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 Name||Description||Funds Individuals||Funds Non-profits||Funds Charities||Link to website|
|Metcalf Foundation||The 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.||X||http://metcalffoundation.com/|
|Community One Foundation||Rainbow 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.||X||X||X||http://communityone.ca/|
|Laidlaw Foundation||Laidlaw 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 Foundation||The 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.||X||X||http://www.wmtfoundation.ca/|
|JRG Society for the Arts||The 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||X||X||X||https://shevchenkofoundation.com/apply-for-funding/|
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