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.

Manifesto Community Project, Inc.

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...
Amadeusz - The Look At My Life Project

Amadeusz

Amadeusz is committed to assisting young people who are incarcerated. Through education, it is our aim to promote and support positive change in the lives and communities of these young people.

Casey House

Casey House is a specialty HIV/AIDS hospital with inpatient and community programming, including home care and outreach programs.
Scarborough Arts: Community Culture Connection

Scarborough Arts

Scarborough Arts is a non-profit charity and the only arts organization of its kind specifically serving the Scarborough community, working with individuals and groups to create and cultivate...
Artist Charmaine Lurch with Queen Victoria PS students creating musical narrative muralArtist Charmaine Lurch with Rose Ave PS students building their own Sistine Chapel

Inner City Angels

Inner City Angels is an award winning arts education charity engaging inner city children in innovative arts experiences that value and celebrate our connections and differences and how we can impact...
St. Stephen's Community House

St. Stephen's Community House

St. Stephen’s Community House is a unique, community-based social service agency that has been serving the needs of Kensington Market and other neighbourhoods in Toronto since 1962. We are dedicated...
Youth Access

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Soulpepper’s artistic mission is to create a home in Canada’s largest city for the great dramatic works of our collective cultural inheritance; to develop the audience of the future; to encourage the...
TIFF Bell Lightbox—Canada's home for film cultureCinema at TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF

TIFF is a charitable organization with a mission to transform the way people see the world, through film. By providing children and youth from under-served communities with access to free...

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...

Sistering - A Women's Place

Sistering envisions a world where all women, in all our diversity, are valued; a world where we are safe and supported, treated with dignity, and given the respect we deserve. We offer practical and...
St. Stephen's Community House

St. Stephen's Community House

St. Stephen’s Community House is a unique, community-based social service agency that has been serving the needs of Kensington Market and other neighbourhoods in Toronto since 1962. We are dedicated...

Junior Achievement of Central Ontario

To inspire and educate young Canadians to experience free enterprise, understand business and economics, and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills.

The Remix Project

The Remix Project was created in order to help level the playing field for young people from disadvantaged, marginalized and under served communities. Our programs and services serve youth who are...
Celebrating in the Mabelle ParkA Light in Midwinter: Invincible Summer 2014

MABELLEarts

MABELLEarts brings together people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to make art, tell stories and creatively transform the place that is Mabelle – a high-density Toronto Community Housing...
Huda the artist creating at SKETCH studiosJoel a SKETCH artist

SKETCH Working Arts

SKETCH is a Toronto-based community-arts initiative now celebrating 20 years of creating opportunities for young people, ages 16-29, who are homeless or living on the margins. SKETCH inspires and...

LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests)

LEAF is a non-profit organization that teaches people about trees and gets them excited about the urban forest. We plant native trees in backyards and educate people on how to care for trees in their...
Lemon & Allspice CookeryJob Coach & Partner at the Coffee Shed

Common Ground Co-operative

Common Ground Co-operative’s mission is to bring together talent, knowledge and expertise found in existing institutions, agencies, businesses and other community groups to support the creation and...

Youth Empowering Parents (YEP)

Youth Empowering Parents was developed out of the shared experiences of a group of Regent Park youth. It pairs adults with volunteer youth who speak the same language, and then trains youth to...
Community Living Toronto's vision is one where everyone belongs and we help each other reach for our dreams.

Community Living Toronto

Community Living Toronto provides meaningful and accessible ways for children, youth and adults who have an intellectual disability to participate in their community, as well as supporting families.

Greenest City

Greenest City is a community-based charitable organization dedicated to building healthy, inclusive neighbourhoods through community gardening and the celebration of food.

Parasport Ontario

ParaSport Ontario supports the development and promotion of the Paralympic and ParaSport movement in Ontario.
Strong Women Overcoming Violence

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced violence.

Business In The Streets

BITS helps young and other low-resource emerging entrepreneurs who face barriers to employment and financing by providing access to business training, micro-financing and peer mentorship. BITS...

Luminato Festival

Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts & Creativity, is an annual, international, multi-disciplinary arts Festival, which reflects the diverse character of the City of Toronto and aims to engage the...

Jane's Walk

Jane’s Walk mission: Walkable neighbourhoods, urban literacy, cities planned for and by people. Jane's Walk is a project of Tides Canada Initiatives Society, a registered charity.

Family Service Toronto

FST strengthens individuals, families and communities through counselling, education, social action, advocacy and community development and works with partners to build a vibrant community social...
Growing the Future, a Small Change Funded project by Greenest City in Toronto, Ontario.Water, Boots and Bugs: Engaging Young Citizen Scientists, a Small Change Funded Project by EcoSpark in Toronto, Ontario.

Small Change Fund

Founded in Toronto in 2009, Small Change Fund has been strengthening the capacity of people and organizations to build lasting change from the ground up. We support important community projects that...

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.
community