Award Recipient 2012

This organization went through rigorous examination by Toronto Foundation during the year 2012 and received a Vital Toronto Fund grant. For more information on our granting streams and process, click here.

For Youth Initiative is an organization that is committed to creating healthy communities by increasing life-chances of youth at-risk. We do this through the provision of empowering programs and services that are youth-driven, inclusive and accessible.
Young Carers Program
Hospice Toronto staff and trained volunteers provide and facilitate access to compassionate care for people with life threatening illnesses, offering them support options, honouring their choices and supporting their families and friends.
Jumblies makes art in everyday and unexpected places, with, for and about the people and stories found there.
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METRAC works with individuals, communities and institutions to change ideas, actions and policies with the goal of ending violence against women and youth.
OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 230 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario, with about 60% of them in Toronto, who provide settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees.
OBC instructor and urban youth in climbing helmets, giving a thumbs-up in front of the climbing wall.
Outward Bound Canada (OBC) is a not-for-profit, charitable, educational organization that cultivates resilience, leadership, connections and compassion through inspiring and challenging journeys of self-discovery in the natural world. An OBC experience becomes a model for a lifetime of achievement...
Park People is an independent charity that builds stronger communities by animating and improving parks, placing them at the heart of life in the city. As Canada’s first citywide park organization, we’re leading a renaissance for our parks, built around a simple principle: when communities get...
The Remix Project was created in order to help level the playing field for young people from disadvantaged, marginalized and under served communities. Our programs and services serve youth who are trying to enter into the creative industries or further their formal education; The Remix Project...
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 are committed to inspiring hope, reducing stigma, raising awareness and offering meaningful help and...
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...

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