2022 Festival Donors

Luminato is grateful for the philanthropic spirit of our community who enabled Luminato to provide the city and its guests with new perspectives and challenging ideas, alongside excitement and inspiration.

To learn more, contact Sophie Brzozowski at [email protected]

Gifts of $100,000+

Ian and Kiki Delaney, C.M.

Gifts of $50,000+

Alice and Grant Burton 
The Dianne and Irving Kipnes Foundation 
Joan and Jerry Lozinski  
Sandra and Jim Pitblado, C.M.¨ 
Gretchen and Donald Ross, O.C. 
Larry & Judy Tanenbaum Family Foundation  
The Michael Young Family Foundation 

Gifts of $20,000+

The Azrieli Foundation ♦
Elinor Gill Ratcliffe, C.M., O.N.L., LLD (hc). 

Gifts of $10,000+

Mohammad and Najla Al Zaibak
Shelley Ambrose and Douglas Knight, C.M.
John and Leanna Bayliss
The Bennett Family Foundation
Helen Burstyn, C.M. and Family
Tiana Koffler Boyman and Marc Boyman
Tony and Lina Gagliano
Kevin and Roger Garland, C.M.
Anthony and Helen Graham
Eva Czigler and Peter Herrndorf, C.C.
Donald K. Johnson OC LLD ♦
Lucille and Urban Joseph, O.C.
Melissa Martin and Joe Natale
The McLean Foundation
The George Cedric Metcalf Foundation
The Slaight Family Foundation

Immersive Circle

maxine bailey 
Marilyn and Charles Baillie Family Foundation
Alexandra Baillie
Rajan Bansi 
Jill Black and Barry Allan
The S.M. Blair Family Foundation
Diane Blake
The Late Walter M. and Lisa Balfour Bowen
Susanne Boyce and Brendan Mullen
Council for Canadian American Relations
Linda Chu and John Donald 
Holly Coll-Black and Rupert Duchesne, C.M.
Denton Creighton and Kristine Vikmanis 
Michael Foulkes and Linda Brennan
Guite Brothers and Sisters Foundation
The Lindy Green Family Charitable Foundation 
The K.M. Hunter Charitable Foundation
Mary Janigan and Tom Kierans 
The Kingfisher Foundation
Louise MacCallum and Michael Barnstijn
Peter Mansbridge, O.C.
Deanne Moser
Native Women in the Arts
Brian and Jo Robertson
Arati Sharma and Satish Kanwar 
David Simmonds
Celia Smith
Carol Wilding
Marni Wolfe and Simon Beer

City Lights

Adwoa Buahene 
Arts Capital
Naomi Campbell
Kylie de Chastelain
Bob Crawley
Audrey Devlin
Barbara Fingerote
Adrian Gaffiero
John Goldsmith
Mark Hammond
Celia Harte
Claire Hopkinson
Sherrie James
Sylvia Kustermans
Karen Leitner
Peter Levitt
Jennifer MacLachlan
Jason Maghanoy and Malak Abu Shakra
Richard Matthews
Sophia McKernan
Marjorie McLeod
Patricia Monger
Luisa and Fausto Natarelli
Tenny Nigoghossian
Cathy Preston
Anne Rawn
Stephen Rawn and Barbara Banfield
Sharon Smith
David Spence 
Karen Sparks
Patricia Stanley
Vera Straka
Maureen Simpson and Almos Tassonyi
Jeff Tavener
Natasha Udovic
Waterford Partners Inc


Indicates a multi-year commitment in support of Luminato Founder’s Fund 







Founding Luminaries

From the very beginning, donors have been at the heart of Luminato. Among the first to stand behind the Festival were the Founding Luminaries: art patrons and civic builders who share the vision of making Luminato one of the most important annual multi-arts festivals on the world stage. We remain truly grateful to the following individuals and organizations for their generosity.


Mohammad and Najla Al Zaibak*
Kate Alexander Daniels and David Daniels*
Tony and Anne Arrell, C.M.
Salah Bachir, C.M.
Charles Baillie, O.C. and Marilyn Baillie, C.M.*
Avie Bennett, C.C., O.Ont.*
Helen Burstyn, C.M. and David Pecaut, C.M.*
The David and Stacey Cynamon Family Foundation
Joan T. Dea and Lionel F. Conacher*
Ian and Kiki Delaney, C.M.
Cam and Alexandra di Prata
John Donald and Linda Chu*
Gail Drummond and Bob Dorrance
The Duboc Family Foundation*
Lonti Ebers and Bruce Flatt
Margaret Fleck and Jim Fleck, C.C.*
Kevin and Roger Garland, C.M.*
The Ira Gluskin and Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation
Anthony and Helen Graham*
Jay and Barbara Hennick and Family
Ian Ihnatowycz and Marta Witer
Lucille and Urban Joseph, O.C.*
Patrick and Barbara Keenan, C.M.
Michael and Sonja Koerner, C.M.*
Tiana Koffler Boyman and Marc Boyman

Joan and Jerry Lozinski
Chetan and Clara Mathur*
Judy and Wil Matthews*
Sloan Mauran and Adrian Tauro
Rob and Cheryl McEwen, C.M.*
Joseph Mimran and Kimberley Newport-Mimran
David and Audrey Mirvish, C.M., O.Ont.
Pierre L. Morrissette*
Gordon and Janet Nixon, C.M., O.Ont.
Nancy Pencer
Sandra and Jim Pitblado, C.M.*
Jonas and Lynda Prince*
Richard Rooney and Laura Dinner*
Gary and Donna Slaight*
Geoff and Megan Smith
Howard Sokolowski, O.Ont. and Senator Linda Frum*
Marisa and Edward Sorbara*
Larry and Judy Tanenbaum, O.C.*
Eli and Philip Taylor
The Roy Thomson Family
Taylor Thomson
John and Elizabeth Tory Q.C.
The Hon. Hilary M. Weston, C.M., C.V.O, O.Ont and W. Galen Weston, O.C., C.V.O, O.Ont
Robin and David Young*

Founding Corporate Luminaries

BMO Financial Group
Dancap Productions Inc.
Falls Management Company
Ivey Foundation
MacLaren McCann
Manulife Financial
St. Joseph Communications
Tourism Toronto

*These visionary donors supported Luminato before its inaugural season.

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