For Grantseekers

This is an outstanding city.
But you don't just take.
You've got to build.

Fran Deacon

Wife of the late Fraser Deacon,
Founder of Toronto Foundation


Vital Youth

Credit: Scarborough Arts
Credit: Scarborough Arts

Vital Youth grant recipients increase access to high-quality recreation activities for youth. This grant stream supports programming that helps youth build useful skills and connect to their communities through grants of up to $15,000.

For more information, please download the grant guidelines by clicking here. To download the application, click here.

Optional orientations will be held Wednesday March 8 and Wednesday March 22. Please RSVP through Eventbrite here.

This grant stream is open. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.


Read about the impact of our 2015-16 Vital Youth grant recipients here.

See the list of 2016-2017 recipients here.