Thank you very much to our generous financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you!

Founding Partner

The Lyle S. Hallman Foundation is a granting foundation continuing a tradition of giving, focused in its home of Waterloo Region, supporting health, education and children’s initiatives that inspire and grow individual and community potential. Lyle Hallman was a generous philanthropist who during the course of his lifetime (1922-2003) worked to make a lasting difference in the lives of the people of his home community of Waterloo Region. His strong commitment to education, health and children is reflected in the mission of the Foundation.

Corporate and Community Supporters


  • Brant Community Foundation
  • Brant United Way
  • Caledonia Community Foundation
  • Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation
    • Anonymous Fund
      Berg Family Fund
      Blasman Family Fund
      Collins-Wright Family Fund
      Daidy and James Flavelle Fund
      Jane & Ken Wright Family Fund
      Langdon Hall Fund
      Preston Chapter IODE
      Terry and Margaret Osbourne Family Fund
      The Marion Edgar Fund

  • Catholic Community Foundation of Waterloo Region
  • Centre Wellington Community Foundation
    • Kathie Hammond Literacy Fund

  • D.H. Gordon Foundation
  • Guelph Community Foundation
    • Community Fund

  • London Community Foundation
    • Wilson Family Foundation

  • Mersynergy Charitable Foundation
  • Samuel W. Stedman Foundation
  • The Excellence in Literacy Foundation
  • The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
    • Alex and Trish Brown Family Fund
      Alex Schmidt Memorial Fund
      Landmann Family Fund
      Lonsdale and Roberta Schofield Fund
      Smart & Caring Community Grants Program
      The David and Eleanor Yach Family Fund
      The International Plowing Match ‘95 & ‘12 Fund
      The Motz Family Endowment
      The Spinnaker Fund
      The TD Bank Financial Group Employees Endowment Fund
      The Victoria J. Suljak Memorial Fund
      The Waterloo Region Record Literacy Fund
      The Woolwich Community Fund - Funds for Distribution

  • Toronto Foundation
    • SAP Canada Fund

  • Waterford Community Foundation


  • Energy + Inc
  • Giant Tiger
  • H.M. Advisors
  • Investors Group
  • Meridian Credit Union - Galt Branch
  • Miller Thompson LLC
  • Paul. A. Bender Insurance
  • SC Johnson
  • Sun Life Financial
  • TD Wealth
  • Tepperman's
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.

Clubs, Schools, Groups

  • ETFO - Waterloo Occasional Teachers' Local
  • I.L. Thomas School Community, Six Nations
  • Jarvis Public School
  • Kiwanis Club of Brantford
  • Kiwanis Foundation of Canada
  • K-W Montessori School
  • Lansdowne-Costain Public School
  • Lynndale Heights Public School
  • Maryhill Knights of Columbus
  • Moksha Yoga Cambridge
  • Moksha Yoga Waterloo
  • Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association - Waterloo Unit
  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation - District 24
  • Optimist Club of Baden
  • Optimist Club of Cambridge Hespeler
  • Optimist Club of Lakeshore Village
  • Optimist Club of Westvale Waterloo
  • Retired Teachers of Ontario District 11
  • Retired Teachers of Ontario District 12
  • Rotary Club of Brantford
  • Rotary Club of Brantford-Sunrise
  • Rotary Club of Cambridge North
  • Rotary Club of Kitchener
  • Rotary Club of Kitchener-Conestoga
  • Rotary Club of Kitchener-Grand River
  • Rotary Club of Kitchener-Westmount
  • Tait Street Public School
  • The May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • The Park Baptist Church Christian Couples Club
  • Walsh Public School
  • Wesley United Church
  • Westvale Public School, School Council
  • Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Psychology Students' Association

Third Party Events

  • Elmira Maple Syrup Festival
  • Mighty Machines
  • Peter Braid Celebration of Service
  • Peter Hallman Memorial Fast Pitch Tournaments
  • St. Andrew's United Church Quarter Charity Auction


  • City of Brantford
  • City of Cambridge
  • City of Kitchener


  • Arrowsmith Corporation
  • Brantford Blast Hockey Organization
  • Chris Howlett
  • Simpson Print
  • Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region
  • TechSoup Canada and Partners - providing products and services at reduced rates (Amazon Web Services, Docusign and Microsoft)
  • Westmount Moving & Warehousing

Get Ready for School Program Partners

  • Bridgeport Community Centre, Kitchener
  • Centreville Chicopee Community Centre, Kitchener
  • Chandler Mowat Community Centre, Kitchener
  • Country Hills Community Centre, Kitchener
  • Downtown Community Centre, Kitchener
  • Grow Community Centre, Cambridge
  • Kids and I Resource Centre, Elmira
  • Kinbridge Community Association, Cambridge
  • Kingsdale Community Centre, Kitchener
  • Langs, Cambridge
  • McCormick Branch Library, Waterloo
  • Our Place Family Resource & Early Years Centre, Kitchener
  • Preston Heights Community Group, Cambridge
  • Stanley Park Community Centre
  • The Family Centre, Kitchener
  • Victoria Hills Community Centre, Kitchener
  • Williamsburg Community Centre, Kitchener

Letters, Sounds and Words Program Partners

  • Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board
  • Brantford Christian School
  • Conestoga College - Brantford
  • Grand Erie District School Board
  • I.L. Thomas Odadrihonyanita Elementary School
  • Islamic School of Cambridge
  • KidsAbility School
  • Laurentian Hills Christian School
  • Lloyd S. King School
  • MAC Maple Grove School
  • Mohawk College
  • Nipissing University
  • Oliver M. Smith Kawenni:io Elementary School
  • Plattsville Christian School
  • Thames Valley District School Board
  • W. Ross Macdonald School for the Blind
  • Waterloo Catholic District School Board
  • Waterloo Region District School Board
  • Wellington Catholic District School Board
  • Wilfrid Laurier University

This lists reflects gifts given between July 2014 and present.