The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is funded by charitable donations and memberships as well as by project grants and contracts.

Donations and Memberships

Established as a national charity since 1964, TIRF receives and depends on contributions and donations to conduct independent research, identify emerging issues, advocate change and provide services to the public. TIRF gratefully acknowledges the many concerned companies, corporations, associations and governments who support the Foundation’s efforts to reduce the losses that occur from road crashes.


GOLD Level


Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation

BMO Financial Group

The Beer Institute

The Co-operators

Partner Re Canada

Gore Mutual Insurance Company

Industrial Alliance

Prince Edward Island Department of Transportation and Public Works

Smart Start Inc.

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company

Hydro One


Federated Insurance Company of Canada

Ontario Trucking Association

Used Car Dealers Association of Ontario

Young Drivers of Canada


Additional Donors

IP Innovation Foundation