Joe Fafard
Running Horses, 2007
laser cut steel, 10 12 m installation width
Purchased 2008 with the generous support of the Distinguished Patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Photo © National Gallery of Canada

Founding Partners Circle

The National Gallery of Canada Foundation was created in 1997 under the leadership of Jean-Claude Delorme, O.C., O.Q., C.R., (1934–2006). Together, the 20 founding patrons, known as the Founding Partners’ Circle, provided the Foundation’s first endowment fund in support of the National Gallery.

The NGC Foundation is grateful to its Founding Partners’ Circle:

BMO Financial Group
Nahum Gelber, Q.C., and Dr. Sheila Gelber
Michal Hornstein, C.M., O.Q., and Renata Hornstein
Imperial Oil Foundation
Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation
Parnassus Foundation (Raphael and Jane Bernstein)
Jean H. Picard, C.M.
Power Corporation of Canada
RBC Foundation
Donald R. Sobey, C.M., and Beth Sobey
TD Bank Financial Group
Sara Vered, C.M., and Zeev Vered, C.M., P. Eng. (1926–2008)