Trust Collective


Feminist Philanthropy

The Trust Collective is 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.

The current cohort launched in 2019. This year, Trust Collective fundholders partnered with the following anchor organizations:

The Trust Collective Giving Guide is your guide to donation-ready organizations that are addressing gender equality in Toronto. These organizations are the grantees of the Gender Equality Fund.

The first section of this guide profiles our 2020 and 2021 Toronto Foundation Gender Equality Fund grantees: organizations whose core activities, leadership, mission, and vision are committed to advancing gender equality. They were selected because of their ambitious, local projects that advance gender equality.

This second section of the guide profiles Toronto Foundation’s Trust Collective grantees: women-led and/ or women-serving charitable organizations that have come together with female philanthropists in a unique model to advance gender equality.


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