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Our mission

The Museum Foundation is committed to creating highly effective fundraising campaigns to ensure the continuation of the MMFA’s mission.

A donation to the MMFA Foundation helps the Museum to:

  • Support the production of major exhibitions and Museum programming as a whole
  • Ensure the perpetuity of the MMFA's encyclopedic collection which contains close to 45 000 artworks
  • Develop and maintain the MMFA's educational, wellness and museum therapy activities
  • Make art accessible to everyone and participate in the positioning of the Museum as a powerful social vector
Group of young women at an opening. Photo © Sébastien Roy
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Donations' Impact

Donors of emotions and wellness, you are at the heart of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ accomplishments.

Your generosity allows the MMFA to present world-class exhibitions, ensure the sustainability of its encyclopaedic collection, develop educational and museum therapy programs and ensure that art is accessible to as wide an audience as possible.

The donations received were allocated as follows:

54%

Exhibitions, collections and programming

Members of MMFA's Angel Circle durine Omar Ba's exhibition

20%

Educational, health and wellness programs

families at the Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives. Photo © Sébastien Roy

Photo © Sébastien Roy

13%

Enhancement and conservation of the collection

Members of MMFA's Elite Circle looking at an artwork

13%

Special projects: new pavilions, arts of One World wing

Arts of One World

Photo © Sébastien Roy

Marie-Pier Arsenault
Michel and Margy Beaulne
Normand Collin
Aïda Daoud
Janos Filep
Lucille Hreha
Hans Konow
Lucie Petrelli and Paul Lufty Family Fund
Joel A. Pinsky
Ernesto Schiffrin
Victor Whitehead
A round of applause for all our donors

The list includes donors of $160 or more from the last twelve months' Annual Fundraising Campaign as well as active members of the Young Philanthropists' Circle and the Angel Circle.

Discover the donors

Governance

The MMFA is a humanist, innovative and inclusive non-profit organization that distinguishes itself for the positive impact its programs have on the children, families, seniors and people with special needs for the activities are respectively designed for.

Danielle Champagne, Executive Director of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation

Danielle Champagne

Director of the MMFA Foundation

Sound governance statement

To ensure sound governance and optimum results, the MMFA Foundation upholds the following values:

  • Engagement
  • Striving for excellence
  • Solidarity
  • Respect
  • Integrity
Chiaroscuro at the MMFA. Photo Frédéric Faddoul
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Read our management report to learn more about the Foundation’s overall results.

Annual reports and financial statements from previous years can be obtained on request at annualreport@mbamtl.org

Board and Committees

Foundation Board of Trustees
Young Philanthropists’ Circle Executive

The Young Philanthropists’ Circle is an initiative of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation in collaboration with the Circle’s Organizing Committee, which is made up of some twenty volunteer young professionals. It is the mission of the Young Philanthropists’ Circle to support contemporary art at the Museum.

To get involved in the Young Philanthropists' Circle Executive Committee, contact Anne-Isabelle Pronkin at 514-285-1600, ext 269 | Cell. : 514-210-8344.
Angel Circle Executive Committee

An initiative of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation, the Angel Circle’s mission is to support major exhibitions and underprivileged families’ access to the Museum.

To get involved in the Angel Circle Executive Committee, contact Anne-Isabelle Pronkin at 514-285-1600, ext 269 | Cell. 514-210-8344.
Women of Influence Circle Executive Committee

An initiative of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation, the Women of Influence Circle supports the acquisition of works and exhibitions by women artists, as well as access to the Museum for women in need.

To get involved in the Women of Influence Circle, contact Catherine Doyle at 514-285-1600, ext. 347 | Cell. 514-267-9628.

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