History of awards, grants, and donations

The East Asian Library is very grateful for the support that has been made over the years to the library. The following list shows some of the most significant awards, grants and donations that the library has received. For more information about donor’s recognition, please contact Hana Kim, Director of the East Asian Library, at hn.kim@utoronto.ca or call 416-978-7690.

Year Donors Gifts
1950s Carnegie Corporation Grant for collection
1950s Mellon Foundation Grant for collection
1961 Canada Council Grant for Japanese collection
1960s Donner Canadian Foundation Grant for collection
1979 Korean Research Foundation Grant for Korean collection
1980s Foundation for the Support of Korean Studies Grant for Korean collection
1987 Dr. Cheng Yu-tung Donation for capital expansion, library renovation, the renovation of the East Asian Current Resources Centre and China research materials
1996 Japan World Exposition Commemorative Fund Donation for the renovation of the East Asian Current Resources Centre
1997 Korea Foundation Annual grant for Consortium cooperative acquisition
2001 University’s Technology Initiative Fund Award Grant for the creation of EASIC, the East Asian Internet Courseware
2005 LG Electronics Canada Donation for Korean electronic resources