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.

REGISTER FOR THE LAUNCH OF OUR TORONTO'S VITAL SIGNS 2021 REPORT NOW // Join us for a conversation on this year's findings and hear about ways we all can help Toronto get better. Register Now

LEAVE A GIFT IN YOUR WILL WITH TORONTO FOUNDATION // We've joined Will Power, a national campaign to show the potential you have to make change through your will. You don't have to choose between the causes you care about and your loved ones when thinking about your legacy. Learn 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

YOUR 2021-2022 GOOD TO GIVE GUIDE IS HERE // 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.