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Supporters & Partners


Founding families

The Family Business Institute acknowledges the generous support of our founding families who helped to launch the Institute. 

Martha Billes
The Otis Family
Daphne Taras and the Gottlieb family

Corporate sponsors and donors

The Institute is actively seeking additional sponsors and supporters. Sponsors will receive significant marketing and collaboration benefits. Supporters at all levels will be recognized publicly on the Family Business Institute website and promotional materials. Please contact for more information. 

Community Partners

The Family Business Institute collaborates with key family business organizations in Canada and globally. Our partners include:

The Institute is very receptive to community partnerships with organizations which provide services to those in the family business community. Partnerships can include research collaborations, event sponsorship, executive education collaborations and more. Please email

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