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.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICER // Are you a relationship builder, who loves your community and understands the non-profit sector? Do you want to contribute to reimagining philanthropy so that it is more equitable and centres the needs of communities? If so, help us to create a more fair and just society where everyone can thrive. Learn More

2021 ANNUAL REPORT // Last year we advocated more boldly, leaned deeper into trust-based philanthropy and put more of our assets to use for good – all while philanthropy was under the microscope. Read More

WHEN COMMUNITY AND FUNDHOLDERS UNLOCK POTENTIAL TOGETHER //. Fundholders have the power to unlock unlimited potential with trust-based philanthropy. 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.