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.

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...

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 Redwood

The Redwood exists to support women and their children to live free from domestic abuse by providing safe, accessible services that will help them reach their goals. We operate within an anti-racist...

Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society

Diaspora Dialogues supports the creation and presentation of new fiction, poetry and drama that reflect the complexity of the city through the eyes of its richly diverse writers.

JUMP Math

Our mission is to enhance the potential in children by encouraging an understanding and a love of math in students and educators.
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Springboard

Who is Springboard? People helping people develop the skills they need to connect to their communities, discover new opportunities, overcome barriers, get inspired and achieve their full potential...

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...

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) boldly champions the free expression rights of journalists and media workers around the world. In Canada, we monitor, defend and promote free...

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...

Evergreen

We believe we can solve even the most pressing urban environmental issues by bringing diverse people together, inspiring them with possibilities and engaging them in identifying solutions and taking...
Celebrating in the Mabelle ParkA Light in Midwinter: Invincible Summer 2014

MABELLEarts

MABELLEarts brings together people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to make art, tell stories and creatively transform the place that is Mabelle – a high-density Toronto Community Housing...
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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...
The Honourable Michael Chan & Peter Aceto part of the UNITY CrewUNITY Featured in Maclean's Magazine

UNITY Charity

MISSION - UNITY Charity engages and empowers youth to be role models and leaders in their communities. UNITY engages youth 10 to 18 by implementing school and community programs helping youth...

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.

FIT Community Services - Friends In Trouble

Friends In Trouble (FIT) is a community based non-profit with a mission to bridge the gap between those who have and those who do not, by addressing the impacts of poverty on individuals, families...
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...

Findhelp Information Services

Findhelp is a lead provider of information and referral services in Ontario and across Canada. We connect people and agencies to human services and the social services system and assist all clients.
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Artscape

Artscape is a not‐for‐profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities.

Scarborough Arts

Scarborough Arts develops, delivers and promotes arts programming and cultural initiatives in collaboration and partnership with the community. We bring artists to the community and the community to...

Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth

Eva’s Initiatives works locally and nationally to prevent, reduce, and end youth homelessness. Eva's provides youth (ages 16-24) with emergency and transitional housing, harm reduction services...

Ophea

Ophea champions healthy, active living in schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships and advocacy and is led by the vision that all children and youth value and enjoy...

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.
Limitless Heights mural, 2013, Lawrence Heights Community Recreation Centre

Art Starts

Art Starts inspires and cultivates social change by bringing professional artists and Toronto residents together to create community-building art projects in all artistic disciplines.

SKETCH Working Arts

SKETCH is a Toronto-based community-arts initiative for young people, ages 16-29, who are homeless or living on the margins. SKETCH inspires and engages youth from all over Canada through the...

Arthritis Research Foundation

To beat arthritis and autoimmune diseases.
TIFF Bell Lightbox—Canada's home for film cultureCinema at TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF

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...

Drum Artz Canada

Drum Artz Canada (DAC) is committed to promoting cultural diversity and community through the arts.

The Psychology Foundation of Canada

Sharing sound psychological knowledge to better people’s lives. The Psychology Foundation translates leading psychological research into state-of-the-art programs to promote mental health across the...
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