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Photograph of the Avon River in Stratford




We are grateful to the many individuals and foundations who support the Festival, our Endowment Foundation and the new Tom Patterson Theatre and are honoured to acknowledge the cumulative gifts and pledges of a very special group of committed donors whose contributions over the years have truly made a difference and will continue to do so well into the future.

We also sincerely appreciate the generous donors who support the funding priorities for the Stratford Festival and the art that is produced on our stages each season.  The list below reflects the gifts in support of the 2021 Season.

The following lists reflect gifts and pledges made up to November 1, 2021. 

Gifts made through the Stratford Festival of America are marked with an asterisk (*).

$20 Million +

Ophelia & Mike Lazaridis

$10 Million to $19,999,999

Daniel Bernstein & Claire Foerster*
Kelly & Michael Meighen and the T.R. Meighen Family Foundation

$5 Million to $9,999,999

The Birmingham Family
Robert G. E. Murray & the late Marion Murray
Richard Rooney & Laura Dinner
Sandra & Jim Pitblado

$2.5 Million to $4,999,999

The Marilyn & Charles Baillie Fund
Jane & Raphael Bernstein and the Parnassus Foundation*
Estate of Mona Louise Campbell
Estate of Estelle H. Cohen*
The Schulich Foundation
Robert & Jacqueline Sperandio*
Mary Winton Green & David Green*

$1 Million to $2,499,999

Richard & Mona Alonzo*
Sylvia D. Chrominska
Dalio Foundation*
Mary Ann & Robert Gorlin*
Rita & Rudy Koehler
Janet & Richard Lint
The Richard James Mackler Endowment Fund for the Stratford Festival
The J. W. McConnell Family Foundation
Drs. M. L. Myers & the late W. P. Hayman
The Northpine Foundation
The Honourable David & Shelley Peterson
Martie & Bob Sachs*
Andy & Helen Spriet
Matilda R. Wilson Fund*
Anonymous (2)

GIFTS IN SUPPORT OF THE 2021 SEASON $1 Million to $2,499,999

Ophelia & Mike Lazaridis
Estate of Nina Martin

$250,000 to $999,999

The Schulich Foundation
Anonymous (1)

$100,000 to $249,999

Daniel Bernstein & Claire Foerster*
The John & Myrna Daniels Charitable Foundation
The Fred A. & Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation*

$50,000 to $99,999

John & Therese Gardner*
Mary Ann & Robert Gorlin*
The Harkins/Manning Families in memory of Jim & Susan Harkins
The Henry White Kinnear Foundation
Dr. Desta Leavine in memory of Pauline Leavine
Barbara & John Schubert*
Sylvia Soyka
Robert & Jacqueline Sperandio*
The Westaway Charitable Foundation
Anonymous (2)

$25,000 to $49,999

Karon C. Bales & Charles E. Beall
Sylvia D. Chrominska
Donner Canadian Foundation
M. Fainer
Jody & Deborah Hamade
Nona Macdonald Heaslip
John R. McConnell Foundation
The Philip & Berthe Morton Foundation
Dr. M. Lee Myers
Dr. Robert J. & Roberta Sokol*
Alice & Tim Thornton*
Diana Tremain
Douglas Ian Watson
John H. Whiteside
Catherine & David Wilkes

$10,000 to $24,999

Richard & Mona Alonzo*
Patrick & Barbara Keenan Foundation
The McLean Foundation
Sandra Rotman in honour of Louis Applebaum through The Louis Applebaum Visiting Artists Program
The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation*

$1000 to $9999

The Morris & Beverly Baker Foundation
Estate of Donna Kathleen Louise Lunau
Estate of Muriel Kassimatis
Martie & Bob Sachs*