Welcome to the Community Knowledge Centre

The Community Knowledge Centre is a searchable resource that connects you to the outstanding community organizations who are working on the solutions to the issues identified in the Toronto’s Vital Signs Report.

Through video and prose, it presents a story of positive transformation taking place in our city and provides viewers with an opportunity to get involved.

Be inspired by compelling stories. Be informed of innovative work. Be responsive to the needs.

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Green Thumbs Growing Kids

Our mission is to educate and engage children and youth with nature and food through the use of school learning gardens and other public spaces. Our work takes place in low-income newcomer...

UrbanArts

UrbanArts is a non-profit Community Arts Council focused on enhancing neighbourhoods by engaging youth in community development through the arts. Our mandate is to promote, engage and facilitate...
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Community Bicycle Network

Over the past 23 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a paradigm for community bike shops. As a...
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Macaulay Child Development Centre

Established in 1932, Macaulay Child Development Centre is a dynamic community agency serving children birth to 18 years, their families and communities. We believe every child deserves a strong start...

CivicAction

For more than 10 years, CivicAction has played the role of neutral sandbox, bringing together senior executives and rising leaders from all sectors to tackle challenges facing the Greater Toronto and...

The Living City Foundation

The Living City® Foundation is the fundraising and charitable arm of Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). The Foundation exists to connect, engage, and inspire people to donate to support TRCA...
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ArtReach

ArtReach's goal is to support arts initiatives that engage excluded youth. This is carried out through the provision of resources, mentorship, tools and skill-building opportunities for young...

CultureLink Settlement Services

CultureLink is a settlement organization that is both old and new. We have over 25 years’ experience in developing and delivering settlement services to meet the needs of diverse communities. Our...
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Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario

Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) champions childhood cancer care. When a child is battling cancer, we ensure that the child has lifelong access to the best care for the best possible...

The Stop Community Food Centre

The Stop Community Food Centre strives to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community, and challenges inequality.
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JUMP Math

JUMP Math's mission is to enhance the potential in children by encouraging an understanding and a love of math in students and educators.

White Ribbon Canada

White Ribbon is the world's largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

The Power Plant is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art. It is a vital forum for the advanced artistic culture of our time that offers an exceptional...

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

The Parent Child Mother Goose Program fosters parent-child bonding, literacy and healthy parenting through a rich oral language experience in an emotionally supportive environment that enhances the...

Parasport Ontario

ParaSport Ontario supports the development and promotion of the Paralympic and ParaSport movement in Ontario.
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Hospice Toronto

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...

Oolagen

Oolagen's mission is to listen, engage, assist and empower youth and families in recognizing their strengths, expanding their capabilities and enhancing their wellbeing and mental health.

Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation

Wellspring is a network of community-based support centres offering programs and services that meet the emotional, social, practical and restorative needs of people living with cancer and those who...
Harnessing Canada's Diversity for Peace at Home & AbroadOur community-based programs help young Canadians of all backgrounds bridge divides

The Mosaic Institute

​The Mosaic Institute is a “think and do” tank that harnesses the diversity of Canada's people to build a stronger, more inclusive Canada, and promote peace all around the world. Using original...

The PACT Urban Peace Program

The PACT Urban Peace Program is an award-winning, result driven and cost conscious registered Canadian charity dedicated to working with, supporting and empowering under served and at-risk youth, as...

YMCA of Greater Toronto

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. Our vision is to make our communities home to the healthiest children, teens...

Ashoka Canada

Ashoka finds and fosters the most powerful emergent ideas led by the most effective social entrepreneurs. We provide a pathway for all Canadians to be changemakers.
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Manifesto Community Projects

Manifesto is a non-profit organization that works to unite, inspire, and empower diverse communities of young people through arts and culture. We aim to provide a platform and the resources needed to...

The Redwood

The Redwood exists to support women and their children to live free from domestic abuse by providing safe, accessible services that will help them reach their goals. We operate within an anti-racist...

Make-A-Wish Toronto & Central Ontario

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experiences with hope, strength and joy.

The Children's Book Bank

The mission of The Children’s Book Bank is to provide free books and literacy support to children in high-needs neighbourhoods across Toronto by recycling gently-used children's books and making...

Hot Docs

At Hot Docs, we are proud of our mandate to advance the creative imprint of documentary film. We achieve this by facilitating the development of and public access to non-fiction media through an...

Earthroots Fund

Earthroots is a leading grassroots environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of Ontario’s wilderness, wildlife, and watersheds through research, education and action. We work in...
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