Welcome to the Community Knowledge Centre

The Community Knowledge Centre is a searchable resource that connects you to the outstanding community organizations who are working on the solutions to the issues identified in the Toronto’s Vital Signs Report.

Through video and prose, it presents a story of positive transformation taking place in our city and provides viewers with an opportunity to get involved.

Be inspired by compelling stories. Be informed of innovative work. Be responsive to the needs.

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is an international festival in Toronto that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples at the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio, and...
Renascent - The road to recovery starts hereRenascent History

Renascent Foundation Inc.

Renascent facilitates recovery, education and prevention relating to alcohol and drug addictions through a continuum of abstinence-based programs and services for individuals, families and...

ACCES Employment

ACCES Employment assists job seekers from diverse backgrounds, who are facing barriers to employment, to integrate into the Canadian job market. We achieve this by providing employment services,...

Bird Studies Canada

Bird Studies Canada (BSC)’s mission is to conserve the wild birds of Canada through sound science, on-the-ground actions, innovative partnerships, public engagement, and science-based advocacy. We...
Sherbourne Health Centre's vibrant mosaic reflects its unique blend of innovative programsSmiling Health Bus program nurse and client

Sherbourne Health Centre Corporation

Situated in the heart of Toronto’s downtown east, Sherbourne has been providing essential primary care and chronic disease management, mental health services, health promotion and education, and...
TVBS 2015CBN Rouge Valley Ride 2015

Community Bicycle Network

Over the past 23 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a paradigm for community bike shops. As a...

Words In Motion

Words in Motion is a not-for-profit, charitable arts education organization which presents and uses the arts to help children and their families achieve their full potential as members of our...
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Green Thumbs Growing Kids

Our mission is to educate and engage children and youth with nature and food through the use of school learning gardens and other public spaces. Our work takes place in low-income newcomer...

March of Dimes Canada

March of Dimes Canada is a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides services to people with physical disabilities and their families. Our mission is to serve all people with physical...
Imagining My Sustainable City BrainstormingBGL on the Don River installation launch

No.9: Contemporary Art & the Environment

No.9 is an arts organization that uses art and design to bring awareness to environmental concerns. We deliver programs in schools and in the public domain designed to encourage the use of creative...
Lemon & Allspice CookeryJob Coach & Partner at the Coffee Shed

Common Ground Co-operative

Common Ground Co-operative’s mission is to bring together talent, knowledge and expertise found in existing institutions, agencies, businesses and other community groups to support the creation and...
Music Therapist and client Frankie

Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund

We promote, develop and support music therapy services and research in order to restore, maintain and improve the mental, physical and emotional health of Canadians.

Community Food Centres Canada

Community Food Centres Canada builds and supports vibrant food-focused organizations in low-income communities in Toronto and across the country that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and...
youth, paddling, Rouge Beach ParkFamily paddling the Rouge River

Wildlands League

Wildlands League is a not-for-profit charity that has been working in the public interest to protect public lands and resources in Ontario since 1968, beginning with a campaign to protect Algonquin...

CUE

CUE is a radical, arts initiative dedicated to supporting new generation artists who live and work on the margins. CUE offers high-access project funding, mentorship, exhibition opportunities, and...
Environmental Defence CanadaEnvironmental Defence Canada

Environmental Defence

We are Canada's most effective environmental action organization. We challenge, and inspire change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and prosperous life for all.

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services improves health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services...

Future Possibilities Canada Inc

To inspire and empower children, aged 9-12, from diverse, underserved Canadian communities to practice Possibility Thinking, and to become leaders by creating meaningful Goals of Contribution, both...
The Peer Project YAY Annual Summer Camp 2014

Youth Assisting Youth (YAY)

The Peer Project | Youth Assisting Youth (YAY) is a non-profit charitable organization that matches at-risk and newcomer children ages 6-15 with fully trained and dedicated Volunteer Youth Mentors...
TVBS 2015CBN Rouge Valley Ride 2015

Community Bicycle Network

Over the past 23 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a paradigm for community bike shops. As a...
Artist Charmaine Lurch with Queen Victoria PS students creating musical narrative muralArtist Charmaine Lurch with Rose Ave PS students building their own Sistine Chapel

Inner City Angels

Inner City Angels is an award winning arts education charity engaging inner city children in innovative arts experiences that value and celebrate our connections and differences and how we can impact...

Ronald McDonald House Toronto

To provide a ‘home away from home’ for seriously ill children and their families to heal better together.

St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre

St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre's mission is to provide programs and services for seniors and older adults across the east Toronto area, which lessens the gap between the rich and the...

Sustainability Network

Our mission is to enrich Canadian environmental leaders and non-profit organizations through programs, services and support that help them increase their capacity to lead, manage and strategize. The...

New Leaf Yoga Foundation

New Leaf Yoga Foundation is a charitable organization supporting the empowerment and well-being of youth by making mindfulness and yoga-based practices accessible in some of the least-serviced...
Harnessing Canada's Diversity for Peace at Home & AbroadOur community-based programs help young Canadians of all backgrounds bridge divides

The Mosaic Institute

​The Mosaic Institute is a “think and do” tank that harnesses the diversity of Canada's people to build a stronger, more inclusive Canada, and promote peace all around the world. Using original...

UrbanArts

UrbanArts is a non-profit Community Arts Council focused on enhancing neighbourhoods by engaging youth in community development through the arts. Our mandate is to promote, engage and facilitate...
Artist Charmaine Lurch with Queen Victoria PS students creating musical narrative muralArtist Charmaine Lurch with Rose Ave PS students building their own Sistine Chapel

Inner City Angels

Inner City Angels is an award winning arts education charity engaging inner city children in innovative arts experiences that value and celebrate our connections and differences and how we can impact...
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