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.

Mammalian Diving Reflex

Mammalian Diving Reflex is a Toronto-based not-for-profit charity and performance company. We create community-based events that are free and open to the public in Toronto, in Canada, and around the...
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...
ArtReach Showcase 2010ArtReach Youth Painting

ArtReach

ArtReach's goal is to support arts initiatives that engage excluded youth. This is carried out through the provision of resources, mentorship, tools and skill-building opportunities for young...
Neighbourhood Information Post

Neighbourhood Information Post (NIP)

The mission of NIP To provide programs and services that make it possible for all marginalized and socially isolated people in our community to live a stable, quality life in a suitable home by:...
Transformative learning experiences for a sustainable futureConnecting Citizens with Important Water Events in Their Lives

Ecologos

Ecologos is a network of 2500 volunteers, advisors and supporters who produce and deliver transformative water experiences to nurture a more water-sustainable future. At Ecologos we promote a...
ROADS Scholarships recipients

East Scarborough Boys & Girls Club

For over 60 years the Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough has been providing quality programs and services for the children, youth and families within our community!

Harmony Movement / Harmony Education Foundation

Harmony Movement was founded with a mandate to promote harmony and equity in Canada. Our mission is to advocate equity, diversity and inclusion by educating and empowering youth to become leaders for...
Scarborough Arts: Community Culture Connection

Scarborough Arts

Scarborough Arts is a non-profit charity and the only arts organization of its kind specifically serving the Scarborough community, working with individuals and groups to create and cultivate...
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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...

Ashoka Canada

Ashoka finds and fosters the most powerful emergent ideas led by the most effective social entrepreneurs. We provide a pathway for all Canadians to be changemakers.
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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...

Luminato Festival

Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts & Creativity, is an annual, international, multi-disciplinary arts Festival, which reflects the diverse character of the City of Toronto and aims to engage the...
Gilda's Club Changed My Life!

Gilda's Club Greater Toronto

The mission of Gilda's Club Greater Toronto is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Emotional and social...
The Art Gallery of Ontario along Dundas Street at night.

Art Gallery of Ontario

We bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways.
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...

Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre

Community-based New Media, Radio, and Television Arts Broadcasting Centre dedicated to best practices in training and mentorship of youth in broadcasting and digital arts.

The Stop Community Food Centre

The Stop Community Food Centre strives to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community, and challenges inequality.
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...

Child Development Institute

Child Development Institute (CDI), an accredited children’s mental health agency in Toronto, is a groundbreaker in developing innovative programming. We offer evidence-based programs for children...
Amadeusz - The Look At My Life Project

Amadeusz

Amadeusz is committed to assisting young people who are incarcerated. Through education, it is our aim to promote and support positive change in the lives and communities of these young people.

Merry Go Round Children's Foundation

The Merry Go Round Children’s Foundation’s (MGR) mission is to help deserving yet financially disadvantaged youth access the technology and tools they need to achieve their academic & social...
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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...

Youth Empowering Parents (YEP)

Youth Empowering Parents was developed out of the shared experiences of a group of Regent Park youth. It pairs adults with volunteer youth who speak the same language, and then trains youth to...
A rendering of the new Eva's Phoenix Transitional Housing and Training Facility

Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth

Eva's is an innovative and award-winning organization that operates three unique facilities in Toronto, providing shelter and programs to help homeless and at-risk youth reach their potential to...

Jane's Walk

Jane’s Walk mission: Walkable neighbourhoods, urban literacy, cities planned for and by people. Jane's Walk is a project of Tides Canada Initiatives Society, a registered charity.

Youth Empowering Parents (YEP)

Youth Empowering Parents was developed out of the shared experiences of a group of Regent Park youth. It pairs adults with volunteer youth who speak the same language, and then trains youth to...
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Toronto Foundation for Student Success

We are the Toronto Foundation for Student Success. We work diligently to identify and initiate innovative, non-traditional programs that deal with hunger, poverty and violence experienced by students...

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.