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.


With nearly 10 years under our belt, Framework has focused on delivering high quality volunteer engagement events (i.e Timeraiser) while innovating in other areas relating to non-profit capacity...


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

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...

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...

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...

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....

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.

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...
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...

Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre

Supporting our neighbours, especially those who face economic and/or social barriers, to enrich their lives and the life of our community.

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...
Two young cancer patients wearing their bravery beadsChildhood cancer patient with chemo demonstration doll

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...

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

The Parent Child Mother Goose Program fosters parent-child bonding, literacy and healthy parenting through a rich oral language experience in an emotionally supportive environment that enhances the...

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...

Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development

Creating a strong culture of community engagement through capacity-building, progressive learning and innovative training.

Art City in St. James Town

St. James Town is a dynamic, diverse community with a need for additional social engagement. By providing art-based experiences and learning opportunities for young people, regardless of their skill...
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...

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs

To provide a safe, supportive place where the children and youth of Regent Park, Cabbagetown, downtown east and Trinity-Bellwoods can connect with mentors, each other, and their community to...

Sheena's Place

At Sheena’s Place we offer hope and support to individuals, families and friends affected by eating disorders by providing a wide range of professionally facilitated support groups and services. We...

Pathways to Education Canada

Where you live shouldn’t determine your success in school. But in many cases, it does. Pathways to Education Canada is a charitable organization that helps youth in low-income communities graduate...


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...
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...

Toronto City Mission

Toronto City Mission has existed since 1879 to demonstrate God's love and bring hope to families impacted by poverty. Our purpose is to build strong relationships with our community members and...

Art Gallery of Ontario

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

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...

Boundless Adventures Association

Boundless is dedicated to improving the lives of youth at risk through the provision of high school education, character development and through outdoor leadership and teamwork.