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Ways to give, supporting the priorities of the Ontario Veterinary College

Your support is vital to furthering the work of OVC.

To make a donation online, please visit our donation page

To make a donation in memory or in honour of a pet, please use this link to DONATE NOW

To learn more, please contact:

Julie Byczynski
Director, Advancement (OVC)
519-824-4120 Ext. 54370

Deanna Tigani 
Senior Development Manager, Advancement

Amy Tremaine
OVC Alumni Advancement Manager,
519-824-4120 Ext. 56679

Adriana Tramontana
Development Assistant
519-824-4120 Ext. 52248

For questions about the impact of your past giving, please contact:
Cynthia Fobert
Stewardship and Engagement Manager, OVC
519-824-4120 Ext. 52168

For general inquiries, please email

Current Priority Initiatives 

Highest Priority

The OVC Highest Priority Fund supports the college's fund-raising priorities and also provides support for urgent and unexpected areas such as supplementing critical research, supporting students in times of need, and seizing on opportunities in areas of innovation. In short, the OVC Highest Priority fund supports people, projects and priorities.

Scholarships and Awards

To support a current award or to learn about creating an award or scholarship at the OVC, please contact Amy Tremaine, OVC Alumni Advancement Manager at 519-824-4120 X56679 or    

OVC Pet Trust

OVC Pet Trust, founded in 1986 at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph is Canada’s first charitable fund dedicated to improving and advancing companion animal health and well-being. OVC Pet Trust supports innovative discoveries, education and health care that improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of pets. Together, with our supporters, we are proud to fund many advances in companion animal health with the goal of improving life for pets and the people who love them.

Kim Robinson, Managing Director, Pet Trust, 

Bovine Education Trust

The Bovine Education Trust is working to develop the next generation of bovine practitioners through summer placements, extracurricular learning opportunities and external electives.

Making a gift in your will

Leaving a bequest to the Ontario Veterinary College is an investment in the future of veterinary medicine, supporting important advances that impact animals, human health and the environment. If you are making your estate plans and wish to obtain sample bequest language, would like further information on planned giving opportunities, or if you would simply like to share with us that you have already included OVC in your will, please contact Deanna Tigani, Senior Development Manager, Advancement at