We are deeply grateful to all of our donors and partners for making our work possible. We are pleased to recognize our Circle of Support donors who have contributed $10,000 or more annually to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. We sincerely appreciate the local contributions that our partners provide to our local agencies.

If you have comments or questions about your recognition or contribution, please contact us.

CHAIR’S CIRCLE – $250,000 +


Cenovus Energy

In response to the shortage of youth entering STEM programs or pursuing STEM careers, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) is partnering with Cenovus Energy to stimulate and increase youth motivation to pursue post-secondary and career opportunities, focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. With this partnership, Cenovus Energy will deliver on their social investment goals; particularly with creating Future-Ready Youth. By helping young people prepare for their futures, Cenovus’ BIG on STEM program demystifies post-secondary STEM options and casually, and in 2024 will intentionally connect over 200 BBBS youth to STEM networks and professionals across Canada each year!

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McCall MacBain Foundation

The McCall MacBain Foundation’s investment supports the Enhancing Access to Mentorship Initiative, a two-year project enabling nine BBBS agencies to address the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth mental health and wellbeing by enhancing their programming and supports. The Initiative examines the underlying organizational, community, and structural causes of waitlists for BBBS programming, and aims to reduce those waitlist times and improve supports with a particular focus on under-served youth.

Ontario Ministry of Education

The Ontario Ministry of Education’s Student Success / Learning to 18 strategy has made a significant impact on school-based mentoring programs in Ontario since 2008. This partnership impacts thousands of children and youth by expanding access to services, resulting in improved educational outcomes and increased social and emotional well-being.

The presence of a caring adult in a child’s life, within the existing school environment, is critical to student success. We are privileged to work with the Government of Ontario to create better outcomes for children and youth. Together, we are providing a strong foundation for school engagement and lifelong success.

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RBC Foundation

RBC Future Launch is RBC’s commitment to empowering Canadian youth for the jobs of today and tomorrow. RBC is dedicated to help young people access meaningful employment through four main pillars: gaining new skills, growing their network, getting work experience, and enhancing their mental well-being. Together, with hundreds of organizations across Canada, RBC Future Launch aims to help break down the barriers young people face as they prepare for the future of work.

RBC Future Launch has supported the RBC BIG Possibilities Mentoring program since 2018. Igniting the potential of the next generation of young adults, the program provides opportunity for guided post-secondary and career readiness skill development needed for the 21st century.

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Youth mentorship has been given a tremendous boost thanks to a transformational $3.1 million donation by Scotiabank to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. Scotiabank aims to support organizations that are committed to helping young people reach their infinite potential. The donation by Scotiabank will accelerate one-to-one mentoring relationships, directly changing the lives of hundreds of youth and their families in communities across Canada. The donation will also build the capacity for youth mentorship through support for volunteer recruitment and impact measurement initiatives.

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WestJet has always been about people and their investment in communities is no exception. Although they operate in a very competitive industry, they know that they exist for more than just their bottom line. The WestJet Cares for Kids program was launched in March 2007 and supports eight national charities that positively impact the health and wellbeing of children and youth. Through this program, WestJet is able to support local fundraising efforts, alumni relations, volunteer recruitment, and important training for staff and the young people that Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies serve. WestJet continues to go above and beyond, by providing opportunities for special initiatives such as #MentoringMattersDay, Youth Day on the Hill, and ensuring that the National Youth Council members from across the country can travel to participate in the National Convention and other regional youth engagement opportunities.

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE | $100,000 -$249,000

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Bain & Company

Bain drives transformative social impact by applying Bain talent in partnership with the most innovative and effective organizations, addressing some of the world’s most pressing issues. Bain has a global commitment to invest $1 billion to pro bono consulting work over 10 years. As a part of this commitment, Bain has supported Big Brothers Big Sisters as a long-term pro bono project, lending extraordinary in-kind support to help shape the future of mentoring in Canada.

BMO Financial Group

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has been fortunate to have the incredible support of BMO Financial Group for over 20 years. Since 1996, our National Convention has been hosted at BMO Financial Group’s fabulous Institute for Learning in Toronto. In 2007, BMO Financial Group increased its level of support by providing training opportunities for the national staff of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.

BMO Financial Group’s Institute for Learning is an exceptional training facility that meets our needs each year, providing representatives of the Big Brothers Big Sisters network from across Canada with a place to gather, learn and share in a top-notch training and accommodation facility.

In addition, BMO Financial Group has provided remarkable support for of our Go Girls! and Game On! group mentoring programs. More recently, BMO Financial Group announced a five-year commitment valued at $750,000 for a Pan-Canadian Mentoring Partnership to address gaps in mentoring for Canada’s vulnerable young people.

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Cadillac Fairview

Cadillac Fairview has been a long-standing supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters. In 2007 Cadillac Fairview committed to in-kind office space at the Eaton Centre. This space currently houses our Toronto-based staff and allows Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto agency casework staff to meet with parents, volunteers, and children in a convenient location in downtown Toronto.

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Coke Canada Bottling

Coke Canada Bottling is determined to make a positive difference in the communities in which it operates through local partnerships and employee volunteerism with a particular focus on innovative initiatives that support diversity and inclusion, and youth employability.

Through the launch of a new initiative called ‘Bottling Potential’, Coke Canada Bottling’s national partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters is helping to support Newcomer Youth be better enabled to gain employment through career mentorship, motivation, and skill building. In addition, ‘Bottling Potential’ is enabling local connections with BBBS agencies and Coke Canada Bottling facilities across Canada through initiatives that deliver a need at the community level.

Mentorship has long been proven as a vital component to support diverse populations and help groups, communities, and organizations operate in inclusive ways. It is also critical for youth employability, as it is proven to help improve skills, self-confidence, motivation, and establish career paths. Together, we are igniting the power and potential of young people to achieve the brightest possible future.

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The Keg Spirit Foundation

The Keg Spirit Foundation has been an incredible supporter over the years providing over $1,400,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters. They have worked with us closely as a true partner, often taking risks as we develop new ways of doing business, of expanding our reach, and ultimately serving more young people.

The Keg Spirit Foundation made an unprecedented investment in the future operations of our entire organization, providing seed funding for the development of a unified system aimed at bringing all current case work, alumni relations, and donor relations onto one national platform. We are thrilled with the progress we have already achieved and the response we have been hearing from local agencies as they implement our new database system to improve our efficiency and enhance our ability to serve youth.


Mercedes-Benz Canada

Mercedes-Benz Canada has served its customers in Canada for nearly 70 years. Driving Your Future is a Mercedes-Benz Canada initiative that aims to advance social change by empowering the next generation of Canadians through mentorship.

Mercedes-Benz Canada is proud to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) to ignite the potential of Canada’s young people through the power of mentorship. BBBSC has an ongoing and immediate need to identify mentors across the country. Every child who needs a mentor should be able to access one. However, there are currently 10,000 children across Canada awaiting mentorship. Through its partnership, Mercedes-Benz is helping BBBSC address this waitlist challenge.

Mercedes-Benz Canada is also the proud title sponsor of BBBSC’s National Youth Mentoring Advisory Council (NYMAC). This nationwide consortium of youth experts (aged 17-28) representing diverse backgrounds is helping to shape the future of mentorship in Canada.

TD Ready Commitment

Through its corporate citizenship platform, the TD Ready Commitment, TD Bank Group (TD) is supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters and the ‘Raise Resiliency Project’. Across Canada, Big Brothers Big Sisters is working to improve access to health education, increase resiliency, and help build a better, more equitable future for the children and adolescents we serve. Grounded in research that identifies the increased health risks for young people exposed to mental health challenges at home, the ‘Raise Resiliency Project’ aims to provide early intervention to reduce risk and increase protective factors through mentorship. This project is possible thanks to a generous five-year grant from TD.

BUILDER’S CIRCLE | $10,000 – $24,999

Airlie Foundation


Shell Canada

Community Partners

We cannot do this work alone. A shared vision among collaborators facilitates a strong strategy for achieving common goals. These are National community-focused organizations that BBBSC has cultivated relationships with: