Our Grant Program

The Peter Gilgan Foundation’s Grant Program proudly supports Canadian charities that share our vision. Learn about our funding priorities, grant types, and how to apply below.

Grant Program Basics

What We Fund

Our Grant Program provides funding in three priority areas. We empower charities that are building a more prosperous and sustainable future, both in Canada and around the world.

Priority Areas

  • Children, Youth & Families
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • International Development

Turning Ideas into Impact

We respect every organization’s singularity and aim to offer a range of grant types to meet their different needs.

Each year we award several single year grants, and we’re also proud to have longer-term partnerships with a number of organizations.

All of our partners are achieving important work. We’re so humbled to play a part in their impact.

Luke Gilgan with 2019 Tour de Bleu participants at finish line

“Aligning with partners behind a common vision and funding their action is when excitement and passion for positive change is truly ignited.”

Luke Gilgan, Peter Gilgan Foundation Manager and Board Director