The Université de Sherbrooke Foundation’s mission is to support the development of the Université de Sherbrooke by soliciting, administering and distributing the funds raised. For more than 60 years, the Foundation has invested more than $ 240 million towards its mission.

The Corporation (Fondation de l’Université de Sherbrooke) contributes to the growth and influence of the Institution. It carries out fundraising activities in close collaboration with the management of the Institution, the faculty directorates, the other university directorates of the Institution, the department of relations with the graduates and its volunteers. The Corporation has optimal and responsible policies in managing the funds entrusted to it by the donors and the Corporation allocates the funds raised in accordance with their wishes and the priority needs identified by the Institution.

The Corporation intends to be recognized as a leader in Quebec, Canada and elsewhere in the world of university philanthropy, notably by its Vision and Values:

The Foundation is recognized as an essential contributor to the realization of university research and teaching projects with positive impacts on society. It helps strengthen the pride and commitment of students by supporting projects that enrich their campus life.
Its community and partners can count on its innovative approach and practices.

• Commitment
Commitment as a lever to support the great human university that is the University of Sherbrooke. Partnership, at the heart of collaborations essential to the realization of projects at the University of Sherbrooke.

• Acknowledgement
The Foundation encourages and recognizes those who take small and large actions that have an impact on the daily life of the university community and that of society.

• Belonging and pride
Building on the sense of belonging and extraordinary pride of the UdeS Family, the Foundation contributes to promoting the innovation and creativity that characterize the University of Sherbrooke.

• Trust
The Foundation generates trust through its rigor and transparency, while responding in an exemplary manner to sound governance and integrity practices. It is committed to ethical and responsible management linked to the impact of its investments.


Consult the 2021-2026 strategic planning document of the Foundation and the Alumni Relations Department :

Consult our Responsible Investment section on our website :

Through concrete actions in terms of responsible investment, the Foundation is effectively participating in Université de Sherbrooke’s 2023-2026 responsible investment strategy: