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What's a Community Foundation?

We exist to improve quality of life for people in a specific geographic area — highlighting needs, engaging donors and making grants.

Philanthropists come to Toronto Foundation to simplify and enhance their charitable giving.



Our latest news, stories, research, and insights.

REGISTER NOW: FROM RECONCILIATION TO RECIPROCITY // Deepen your understanding of the roots of Indigenous Peoples in Toronto and learn how Toronto can shift from the consequences of colonization to a new reciprocal relationship with First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples. Register

ANNUAL FUNDHOLDER INVESTMENT UPDATE // Fundholders are invited to hear from the Chair of the Investment Committee, and from our Outsourced Chief Investment Officer, RockCreek, on June 16 at 11:30 a.m. This is a fundholder only event. Register

NEW 2022-2023 GOOD TO GIVE GUIDE IS HERE // Kudos to the Toronto's Vital Signs Grantees! Get familiar with these grantee organizations to help you diversify your giving by funding urgent, under-the-radar work in Toronto. Learn More

MEET OUR PHILANTHROPISTS // We are home to 850+ fundholders. We all call Toronto home and desire to maximize the impact of our personal philanthropy to create a city where everyone has equal opportunity to thrive. Read More


Understanding Toronto’s Greatest Needs

Research, insights, and recommendations to connect your philanthropy to the causes you care about.

A snapshot of the trends and issues affecting quality of life in Toronto.
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Your guide to high-impact organizations working on the causes you care about.
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A reflection on our social impact investing between June 2020 – June 2021
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Read the latest news, stories and insights on the city's needs and opportunities; organizations working on solutions; and how to get involved with your philanthropy.