Our Supporters

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

 

PUBLIC FUNDERS:

   CanadaGovernment of Canada
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) generously supports IAF’s loan delivery and operational costs benefitting immigrants across the country. The IAF loan fund received early and generous contributions from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
OntarioProvince of Ontario
The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration generously supports IAF’s loan delivery costs for loans benefitting immigrants in Ontario.
AlbertaGovernment of Alberta
The Alberta Ministry of Labour generously supports IAF’s loan delivery costs for loans benefitting immigrants in Alberta.

 

STRATEGIC BANKING PARTNER:

RBC
RBC is one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies and is committed to easing the adjustment of new Canadians. IAF has formed a strategic partnership with RBC that enables IAF to access an innovative line of credit, supported by guarantors from the community and leveraged by RBC. IAF uses these funds to provide micro loans to immigrants across the country.

 

SUPPORTERS:

Amaka Agbakoba
Bennett Jones
Calgary Foundation
Carrie Church
Cisco Systems
DATA Communications Management
Deloitte
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers
Brian Felesky
Dianne Fehr
Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Hamilton Community Foundation
Claudia Hepburn
Sophia Hwang & Brock Judiesch
Ian Martin Group Ltd.
JSS Barristers
Allan Lee
LIFT Philanthropy Partners
Longview Asset Management
McCarthy Tétrault
Paper Strategy
Power Corporation
PricewaterhouseCoopers
RBC Foundation
Sknaber Ltd.
Strategic Advisory International
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
The Lassonde Family Foundation
The Marion Armstrong Charitable Foundation
The Prosser Charitable Foundation
The Robert & Tatiana Ritchie Foundation
The Rossy Family Foundation
The Stollery Charitable Foundation
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
Frances Wach
David Werklund
Laura Wood


 

LINE OF CREDIT GUARANTORS:

Peter Aghar
Bruce & Carmen Alger
Avi Amir
Frank Boyd
Wayne & Eleanor Chiu
James & Inez Collie
Adam Felesky
Brian Felesky
Jim Gray
Inspirit Foundation
Dr. Noor Jaffer
Len Johnson
Greg Jones
Moez Kassam
Lawson Foundation
D. Keith MacDonald
Alan Norris
Sheila O’Brien
Eric Prosser
Mike & Tori Ritchie
Sherali Saju
Prem Singhmar
Andreas Souvaliotis & Joseph Gisini
Kumar Stenger
The Auxilium Foundation
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Bill Young
Anonymous (1)


 

COMMUNITY BOND INVESTORS:

Bealight Foundation
Evangelical Lutheran Foundation of Eastern Canada
Adam Felesky
Fern Gordon
Inspirit Foundation
Dr. Noor Jaffer
Walt Macnee
Max Bell Foundation
R.C. Cameron
Cathy Richards
Julie Scott
Sknaber Ltd.
Andreas Souvaliotis
The Profit Line Inc.
Toronto Foundation