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.

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Not Far From The Tree

Not Far From The Tree, a project of Tides Canada Initiatives Society, puts Toronto’s fruit to good use by picking and sharing the bounty.

Delta Family Resource Centre

Delta Family Resource Centre, a non-profit community organization, envisions a healthy and empowered community where families and children thrive. A multi-ethnic, multi-site organization situated in...

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...

Community Bicycle Network

Over the last 21 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a new paradigm for community bike shops....

March of Dimes Canada

To create a society inclusive of people with physical disabilities. We provide One Stop: Opportunities for Independence.

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...

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...
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Since 1985, FoodShare Toronto has worked to model a food system that is sustainable and accessible for everyone. Our programs concentrate in four key areas – schools, growing, cooking, and fresh...

Shakespeare in Action

Shakespeare in Action is a diverse theatre company that aspires to enhance the arts and education through exploring and performing Shakespeare's plays. We are dedicated to fostering literacy,...

Broad Reach Foundation for Youth Leaders

Broad Reach Foundation’s mandate is to advance the life and leadership skills of disadvantaged teens from vulnerable communities through the sport, science and mastery of sailing.
Youth Access

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Soulpepper’s artistic mission is to create a home in Canada’s largest city for the great dramatic works of our collective cultural inheritance; to develop the audience of the future; to encourage the...

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...

Jumblies Theatre

Jumblies makes art in everyday and unexpected places, with, for and about the people and stories found there.

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF)

LSF's mission is to promote, through education, the knowledge, skills, perspectives, and practices essential to a sustainable future.

Dixon Hall

We are community partners in creating opportunities for people of all ages to dream, to achieve and to live full and rewarding lives.

Distress Centres

Distress Centres is to create an emotional safety net for the vulnerable and at risk in our community.
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Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario

Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) champions childhood cancer care. When a child is battling cancer, we ensure that child, and family, have lifelong access to the best care for the best...
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Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is a federally registered charity working to restore swimmability, drinkability and fishability to Lake Ontario.


UforChange inspires better futures for newcomer and Canadian youth through an arts-based community-building program of experiential and intercultural learning.

Casey House

Casey House is a specialty hospital with community programming including home care and outreach programs.

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir

Tafelmusik’s vision is to be a centre of excellence in period performance for generations to come. To sustain this vision, Tafelmusik is now developing artists and audiences for the future through...
Teen Legal Helpline

Teen Legal Helpline

We provide teens in Ontario with free and confidential legal advice so they can make the best decisions for their lives.

Manifesto Community Projects

Manifesto is a non-profit organization that works to unite, inspire, and empower diverse communities of young people through arts and culture. We aim to provide a platform and the resources needed to...

White Ribbon Canada

White Ribbon is the world's largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
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Bringing the power of film to life, 365 days a year. Whether it's providing families and youth in need with free access to programming, preserving the treasures of Canada's cinematic...

Moorelands Community Services

At Moorelands, we recognize the inherent value of all children and youth. We work with Toronto children and youth affected by poverty, to provide them with positive and fun experiences to help...

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada - Toronto & Central Ontario

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experiences with hope, strength and joy.

IMPACT - Indian Martial and Performance Arts Collective of Toronto

The mission of IMPACT is to empower youth and engage their creativity through South Asian performance and martial arts such as banethi and kalari.