Banting Circle is a recognition program that allows us to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of our most loyal and dedicated donors each year.

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, and working to End Diabetes through educational programs and support services; resources for health-care professionals on best practices to care for people with diabetes; advocacy to governments, schools and workplaces; and funding world-leading Canadian research to improve treatments and find a cure.

Named after Sir Frederick Grant Banting, co-discoverer of Insulin, Banting Circle is committed to these goals:

  • 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 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 that allows us to deliver dependable and credible diabetes education programs.  The programs are focused on prevention, management, and healthy living for at-risk populations, as well as access to information, resources and referrals to reduce risk.

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 empower, uplift and inspire children and youth while allowing them to enjoy an authentic camp experience.

Banting Circle Cornerstone $100,000 and above

Your support provides a framework on which we can build a strong reputation and continue to excel as a trusted voice in diabetes best practices for clinicians and experts in the field, including researchers, doctors and educators. 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 in order create positive health outcomes.

Banting Circle donors receive the following exclusive benefits:

  • Invitations to attend special events in your local community
  • Opportunities to meet locally funded researchers who are making strides in diabetes prevention, care and a cure
  • Annual recognition on Diabetes Canada’s website
  • A Banting Circle membership token
  • A personalized connection and acknowledgement from Diabetes Canada

How can you become a part of Banting Circle?

Join this very special group of our very special and dedicated donors:

  • Make a one-time donation of $1,000 or more
  • Become a monthly donor and donate $84 a month

Please click here to donate now. 

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Keep diabetes research moving forward

Your donation will ensure research never stops – help End Diabetes Now.