building a city of informed, engaged philanthropists committed to accelerating meaningful change for all


What's a Community Foundation?

We exist to improve quality of life for people in a specific geographic areas — 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.

BLACK AND INDIGENOUS FUTURES FUND RECIPIENTS // Announcing the funding recipients and grassroots pilot participants! This new program supports Black and Indigenous organizations and grassroots groups equipped to advance solutions for their communities. Read More

TURNING A NEW CHAPTER IN PHILANTHROPY // Reflections on the development of the Black and Indigenous Futures Fund and taking steps to increase access for those usually left out of philanthropy. Read More

OUR 2020 ANNUAL REPORT IS HERE // Spoiler alert: this year, what stuck with us was the commitment of the people in the sector to do whatever they could to support Torontonians who needed it the most. Read More

YOUR 2021-2022 GOOD TO GIVE GUIDE IS LIVE // This year’s Guide covers the impetus for the Black and Indigenous Futures Fund, our approach, the sector leaders who shaped it and spotlights the high-impact organizations you must get to know. 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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Reflections on the progress we’ve made achieving our vision of a city of informed and engaged philanthropists.
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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.