|Ashoka Canada: The global association of the world's leading social entrepreneurs - individuals with system-changing solutions for the world's most urgent social problems. Ashoka envisions a world where Everyone can be a Changemaker™: a world that responds quickly and effectively to social challenges, and where each individual has the freedom, confidence and societal support to address any social problem and drive change. Founded in 1980, Ashoka has been in Canada since 2002.|
|Chagnon Foundation: Our mission is to prevent poverty. To achieve that aim, we have chosen to focus on the educational success of young Quebecers by helping them to develop their full potential from conception to age 17, and by helping to set up environments that meet their needs as well as those of their families.|
Changemakers: Ashoka Changemakers is an online community of action that connects social entrepreneurs around the globe to share ideas, inspire, and mentor each other. Through its online collaborative competitions and open-source process, Changemakers.com is one of the world's most robust spaces for launching, discussing, and scaling ideas to solve the world's most pressing social problems. Changemakers builds on Ashoka's three decade history and vision for an "Everyone a Changemaker" world by creating a place where the best ideas in social innovation can be shared, refined, and funded.
|The Counselling Foundation of Canada: The Counselling Foundation of Canada is a charitable foundation funded by Frank G. Lawson and his estate which supports the creation and delivery of innovative career counselling and personal development programs for the benefit of people, practitioners and the community at large.|
|Donner Canadian Foundation: Established in 1950 by William H. Donner. In the mid-1960s, the Foundation began to focus on specific program interests, among these, research on public policy. The Donner family chose Canada's centennial year, 1967, to embark on a course of professional grant making that has contributed well over $100 million to more than 1,000 projects across Canada and around the world.|
|First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada: Founded in 1999 by First Nations child and family service agencies in Canada, this award winning national organization provides education, resources and advocacy to ensure this generation of Aboriginal children have their rights respected, achieve their dreams, celebrate their culture and be proud of who they are.|
|J.W. McConnell Family Foundation: A private philanthropic organization funding programs that support Canadians in building a more innovative, inclusive, sustainable, and resilient society.|
|MAMOW SHA-WAY-GI-KAY-WIN: North South Partnership for Children: A dynamic collaboration between philanthropic organizations, universities, and private citizens in Southern Ontario working with First Nations Chiefs, Elders and young people living in isolated fly-in communities in northwestern Ontario. The objective is to amplify the voices of the youth, and assist them to find new pathways of hope.|
|Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative: The Right Honourable Paul Martin and his family established MAEI in 2008 to initiate educational projects designed to provide Aboriginal Canadians with the opportunities they need to succeed. Their goal is to support initiatives that improve education at the elementary and secondary levels. Projects are chosen in discussion with the pertinent Aboriginal leadership, Provincial and Territorial education authorities, and various national business communities.|
|Ontario Trillium Foundation: An agency of the Government of Ontario. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is a catalyst that enables Ontarians to work together to enhance the quality of life in their communities.|
|RBC Foundation: RBC Foundation is the charitable arm of the Royal Bank of Canada and its subsidiaries, and is amongst the largest corporate donors in Canada. It is committed to making a lasting social impact through inspired, responsible giving, and by building strong partnerships with charitable organizations.|
Small Change Fund: An organization that empowers individuals and organizations to make big change with small change. They provide a place to discover, share, connect with, and support amazing grassroots projects in communities across the country – projects that need just a small amount of money to make a real and significant impact in the world.
|Vancouver Foundation: A Canadian community foundation that has been around since 1943. Their focus is on improving communities – the places where we all live, work, play and raise our kids. The place we call home.|