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Our Partners

Windmill Microlending relies on the generous support of both public and private sector funders for loan program delivery, loan capital pool and special projects. Windmill would like to recognize the following supporters, without whom its program would not be possible:

Public Funders

Government of Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) generously supports Windmill’s loan delivery and operational costs benefitting immigrants across the country. The Windmill (formerly IAF) loan fund received early and generous contributions from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

Province of Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration generously supports Windmill’s loan delivery costs for loans benefitting immigrants in Ontario.

Government of Alberta

The Alberta Ministry of Labour generously supports Windmill’s loan delivery costs for loans benefitting immigrants in Alberta.

Support by Level

Windmill Microlending is a registered charity and all donations are eligible for an official tax receipt. 


RBC Foundation
The Rossy Family Foundation
TD Bank Group

$100,000 - $999,999

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
Anonymous (2)

$50,000 - $99,999

Wayne and Eleanor Chiu
Hamilton Community Foundation
The Marion Armstrong Charitable Foundation
Max Bell Foundation
Pattison Outdoor Advertising
The Petman Foundation
Power Corporation
The Prosser Charitable Foundation
The Rebanks Family
Toronto Pearson International Airport
Bill Young

$20,000 - $49,999

LIFT Philanthropy Partners
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Intact Foundation
Lassonde Family Foundation
The Printing House
The Stollery Charitable Foundation
Viewpoint Foundation

$10,000 - $19,999

Calgary Foundation
Canadian Western Bank
Cisco Systems
Data Communications Management
Claudia Hepburn
Sophia Hwang and Brock Judiesch
Ian Martin Group Ltd.
Longview Asset Management
MacDonald Stewart and The Hylcan Foundations
Trico Charitable Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

Vladimir Ahmad
Adam Felesky
Brian Felesky
Carsten Jensen
Andreas Souvaliotis
David Werklund

$1,000 - $4,999

Nwamaka Agbakoba
Leanne Cheng
Carrie Church
Dianne Fehr
Tara Holmes
Walt Macnee
The Morris and Rosalind Goodman Foundation
Moez and Marissa Kassam Foundation
Jeni Piepgrass
The Robert and Tatiana Ritchie Foundation
Drew Thomson
Laura Wood

Under $1,000

Mary Ellen Armstrong
Paula Calderon
Joan Carson
Katalina Kovesfalvi
Jon Lam
Craig March
Josh Morawo
Lindsay Morris
University of Calgary Indian Students’ Association
Frances Wach

Gifts in Kind

Bennett Jones
JSS Barristers
Allan Lee
LIFT Philanthropy Partners
McCarthy Tetrault
Strategic Advisory International
Success Office Systems Saskatoon
The Globe and Mail

Community Bond Investors

Bealight Foundation
Adam Felesky
Fern Gordon
Inspirit Foundation
Dr. Noor Jaffer
Dr. Kabir Jivraj
Walt Macnee
Max Bell Foundation
R.C. Cameron
Cathy Richards
Julie Scott
Andreas Souvaliotis
The Profit Line Inc.
The Rebanks Family
Toronto Foundation

Line of Credit Guarantors

Peter Aghar
Bruce and Carmen Alger
Avi Amir
Frank Boyd
Wayne and Eleanor Chiu
James and Inez Collie
Edmonton Community Foundation
Adam Felesky
Brian Felesky
Jim Gray
Inspirit Foundation
Dr. Noor Jaffer
Len Johnson
Greg Jones
Moez Kassam
The Lawson Foundation
D. Keith MacDonald
Alan Norris
Sheila O’Brien
Eric Prosser
Sherali Saju
Prem Singhmar
Andreas Souvaliotis and Joseph Gisini
Kumar Stenger
The Auxilium Foundation
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Bill Young
Anonymous (2)