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


  • BarterPay It Forward Foundation
  • Brant Community Foundation
    • Donald and Jo-Anne Wilken Fund

  • Brant United Way
  • Caledonia Community Foundation
  • Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation
    • Anonymous Fund
      Community Fund
      Barrie Family Fund
      Berg Family Trust Fund
      Blasman Family Fund
      Collins-Wright Family Fund
      Daidy & 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 & Margaret Osbourne Family Fund

  • Centre Wellington Community Foundation
    • Centre Wellington 100 Men Who Care

  • Community Foundation Grey Bruce
  • Community Foundations of Canada
  • D.H. Gordon Foundation
  • Elgin St. Thomas Community Foundation
  • Excellence in Literacy Foundation
  • Guelph Community Foundation
  • Haldimand Norfolk Social Services and Housing
  • Hamilton Community Foundation
    • Edith H. Turner Foundation Fund

  • Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
    • Community Fund
      Alex & Trish Brown Family Fund
      Alex Schmidt Memorial Fund
      David & Eleanor Yach Family Fund
      Heart Beats Hate Fund
      Jim & Sue Hallman Family Fund
      Landmann Family Fund
      Machelle & Tony Denison Family Fund
      TD Employees Endowment Fund
      Waterloo Region International Plowing Match 1995-2012 Fund
      Waterloo Region Record Literacy Fund
      Woolwich Community Fund

  • London Community Foundation
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Oxford Community Foundation
    • Lessif Family Fund
      William & Mary Mackesy Fund

  • PayPal Giving Fund Canada
  • Port Dover Community Foundation
  • Samuel W. Stedman Foundation
  • S. M. Blair Family Foundation
  • 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
  • CHANGE Lifestyle & Apparel
  • Conestoga Mechanical
  • Cowan Insurance Group
  • Electricity Distributors Association - Niagara Grand
  • Elemental Interior Design
  • Execulink Telecom
  • Gilt Restaurant
  • GL Industries
  • Gore Mutual Insurance
  • 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
  • MetaCompliance
  • RLB Management Partnership
  • Social Venture Partners - Waterloo Region
  • Syser Technologies
  • The Canadian Shield
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing
  • Wellington Pierpoint
  • Westmount Sign and Printing

Clubs, Schools, Groups

  • 100 Men of Wilmot Who Give A Damn
  • ETFO - Waterloo Occasional Teachers' Local
  • Kiwanis Club of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association - Waterloo Unit
  • Optimist Club of Hespeler
  • Optimist Club of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Optimist Club of Lakeshore Village
  • Optimist Club of St. Jacobs
  • Rotary Club of Dunnville
  • Rotary Club of Kitchener Conestoga
  • Rotary Club Kitchener Grand River
  • Simcoe Lions Club
  • South Wellington Community Lions Club
  • The Rotary Club of Norfolk Sunrise Fund Foundation

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
  • Carolin Vandenberg Coaching & Consulting
  • 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)

Letters, Sounds and Words Program Supporters

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