Discover Community Organizations


high impact organizations you should know

Local nonprofit and grassroot organizations serve our communities and do the hard work involved with fighting inequality. Those featured here are supporting the city's greatest needs and creating opportunities in a variety of ways. Help them scale up their successes through your philanthropy.

Giving Guides

Read these guides to learn about the high-impact organizations in Toronto that are doing the important work of serving the city's communities.

This year's Good to Give Guide is different. It features some of the smallest organizations we’ve ever funded and recommended. Small groups know their communities and draw neighbours together to imagine and build a better future. Get to know and support this year’s 15 charities and 9 nonprofits. Learn more.

Over 300 sector leaders share their insights from on the ground and tips on how donor perspectives + actions need to quickly adapt.

Check out their top 9 tips for effective giving during COVID.

Recipients of Toronto Foundations Core Grants

Organizations we have recently granted to through our strategic granting programs.

Tackling Toronto's greatest inequalities today.

Black & Indigenous organizations steering an equitable recovery.

Fundholders past and present share their philanthropic wishes with us and we bring them to life.

Organizations and projects focused on a double bottom line.

Recipients of Recent Responsive Grants

Recipients of response grants over the last several years.

Grants Database

Browse this database of recipients of Toronto Foundation's discretionary granting since 2015 including the thematic areas, grant amounts, and the graining year.



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.