The Gairdner Foundation

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The purpose of the Foundation is to encourage study and research into medical / health sciences. We provide awards to the world's best and brightest biomedical researchers in recognition of their outstanding discoveries and contributions to medical science. The Foundation also hosts a series of lectures across Canada for scientists, researchers, medical graduates, undergraduates and high school students.


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 119234433RR0002

  • map-point4 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2017 Revenues: $2,442,905

<b>614833</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>62821</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>0</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>892475</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>872776</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2017 Expenditures: $2,825,605

<b>1492826</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>341296</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>991483</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>0</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2017 Year End: $34,674,521

<b>180370</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>175434</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>34306276</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>12441</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>0</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2017 Year End: $27,235,285

<b>707598</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>26527687</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

The Gairdner Foundation's headquarters is located at 335 - 101 College St, Toronto ON, M5G1L7.

Breakdown of Programs

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Fundraising Methods

Dinners Corporate Contacts