Children, Youth & Families Grant Recipients

Since 2016, we’ve made more than $7 million in grants to inspiring charities that support children, youth and families. 2019 achievements included:
831
youth increased confidence and skills
3,356
students reduced their risk of dropping out of school
63%
of project participants identified as female
64%
of project participants were from racialized communities

Featured Grant Recipients

We’re proud to highlight some of our exceptional long-term partners. These organizations support youth and families through education, economic opportunities, and holistic health and wellness.

Teach for Canada
$975,250 over 7 years

To work with northern First Nations to recruit, prepare, and support committed teachers, in order to make education more equal.

Pathways to Education
$730,000 over 6 years

To help youth graduate from high school and break the cycle of poverty.

Outward Bound Canada
$690,000 over 6 years

To deliver inspiring and relevant wilderness-based programs supporting Indigenous youth to develop resilience and leadership.

Civic Action Leadership Foundation
$600,000 over 4 years

To open doors, minds and opportunities for young, emerging and under-represented leaders in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas.

Community Food Centres Canada
$500,000 over 5 years

To build health, belonging, and social justice in low-income communities through the power of food.

Right to Play
$450,000 over 4 years

To build capacity in Indigenous community partners to lead the PLAY program, to help children overcome adversity through the transformative power of play.

Covenant House
$275,000 over 4 years

To provide comprehensive support to nurture all elements of at-risk youths’ health and wellbeing.

EntrepreNorth
$160,000 over 2 years

To empower Indigenous and community-based entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses and livelihoods across Northern Canada.

2020 Grant Recipients

In 2020 we supported organizations that helped children and youth to overcome barriers to success in education and entrepreneurship.

  • Access Community Capital Fund
    $40,000
  • Community Food Centres Canada
    $100,000
  • Covenant House
    $75,000
  • Green Thumbs Growing Kids
    $10,000
  • Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital – Leading the Way Employment Program
    $50,000
  • Indspire
    $25,000
  • Outward Bound Canada
    $115,000
  • Pathways to Education
    $150,000
  • Regent Park School of Music
    $50,000
  • Right to Play
    $100,000
  • Shad Canada
    $50,000
  • Sistema Toronto
    $50,000
  • Teach for Canada
    $150,000
  • United Way of Toronto – Construction Career Navigator
    $50,000
  • Variety the Children’s Charity – Children in Motion program
    $50,000

2019 Grant Recipients

We’re so proud to have supported the following organizations in 2019 as they worked across our themes of access to education, economic opportunities and wellbeing.

  • Aunt Leah’s
    $15,000
  • Boundless
    $45,000
  • Business in the Streets
    $36,000
  • Children’s Book Bank
    $10,000
  • Civic Action Leadership Foundation
    $150,000
  • Community Food Centres Canada
    $100,000
  • Covenant House
    $75,000
  • Dixon Hall
    $40,000
  • EntrepreNorth
    $100,000
  • For Youth Initiative
    $75,000
  • Geneva Centre for Autism Foundation
    $15,000
  • Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital – Leading the Way Employment Program
    $50,000
  • Home Suite Hope
    $85,000
  • Indspire
    $25,000
  • Jessies – June Callwood Centre for Young Women
    $40,000
  • Level
    $100,000
  • Massey Centre
    $50,000
  • Nanny Angel Network
    $30,000
  • Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc.
    $60,000
  • NPower Canada
    $100,000
  • Our Place Peel
    $15,000
  • Outward Bound Canada
    $115,000
  • Parent-Child Mother Goose
    $7,500
  • Pathways to Education
    $150,000
  • Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario
    $25,000
  • Regent Park School of Music
    $50,000
  • Right to Play
    $100,000
  • Second Harvest
    $50,000
  • Seneca College – Youth 2 Post-Secondary program
    $50,000
  • Sistema Toronto
    $50,000
  • Take a Hike Youth at Risk Foundation
    $25,000
  • Teach for Canada
    $150,000
  • Trails Youth Initiatives, Inc
    $43,000
  • United Way of Toronto – Construction Career Navigator
    $50,000
  • Up With Women
    $75,000
  • Variety the Children’s Charity – Children in Motion program
    $50,000
  • Water First
    $50,000
  • YMCA of Greater Toronto
    $50,000
  • Yonge Street Mission
    $25,000
  • York Region Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers
    $30,000
  • Youth Employment Services
    $50,000