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.

North York Community House

To support our diverse community to achieve its goals, and to enhance the strength and resilience of our neighbourhoods.

Success Beyond Limits Education Program

To improve educational outcomes, expand possibilities, and provide support to youth in Jane and Finch along their individual paths to success.

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities is dedicated to meeting the holistic health needs of the communities of Scarborough by addressing many aspects of health including physical, mental, social...
Our first-ever Gala Fundraiser Concert!Even the Premier's a fan!

Sistema Toronto

To build and sustain an intensive social program that provides free, ensemble-based music lessons to inspire children at risk to realize their full potential as students, musicians, and citizens.

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...

Earthroots Fund

Earthroots is a leading grassroots environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of Ontario’s wilderness, wildlife, and watersheds through research, education and action. We work in...

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...
ArtReach Showcase 2010ArtReach Youth Painting

ArtReach Toronto

ArtReach Toronto'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...
Youth with a neck tattoo that reads: "Threatened a kid." Text below reads "Don't let their past become their future, Peacbuilders.ca"Youth with a face tattoo that reads: "Smashed a window." Text below reads "Don't let their past become their future, Peacbuilders.ca"

Peacebuilders International (Canada)

We use the revolutionary restorative justice tool known as peacebuilding circles to increase the capacity of youth to communicate, manage conflict, and make decisions.
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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.

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...

Fred Victor

Fred Victor’s mission is to provide responsive, accessible and innovative housing and services to people who are experiencing homelessness and poverty, and to advocate for a more equitable society.

SkyWorks Charitable Foundation

SkyWorks is a catalyst, advocate and participant in social change through community-centred film making and public engagement. We work with communities to make documentary films that deal with...


The Ecologos Institute is a network of volunteers registered as a charitable organization by the government of Canada.
ArtReach Showcase 2010ArtReach Youth Painting

ArtReach Toronto

ArtReach Toronto'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...

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...


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

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...

The Pollution Probe Foundation

Pollution Probe is a national, non-profit organization that exists to improve the health and well-being of Canadians by advancing policy that achieves positive, tangible environmental change.

FutureWatch Environment and Development Education Partners

FutureWatch's mission is to Foster the Creation of Healthy and Sustainable Communities through the integration of participatory action learning methods. We partner with community leaders and...
OBC instructor and urban youth in climbing helmets, giving a thumbs-up in front of the climbing wall.A group of youth at risk looking back on the Toronto cityscape from their campsite on Toronto Island.

Outward Bound Canada

Outward Bound Canada is a not-for-profit, charitable, educational organization that cultivates resilience, leadership, connections and compassion through inspiring and challenging journeys of self-...

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre

The Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre is dedicated to building upon the strengths and vision of community members to improve the quality of life in the Christie Ossington community.

The 519

The 519 Church Street Community Centre is a meeting place and focal point for the creative enhancement of a vibrant healthy downtown community. We respond creatively and passionately to the needs of...
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...

OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 200 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario, with more than 60% of...
Junior Leaders play a Right To Play game with younger students at recessBy the end of the program year, 84% of participants felt they were capable leaders

Right To Play

Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps one million...

Story Planet

Story Planet is a non-profit, storymaking centre. We run free workshops that encourage young people to create and tell their stories by igniting their imagination, fueling their knowledge and...

Seeds of Hope Foundation

Seeds of Hope Foundation strives to build self-sustaining communities that enable individuals at a crossroads in their lives to develop their livelihood, their education and creative potential...