Thank you very much to our generous financial supporters for their gifts. 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
    • Donald and Jo-Anne Wilken Fund

  • Brant United Way
  • Caledonia Community Foundation
  • Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation
    • Barrie Family Fund
      Berg Family Trust Fund
      Blasman Family Fund
      Collins-Wright Family Fund
      Daidy and James Flavelle Fund
      General Youth Endowment Fund
      Jane & Ken Wright Family Fund
      Langdon Hall Fund
      Marion Edgar Fund
      School Sisters of Notre Dame Legacy
      Terry and Margaret Osbourne Family Fund

  • Community Foundations of Canada
  • D.H. Gordon Foundation
  • Elgin St. Thomas Community Foundation
  • Guelph Community Foundation
  • Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
    • 2020 Community Grant
      Alex and Trish Brown Family Fund
      Alex Schmidt Memorial Fund
      David and Eleanor Yach Family Fund
      Heart Beats Hate Fund
      Jim & Sue Hallman Family Fund
      Landmann Family Fund
      Machelle & Tony Denison Family Fund
      Spinnaker Fund
      TD Bank Financial Group Employees Endowment Fund
      Waterloo Region International Plowing Match 1995-2012 Fund
      Waterloo Region Record Literacy Fund
      Woolwich Community Fund

  • MerSynergy Charitable Foundation
  • Oxford Community Foundation
  • Vancouver Foundation
    • Enbridge Gas

  • The S. M. Blair Family Foundation
  • The Catholic Community Foundation of Waterloo Region
  • Toronto Foundation
    • SAP Canada Fund

  • United Way of Greater Toronto
  • United Way Halton & Hamilton
  • United Way Waterloo Region Communities
  • United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin


  • A Girl Named Trenholme
  • Bold Automations
  • Brody Enterprises
  • BusPlanner
  • Conestoga Mechanical
  • Cowan Insurance Group
  • Electricity Distributors Association - Niagara Grand
  • Elemental Interior Design
  • Gilt Restaurant
  • GL Industries
  • Hi-Tech Door Automation
  • HM Advisors
  • Intact Financial Corporation
  • I.C.I. Marble & Tile
  • K-W Glass Systems
  • Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro
  • Infinity (X) Group of Companies
  • Manulife
  • RLB Management Partnership
  • Syser Technologies
  • TD Wealth Management
  • Wellington Pierpoint
  • Westmount Sign and Printing

Clubs, Schools, Groups

  • ETFO - Waterloo Occasional Teachers' Local
  • Friends of Ruth Mills
  • Kiwanis Club of Brantford
  • Kiwanis Club of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association - Waterloo Unit
  • Optimist Club of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Optimist Club of Lakeshore Village
  • Optimist Club of St. Jacobs
  • Optimist Club of Westvale Waterloo
  • Retired Teachers of Ontario - Brant 40
  • Retired Womens Teachers of Ontario - Brant
  • Rotary Club of Brantford Charitable Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Kitchener-Conestoga
  • Rotary Club of Kitchener-Grand River
  • The Park Baptist Church Christian Friends
  • Waterloo Region Occasional Teacher Local
  • Millen Woods Public School
  • May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • May Court Club of London
  • 100 Men of Wilmot Who Give A Damn

Third Party Events

  • Elmira Maple Syrup Festival


  • City of Brantford
  • City of Guelph
  • City of Kitchener


  • 2WA Consulting - Anne Bermingham
  • Arrowsmith Corporation
  • Brantford Blast Hockey Organization
  • Creative Day For Social Good
  • Neil Denison
  • Chris Howlett
  • Carol Jankowski
  • Liftow
  • Jeff Posluns
  • Simpson Print
  • Stephen Rice
  • TechSoup Canada and Partners - providing products and services at reduced rates (Amazon Web Services, Docusign and Microsoft)
  • Wilke Movers & Storage

Letters, Sounds and Words Program Supporters

  • Conestoga College
  • Fanshawe College
  • Mohawk College
  • Six Nations Polytechnic
  • University of Guelph
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University

Letters, Sounds and Words Program Partners

Get Ready for School Program Partners

Baby Connections Program Partners