The Kidney Foundation of Canada

National Recognition Program

The Kidney Foundation of Canada National Fund Development Award


This award recognizes significant accomplishments and outstanding contributions in the area of fund development which have had a significant impact on The Kidney Foundation whether at a Branch or National level. It is presented to an individual volunteer/staff, a group of volunteers/staff or an organization that has(have) initiated, created or collaborated in a significant fund development endeavor which, because of its magnitude, has greatly contributed to The Kidney Foundation. In the case of a staff nomination, this award is intended to recognize significant achievement that goes "above and beyond" the regular job responsibilities. More than one award may be presented in a given year.

Nomination Process

The latest recipients of The Kidney Foundation of Canada National Fund Development Award are:

2019      Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical Inc.; 
             Fleurette Bilodeau, QC

Past Recipients of this prestigious award include:

2018 Quebec Branch Golf Committee
Frank Bonanno, Roberto Catalogna, Nick De Cicco, Luciano D’Ignazio,
             Tony Loffreda, Christopher Payne, Linda Pellas, Emile Petroro,
             Salvatore Santangelo, Dr. Rita Suri, Harry Topikian
2017 Heather Dean, Janice McKay and Dr. Julian Midgley, AB; Alex Lifeson, Guitarist of the Canadian rock band RUSH
2016 July Dorland, ON; Rexal Foundation
2015 Domino's Canada; The Barbara and Patrick Keenan Foundation, ON;  The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
2014 Pia Schindler, BC Branch; Don Cherry, ON; Jason Kroft, ON.
2013 Canadian National Railway Company;  The Founder's Award Campaign Cabinet, QC; John & Leslie Pearson, ON; Kurt & Liz Pedersen and The Macquarie Group Foundation, AB