Award Recipient 2015

This organization went through rigorous examination by Toronto Foundation during the year 2015 and received a Vital Toronto Fund grant. For more information on our granting streams and process, click here.

Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) is a non-profit, multi-service agency in the heart of Agincourt, addressing needs and empowering children, youth, newcomers and under-served communities to build a brighter future for all. ACSA provides a broad range of services to the local community...
The Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP) provides HIV/AIDS, sexual health and support services for South Asian communities in Toronto.
Encouraging words from kids to other kids at the Boost CYAC
At Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre® we are committed to eliminating abuse and violence toward children and youth between 3 to 17 years of age, and supporting families through difficult times. Boost is a community-based, registered charity that provides the very best prevention programs,...
The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) was established in 1990 in Toronto as Canada’s applied urban policy institute. Our mandate is to build wisdom and inspire leadership for healthy urban development. CUI is a public good enterprise funded through project work. www.canurb.org
Youth Bicycle Build
Charlie’s FreeWheels offers a Build-A-Bike program that teaches bicycle mechanics to youth. The program is free for participants, and gives youth the opportunity to build their own bike by refurbishing a used one. At the end of the program, participants get a new bike, accessories and the necessary...
CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life and no Canadian loses their sight to preventable causes...
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...
Drum Artz Canada (DAC) uses Samba music and arts education to empower youth and build community.
Eastview's Intramural Youth Basketball League
Eastview is a multi-service, not-for-profit Community Centre serving a low-income, ethnically and socially diverse community for over 40 years. We provide programs and services that help meet the needs of the area's children, youth, seniors, newcomers and families, and contribute towards...
Transformative learning experiences for a sustainable future
Ecologos is a network of 2500 volunteers, advisors and supporters who produce and deliver transformative water experiences to nurture a more water-sustainable future. At Ecologos we promote a reverence for clean fresh water as essential to physical health, environmental security and spiritual...

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