canada
  • Nahum Gelber, Q.C., and Dr. Sheila Gelber
  • Michal Hornstein, C.M., O.Q., and Renata Hornstein
  • The Daniel Langlois Foundation
  • I. David Marshall and Emylia Marshall
  • Dr. Kanta Marwah
  • Harrison H. McCain, C.C., O.N.B. (1927–2004)
  • Judith Miller and Joyce Harpell
  • J.-Robert Ouimet C.M., C.Q., Ph.D., and Myriam Ouimet
  • Parmalat Canada Inc.
  • Parnassus Foundation
  • Jean H. Picard, C.M.
  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Nancy Richardson
  • Scotiabank
  • Anne Shabaga
  • The Estate of Elizabeth Simonfay
  • Jean and William Teron, O.C.
  • Dr. Shirley L. Thomson, C.C.
  • Sara Vered and Zeev Vered, C.M., P. Eng. (1926–2008)
  • Three Anonymous Donors

Cumulative Financial Contribution

From $25,000 to $99,999
  • Alcan Inc.
  • Alenia North America
  • AT & T Canada
  • Laurent and Claire Beaudoin
  • Black and McDonald
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP | s.r.l
  • David G. Broadhurst
  • Canacermex Inc.
  • Canadian Pacific Charitable Foundation
  • Carleton University
  • CHC Helicopter Corporation
  • Chubb Insurance Company of Canada
  • Clearwater Fine Foods Inc
  • John Cleghorn, O.C., Pattie Cleghorn and Family
  • Corel Corporation
  • Dominic and Pearl D'Alessandro
  • Paule Delorme and Jean-Claude Delorme, O.C., Q.C., C.R. (1934–2006)
  • W. Thomas Delworth and Pamela Osler Delworth
  • André and France Desmarais
  • Paul Desmarais Jr. and Hélène Desmarais
  • N. Murray and Heather Edwards
  • EnCana Corporation
  • Elizabeth and Fred Fountain, C.M.
  • Gordon and Claudette Franklin
  • Friends of the Print Room
  • Harvey and Louise Glatt
  • Heffel Fine Art Auction House
  • Paul and Carol Hill
  • Sandra and Arthur Irving, O.C.
  • James Richardson & Sons, Limited
  • Hassan and Nezhat Khosrowshahi
  • James S. Kinnear, C.F.A., M.B., and Bridgette Eansor Kinnear
  • The Estate of Babara Joyce MacVicar
  • Elsje Mandl and Paul Mandl
  • Manulife Financial
  • The Estate of Evelyn Henderson McAndrew
  • G. Wallace F. McCain and the Honourable Margaret McCain
  • Mark McCain and Caro MacDonald
  • McLean Budden
  • The Estate of Catherine Jean Wickenden Mooney
  • PBB Global Logistics
  • Photography Collectors Group
  • Sandra and Jim Pitblado
  • Michael Potter
  • Hartley Richardson, C.M., O.M., LL.D., and Heather Richardson
  • John and Jennifer Ruddy
  • Silicon Graphics
  • Sotheby's Canada
  • The William and Nancy Turner Foundation
  • Two Anonymous Donor
From $10,000 - $24,999
  • Claire Alasco
  • Elisabetta Bigsby
  • CAE Inc.
  • CAI Capital Corporation
  • Frances Cameron (1947–2006)
  • Donna and Duart Crabtree
  • Dr. and Mrs. Craig E. Campbell
  • Canadian Museums Associations
  • Dr. Michael and Mrs. Barbara Chamberlain
  • Christie's Canada Inc.
  • Claridge Homes Group of Companies
  • Patricia Cordingley
  • Bernard A. Courtois and Dominique Courtois
  • Bryan P. Davies
  • Dr. Richard Deaton and Marie-Claire Pommez-Deaton (1941–2005)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Drache, C.M., Q.C.
  • The Electrical Contractors' Association of Association of Ottawa
  • The embassies of Finland, Norway, and Sweden
  • The Fleck Family Foundation
  • Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd.
  • Jeanne. F. Fuller
  • Giant Tiger
  • Mira Godard Gallery
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Anthony and Helen Graham
  • Al and Malka Green
  • Martha Hanna
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Bernard Lamarre, O.C., O.Q.
  • Lawrence & Company Inc.
  • The Luigi Liberatore Foundation
  • Robert F. MacLellan and Margaret MacLellan
  • Chanonhouse Family
  • Mercredis culturels – Cercle des bénévoles du MBAC
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Mirvish
  • Marie Claire and Jean-Pierre Morin and Family
  • Eve Osler Hampson
  • Sheila-Mary Pepin
  • Louise Perry (1941-2009)
  • André Preibish
  • C.A. Robertson
  • R.T. Ross Holdings Inc.
  • The Charles M. Ruggles Estate
  • Bev and Fred Schaeffer
  • Farid Shodjaee and Laurie Zrudlo
  • SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
  • Anne Stanfield
  • Pierre Théberge, O.C., C.Q
  • John and Mary Udd
  • Velan Inc.
  • Meeka Walsh
  • W. James and Deborah Westlake
  • Two Anonymous Donors


Embassy of Italy
First Air
HP Canada
Italian Chamber of Commerce
Les Suites Hotel, Ottawa

CBC Television
Le Droit
Ottawa Citizen
Télévision de Radio-Canada

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