Thank you
Ian Telfer and Nancy Burke

A warm welcome to
Ian Telfer and Nancy Burke

Welcome to the Chancellors’ Circle of Benefactors.

This recognition society celebrates the impactful leadership of a visionary group—over 130 families, individuals and organizations who have each made contributions of $5 million or more to the University of Toronto.

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Visionary benefactors like you, dedicated to fostering the creative arts and making opportunities for students, are essential to building hubs of innovation, community and goodwill. Together, we will honour Jay Telfer and build a venue that thousands will enjoy every year.

Thank you for your commitment. Your impact will change lives through music for generations to come.

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A lasting tribute to your generosity

The University of Toronto recognizes our most generous benefactors by engraving your names on the stone installation in Simcoe Hall—the historic centre and heart of the University.

Each donor joins their peers on the installation chronologically, after fulfilling $5 million or more in giving. At the next opportunity, we will add your names.

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Reach out to learn more

We are delighted to assist you, should you have questions or wish to learn more about the Chancellors’ Circle of Benefactors.

Katherine Needham

Director, Donor Relations


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Your giving has been extraordinary and we want to share that story. In the coming weeks, we will email you the biography we have prepared, celebrating your gift and its impact. Once you approve it, we will share it on the Chancellors’ Circle of Benefactors website. In the meantime, please enjoy exploring the biographies of your fellow donors.

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