Banting Circle is a recognition program that allows us to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of our most loyal and dedicated donors each year.
Named after Dr. Frederick Grant Banting, co-discoverer of insulin, Banting Circle donors embody the legacy and vision of Dr. Banting. We are proud to honour donors as part of this prestigious circle of friends who inspire a hopeful future – one in which they partner with like-minded, forward thinking individuals and Diabetes Canada, to End Diabetes.
We are honoured to showcase the exceptional philanthropic leadership of donors like you, who are helping us make the invisible epidemic of diabetes visible and urgent. Your contributions are making a difference in the lives of real people, enabling us to provide diabetes education, information and support services; resources for health-care professionals on best practices to care for people with diabetes; advocate for policy changes to improve the lives of Canadians affected by diabetes; and fund world-leading Canadian research to improve treatments and find a cure.
Our goal is to End Diabetes. And with Banting Circle leadership, we will do it.
Banting Circle is committed to recognizing the remarkable generosity of donors by:
- Providing meaningful and personalized recognition for donors whose annual cumulative gifts are $1,000 or more,
- Delivering impactful stories and reports about recent discoveries and innovations in diabetes research to demonstrate donor impact
- Informing donors about how their support is helping to influence public policy and sustainable change on behalf of all Canadians impacted by diabetes
Banting circle donors receive exclusive recognition at the National and Regional level including in the online Annual Report, through special event invitations and personalized impact reports.
Take a look at how your investment can help to End Diabetes:
Banting Circle Innovators $1,000 - $4,999:
Your support provides a source of revenue to fund the most promising and cutting-edge diabetes research innovations in Canada. Conducted by both new investigators and career scientists, this research is at the core of our goal to End Diabetes.
Banting Circle Founders $5,000 - $24,999:
Your support provides us with a sustainable source of funding to pursue a refreshed strategy to address the diabetes epidemic in Canada. Bold action is urgently needed to bring about necessary change in Canada to stem the tide of diabetes. Our population impact strategy will allow us to touch more people in meaningful ways, whether it’s someone who is concerned with day to day management and their medication regimen, is feeling anxious about diabetes complications, or is newly diagnosed and looking for hope for a cure. The only way that we can effectively prevent diabetes and diabetes complications, advance treatment and ultimately find a cure is if we develop a national diabetes strategy with your help.
Banting Circle Friend $25,000 – $49,999:
Your support provides a crucial source of funding for the long-term sustainability of our diabetes community’s voice. They enable us to advocate for specific changes in public policy, legislation and resource allocation for all Canadians affected by diabetes.
Banting Circle Partner $50,000 – $99,999:
Your support paves the way for Diabetes Canada’s continued record of excellence in supporting children and youth living with type 1 diabetes. Through D-Camps, donors allow us to light a spark in children and youth living with type 1 diabetes. D-Camps empower, uplift and inspire children and youth living with type 1 diabetes while allowing them to enjoy an authentic camp experience in a community where they belong.
Banting Circle Cornerstone $100,000 and above
Your support provides a framework on which we can build our strong reputation and excel as a trusted voice in best practices for diabetes care. Our world-renowned Clinical Practice Guidelines are a best practice guide for health-care providers who care for people living with diabetes. These guidelines enhance diabetes prevention efforts and reduce the burden of diabetes complications. This ensures that more people living with, or at risk for, diabetes have greater access to the most up-to-date, and reliable information about the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes to help them live healthy lives.