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Foundations in Canada

Canada’s Foundations, List of Funders, Grant-Giving Organizations

Are you looking for Canadian foundations that offer grants for non profits? See the funder directory below. Canada is home to many philanthropic foundations offering funding for diverse causes. These organizations provide financial support to programs that foster inclusion, innovation and equality in society. Although Canada’s foundations are de facto funders, they are considered charities just like their grant recipients. Foundation grants contribute to build communities and empower individuals. The biggest foundation has in excess of $450 million in asset. The majority of Canada’s foundations are located in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta, especially in big cities like Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Edmonton. Below is a list of grant-giving Canadian foundations.

Foundations In Ontario

Alva Foundation
Animal Aid Foundation
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Atkinson Charitable Foundation
Breakfast for Learning
Canada Foundation for Innovation
Canadian Kennel Club Foundation
Canadian Race Relations Foundation
Canadian Women’s Foundation
Catherine Donnelly Foundation
Community Foundations of Canada
Counselling Foundation of Canada
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada
Donner Canadian Foundation
George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation
Gordon Foundation
Historica Canada
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation
Kenneth M Molson Foundation
Laidlaw Foundation
Law Foundation of Ontario
Lawson Foundation
Maytree Foundation
Mclean Foundation
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Ontario’s Greenbelt
Ontario Mental Health foundation
Ontario Trillium Foundation
Richard Ivey Foundation
TD Friends of the Environment Foundation
T R Meighen Family Foundation
W Garfield Weston Foundation

Foundations in Quebec

Birks Family Foundation
Brian Bronfman Family Foundation
EJLB Foundation
Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal
Gainey Foundation
J W McConnell Family Foundation
J Armand Bombardier Foundation
Fondation J A De Seve
Foundation of Greater Montreal
Jean Coutu Group
Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation
Macdonald Stewart Foundation

Foundations in Alberta

Alberta Innovates
Calgary Learns
Carthy Foundation
Max Bell Foundation
Muttart Foundation
Wild Rose Foundation
Edmonton Community Foundation
Calgary Foundation
Prairie Action Foundation

Foundations in Manitoba

Winnipeg Foundation
Thomas Sill Foundation

Foundations in Saskatchewan

Kinsmen Foundation
Saskatoon Community Foundation

Foundations In British Columbia

David Suzuki Foundation
Vancity Community Foundation
Vancouver Foundation

Foundation in New Brunswick

New Brunswick Innovation Foundation

Foundations in PEI

Community Foundation of PEI
Eastern Kings Health Foundation
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation

Foundation in Nova Scotia

4Cs Foundation

Foundations in Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Law Foundation

Foundations in Canada: Information, Statistics, News

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Community Foundations of Canada