Private Funders

Private Funders

Additionally there are funds available set up through private foundations. These are non-profits or charities created with the primary purpose of distributing funds to unrelated individuals or organizations for a set purpose. Application to these foundations will change by the foundation and many may not a have publicly accessible process.

This is far from a comprehensive list of the foundations in the arts serving Toronto and Ontario.

Foundation NameDescriptionFunds IndividualsFunds Non-profitsFunds CharitiesLink to website
Metcalf FoundationThe George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation is to enhance the effectiveness of people and organizations working together to help Canadians imagine and build a just, healthy, and creative society. Xhttp://metcalffoundation.com/
Community One FoundationRainbow Grants provide funding to foster new and innovative services and programs that have a positive impact on the LGBTTIQQ2S community in the GTA, in the areas of: health and social sciences; arts and culture; research, education and advocacy.XXXhttp://communityone.ca/
Laidlaw FoundationLaidlaw Foundation invests in innovative ideas, convenes interested parties, shares its learning and advocates for change in support of young people being healthy, creative and fully engaged citizens.X http://laidlawfdn.org/
Wuchien Michael Than FoundationThe Wuchien Michael Than Foundation was established to help address this discrepancy, with particular emphasis on the creation, development and production of new works by Asian-Canadian playwrights. Xhttp://www.wmtfoundation.ca/
JRG Society for the ArtsThe JRG Society provides grants to support artists with disabilities to prepare and present their work, across all artistic disciplines, sometimes through The AMY Project.X http://www.jrgsocietyforthearts.com/
The Shevchenko Foundation The Shevchenko Foundation Grants Program supports the preservation and promotion of Ukrainian Canadian cultural heritage and the development of a flourishing Ukrainian community for the enrichment of Canada XXXhttps://shevchenkofoundation.com/apply-for-funding/

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