The Foundation makes approximately 20 -25 grants per year to specific initiatives or projects with clear objectives and measurable outcomes. Grants are often made in partnership with other foundations, institutions, corporations, and government. Grants are made only to organizations registered as charities with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Grants will not be made for the following:

  • Annual fund-raising campaigns
  • Building funds
  • Bursaries or scholarships
  • Capital campaigns
  • Conferences, seminars or workshops
  • Deficit financing
  • Emergency funds
  • Endowments
  • Festivals or events
  • Film projects
  • Land acquisition
  • Matching funds
  • Public awareness / public education (as a project's primary purpose)
  • Seed funding
  • Sponsorships
  • Individuals

Nor does The Foundation currently make grants or donations to organizations for

  • general program delivery
  • core support
  • general or operating support