Award Finalist 2008

This organization went through rigorous examination by Toronto Community Foundation during the year 2008 and was shortlisted for a Vital Toronto Fund grant. For more information on our granting streams and process, click here.

North Etobicoke youth participants in Exploring Creativity in Depth
Established in 1973, Arts Etobicoke is a community arts service organization that believes everyone should have access to art. Located in a beautiful storefront gallery in the heart of Islington Village, Arts Etobicoke offers numerous free high-quality arts programs for the community and...
Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society supports the creation and presentation of new fiction, poetry and drama that reflect the complexity of Toronto—and Canada—back to residents through the eyes of its richly diverse communities. Our focus is on the development of both artist and audience, and on...
The mission of Habitat For Humanity Greater Toronto Area (HFHGTA) is to mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing for low-income families and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.
Artist Charmaine Lurch with Queen Victoria PS students creating musical narrative mural
Inner City Angels is an award winning arts education charity engaging inner city children in innovative arts experiences that value and celebrate our connections and differences and how we can impact the world.
Sherbourne Health Centre's vibrant mosaic reflects its unique blend of innovative programs
Situated in the heart of Toronto’s downtown east, Sherbourne has been providing essential primary care and chronic disease management, mental health services, health promotion and education, and outreach and social supports since 2002. Our doors are open to everyone, and we focus on client...
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 experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and...
WoodGreen Homeward Bound single moms celebrate graduation
WoodGreen Community Services enhances self-sufficiency, promotes well-being and reduces poverty through innovative solutions to critical social needs.