When 300,000 Torontonians say they have no one


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 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.

Family bonds fuel new fund: 1 of 26 new funds later in 2022 // “My mom was my best friend. Nothing can bring her back, but creating this family foundation ensures her passions and memory will live on forever.” After losing his mother in July 2022, Kevin rallied his family to co-create the Ricardo Mari Family Foundation. Learn more

New Funding Opportunities // We're now accepting applications for the Community Services Recovery Program. Learn More

Career Opportunities // We are currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Operating Officer. Learn More


Understanding Toronto’s Greatest Needs

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

The Toronto Social Capital Study 2022 is the most in-depth look at social capital in the city.
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The Trust Collective has been a three-year collaborative learning journey to advance gender equality, involving more than 50 women philanthropists and women-led and/or women-serving charitable organizations.
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The 2022-23 Good to Give Guide is your guide to the smaller and medium-sized high-impact organizations doing visionary work tackling our city’s inequities.
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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.