When you donate to Tides Canada, you support exciting and innovative charities and projects in Canada and around the world. Donate online, via cheque or using other options, by clicking on the name of a fund or project listed below. You can also search by geographic region or your area of interest.
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The Refugee and Immigrant Health Care Fund supports charitable activities identified related to refugee and immigrant health care.
Access Our Medicine Initiative works to build social inclusion and increase public engagement around the need for better access to affordable medicine through collaborative solutions orientated events and dialogue.
The Africa Asia Development Relief Foundation Fund supports quality education and social entrepreneurship, particularly in Africa and Asia.
Uganda Rural Development and Training (URDT) Programme has established the African Rural Development Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities identified by URDT.
The Aguacene Fund supports local and global water initiatives such as: water quality, ocean acidification, responsible water consumption, water purification, action-based water education, healthy water ecosystems, marine preserves, watershed stewardship, arctic and antarctic protection, measurement, monitoring, tracking, and projecting, and other areas which directly or indirectly impact water.
AIDS-Free World has established the AIDS-Free World Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
Friends Without A Border has established the Angkor Hospital for Children Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The AnQi’s Little Angels Foundation Fund supports charitable activities that improve the lives and shape the futures of vulnerable children including an improved living environment with enough basic necessities such as milk powder, food, medical care and educational opportunities.
The Arctic Funders Group is a funder collaborative formed to strengthen conservation and sustainable development in the circumpolar Arctic.
Artbridges strives to alleviate poverty by bridging and advocating for people who want to make a difference through community arts in under-resourced communities.
ArtReach Toronto supports arts initiatives that engage youth who have experienced exclusion in under-served areas of Toronto.
This fund supports orphans, victims of poverty, and HIV/AIDS infected children and young adults helped by ASEM Mozambique.
The Lewis Auerbach Fund was created to advance social justice and social democracy. The fund supports charitable education, research, and awards to individuals, either alone or in organizations, who have demonstrated ethical behaviour and moral courage for the greater good.
This fund supports wilderness-based experiences for youth at risk and other disadvantaged individuals and communities.
The BC Food Systems Network (BCFSN) works to create healthy, just and sustainable food systems in British Columbia.
The Butterfly Wings Fund supports progressive and well managed charities focused on social justice, international development, poverty, sustainability, medical, youth, and/or educational programs.
CBAN promotes food sovereignty and democratic decision-making on science and technology issues, genetic engineering in particular, in order to protect the integrity of the environment, health, food, and the livelihoods of people in Canada and around the world.
The Canadian Freshwater Alliance is a national capacity builder that assists Canada’s diverse non-profit water community in reaching their goals in efforts to secure healthy, thriving waters from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
Canadians for Popular Education in Health (EPES Fund) supports charitable activities identified by the EPES Foundation.
CANDi-Cats and Dogs International has established the CANDi-Cats and Dogs International Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
Canodia has established the Canodia Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
Canopy has established the Canopy Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of safeguarding forests and the environment.
CANRAD has established the CANRAD Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Centre for City Ecology (CCE) works towards affecting the course of Toronto’s development by increasing urban literacy about how the city functions and how citizens and professionals can work together, and by enhancing their effectiveness in collaborating for that purpose.
Cherysh America Foundation has established the Cherysh Canada Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Chordoma Foundation has established the Chordoma Foundation Cancer Research Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Corridor of the Clouds Fund supports conservation and restoration of biodiversity in cloud forests and education in support thereof.
Dechinta has established the Dechinta Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting transformative educational opportunities in a taiga bush environment, respectful of Indigenous Laws and Values for a sustainable and healthy future.
Dene Nahjo is a new generation of leaders and community builders working to advance social and environmental justice for Northern peoples and promote indigenous leadership.
The Dharma Ocean Foundation has established the Dharma Ocean Canadian Giving Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
Diasporic Genius supports the cultural, economic, and physical transformation of Toronto through creative civic engagement. We facilitate the interweaving of communities, sectors and art forms to bring about personal and community transformation.
This fund supports a project dedicated to providing dignity for children, youth, and families affected by HIV/AIDS in resource-poor settings.
East Scarborough Storefront is a partnership of more than 35 community groups and social service agencies working together to create a thriving community in East Scarborough, Ontario.
The Etisah Foundation: Cameroonian Youth Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Social Investment Organization has established the Fund for Action on Investment Responsibility (FAIR Fund) at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of conducting research and education on public policy for socially responsible investment.
Farms at Work promotes healthy and active farmlands within the Kawartha Region in Ontario.
ForestEthics Solutions Society has established the Forests Live Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of conserving and protecting the natural environments of Canada through public education, scientific research, the development of solutions based dialogue and the implementation of forest conservation agreements.
The Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW) provides real-world solutions to protect Canada’s freshwater.
Friends of Pata Manzanillo has established the Friends of Pata Manzanillo Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Heiltsuk Nation of Bella Bella has established the Friends of Qatuwas Fund at Tides Canada Foundation to support The Nation to host Tribal Journeys and the Qatuwas “people gathering together in one place” Festival from July 13-19, 2014.
Funding Awesome is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the charitable purpose of supporting youth.
Gitanyow Huwilp Society has established the Gitanyow Wilp Sustainability Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting the implementation of the Gitanyow First Nation Land Use Plan and the Kitwanga Sockeye Salmon Recovery Plan.
Give Green Canada helps environmental and conservation organizations (eNGO’s) maximize revenue with a focus on green legacies by providing online tools and training.
Guarding the Gifts supports and enhances the local and global community by developing initiatives in the Great Bear Rainforest that foster sustainability and create social equity in traditional Gitga’at First Nation’s Territory.
The Halifax Initiative is a coalition of development, environment, faith-based, human rights, and labour organizations working for global economic democracy and justice.
Hollyhock Fund supports charitable foundations that produce educational programs in collaboration with Hollyhock; including all manner of general support for educational programs, research and program development.
Hoops 4 Hope (H4H) has established the Hoops 4 Hope Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
Ignite Excellence Foundation Fund was started by the Ignite Excellence Foundation, whose purpose is to educate and support women in developing countries to lead their families, communities, regions, and countries to equality, which includes a safe and humane living.
IndigenEYEZ is a new aboriginal-led youth empowerment initiative that provides breakthrough training for practitioners and life-changing programs for First Nations youth in British Columbia.
The Inner Activist is a program designed to help change makers, social entrepreneurs, leaders and activists be radically more effective in their life-serving work.
Island Conservation Canada is dedicated to preventing extinctions and protecting natural ecological and evolutionary processes on islands.
Jane’s Walk honours the legacy and ideas of urban activist and writer Jane Jacobs who championed the interests of local residents and pedestrians over a car-centered approach to planning.
This fund supports programs which sponsor a biennial lecture and seminar on the application of economic theories to issues of poverty, disadvantage, and social justice.
JustWorld International has established the JustWorld International Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
LAM Canada Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the charitable purpose of supporting scientific research (basic, clinical, and psycho-social) on lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and to increase awareness of LAM among the general public and health care professionals in Canada.
Laura Louie Hope Projects Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established to support charitable activities.
Light Up the World Fund supports Light Up The World Foundation (LUTW) – an international humanitarian organization affiliated with the University of Calgary dedicated to illuminating the lives of the world’s poor.
Lost Lyrics believes that in order create a world you want, you must take a stand. The initiative is a mobile and innovative learning incubator that empowers young people to create a bridge of knowledge between the streets and the classroom.
The Lunapads Global Opportunity Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the purpose supporting charitable activities.
The Marine Planning Partnership for the North Pacific Coast (MaPP) is a collaborative planning process for coastal and marine areas in four sub-regions of B.C. MaPP is a partnership among the Province of British Columbia, the Coastal First Nations-Great Bear Initiative, the North Coast-Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society and the Nanwakolas Council.
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) has established the MDMA-PTSD Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities identified by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies.
The Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba Fund supports charitable activities identified by Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC).
The My Arms Wide Open Foundation was established to provide support and collaboration with mothers, children, and youth in South Africa, enabling them to build sustainable communities and responsible businesses.
The New Literacies Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the charitable purpose of supporting the emergence of global consciousness, constructive critical thinking, media literacy and other essential competencies for the 21st century.
Northern Youth Leadership is a movement dedicated to delivering programming that encourages the development of young leaders in the Northwest Territories (NWT). It provides unique camp and workshop experiences and opportunities for youth from across the NWT.
Not Far From The Tree puts Toronto fruit to good use by picking and sharing the bounty. They are enhancing the environment, promoting local food, alleviating poverty, enriching city life, feeding the hungry, and building a better community.
The Living Oceans Society has established the Oceans Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting research and education projects that will increase public awareness of the problems affecting our ocean and solutions that will ensure our ocean will be healthy for generations to come.
OpenMedia.ca has established the Open Media Education Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting the charitable work of organizations that advance and promote open communications systems.
Organizing for Change (OFC) is a collaborative project of some of BC’s largest and best-known environmental organizations.
The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) has established the OSEA Education and Research Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting education and research on community and commercial sustainable energy.
Outreach Zanzibar Fund was created to bring increased access to education, healthcare and the arts to the people of Zanzibar, their communities and their children, through grass roots projects.
Pacific Wild works to achieve long-term environmental protection for marine and terrestrial wildlife on Canada’s north Pacific coast.
Pathfinder International’s mission is to ensure that people everywhere have the right and opportunity to live a healthy reproductive life.
PEACE Mexico has established the PEACE Mexico Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
Project Neutral is an ambitious enterprise to transition neighbourhoods to carbon neutrality.
The Rainforest Solutions Project is a joint initiative of ForestEthics, Greenpeace Canada, and Sierra Club of BC. RSP promotes conservation options and economic alternatives to industrial logging on British Columbia’s Central Coast, North Coast and Haida Gwaii.
The Rani Luthra Charitable Fund supports the empowerment of women and children across Canada.
Reconciliation Canada Legacy Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the charitable purpose of developing, implementing and supporting public education programs, community engagement initiatives and other activities.
Reel Youth encourages and empowers young people through the medium of film.
RefugePoint (formerly Mapendo International) has established the RefugePoint Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Rideau Institute has established the Rideau Institute Research Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting peace and justice research and education projects intended to better inform decision makers, opinion leaders and the public about Canadian policy on national and international issues.
Rivers Without Borders protects the diversity and abundance of fish and wildlife species and their habitat in the transboundary watersheds of Canada and southeast Alaska.
Robert Huber Memorial Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the charitable purpose of to supporting research on IPF, species recovery of the Vancouver Island Marmot and for SYDA Vancouver Centre.
The Salmon Aquaculture Innovation Fund was created by Tides Canada to help develop alternative models to traditional open-net aquaculture in B.C.
Scarborough Access Centre is an anti-violence project that works to promote safety and empower women and children fleeing domestic violence by providing a one-stop resource centre with easy access to a range of services.
School for Social Entrepreneurs Ontario (SSEO) creates social change by providing change-makers a structured, yet self-directed, learning process that allows them to realize their individual aims of bringing positive impacts to their communities.
The School of Esoteric Studies has established the SEAS Project Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities identified by School of Esoteric Studies.
Seed to Table is a youth-centred food security and food justice initiative in the Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park (KGO) neighbourhood. The project works with young people, parents and families to understand root causes of food insecurity, build capacity, facilitate community mobilization around food issues, and meet community goals around food, health and youth engagement.
Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition (SWCC) has established the Skeena Watershed Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting education, research and community building activities in the Sacred Headwaters region of BC.
SkeenaWild Conservation Trust has established the SkeenaWild Conservation Trust Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of building an endowment that will be used to ensure salmon conservation funding in the Skeena Watershed in perpetuity.
Small Change Fund believes in people. We believe people know how to figure out and fix the problems in their communities, their cities, their countries. We believe people can make change without long studies, thick reports, and big money. We believe people want to help each other. We believe in making that simple.
The SOCAN Foundation Charitable Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the purpose of supporting the charitable activities benefitting music creators and music publishers. Le Fonds de charité de la Fondation SOCAN appuie des activités caritatives dont bénéficient des créateurs et des éditeurs de musique.
This fund supports Social Ventures Institute (SVI), an annual event that offers mission-based entrepreneurs an opportunity to share challenges with peers in an atmosphere of trust and goodwill.
Social Venture Partners Toronto (SVP Toronto) is a unique partnership that brings together a broad group of professionals to invest time and money in the most pressing challenges facing the city.
Sojourners has established the Sojourners Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
St. Paul’s School has established the St. Paul’s School Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
STAND NOW supports organizations working towards alleviating poverty and oppression of women through research education and microfinance initiatives.
Honours Strachan’s life-long goal of making a difference in the world by ensuring that children, youth, and families in areas of the world where living circumstances are difficult are provided with life-enriching athletic, educational, and health opportunities to help them reach their full potential.
Your donation will provide general support for Tides Canada in its pursuit to pool the best ideas, strategies, people, and capital to achieve uncommon solutions for the most challenging environmental and social issues of our time.
Sustain Ontario is a multi-stakeholder, collaborative initiative whose mission is to build and strengthen a just and sustainable local food system in Ontario.
The Base supports emerging initiatives to strengthen and increase access to community based change making, by combining quality administrative support with capacity building and opportunities for collective learning and action.
The deer crossing the art farm has established the deer crossing the art farm fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting the charitable work of the deer crossing the art farm society in creating positive change in people and communities through a combination of cutting edge arts and nature-driven programming.
The Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) has established the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Funding Network-Toronto Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation which supports charitable activities identified by The Funding Network-Toronto.
The Future Found has established the The Future Found Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
The Hoffman Institute Fund supports charitable activities identified by the Hoffman Institute.
The People Project is an ever-growing movement of LGBTTQQ2SIA youth of color and their allies, committed to individual and community empowerment. The project produces innovative arts and leadership opportunities, as well as events & partnerships for under served communities, youth, LGBT communities, people of colour and allies.
The Reading Partnership is an initiative focused on raising the literacy levels of children living in priority neighbourhoods by building the capacity of parents and establishing a local culture of reading and learning within communities. Born out of the reality of low-literacy in Toronto’s Kingston-Galloway Orton Park community, the Reading Partnership is committed to making foundational literacy education a reality for all children.
The Tyee has established The Tyee Solutions Society Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of producing catalytic solutions-oriented journalism and conducting research on social, economic, and environmental issues of broad concern to Canadians.
The Writers’ Exchange makes literacy exciting and accessible for inner-city kids through free mentoring and creative writing projects.
The Tibetan Nuns Project has established the Tibetan Nuns Project Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of supporting charitable activities.
Transformation Fund supports the creation of unique learning spaces that encourage relational leadership skills and the valuing of our diverse natures and natural equality.
The Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) Toronto has established the UFSC Community Outreach Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose supporting programs that facilitate the fair and equitable participation of minorities in the capital markets and financial services industry and raise the economic condition and quality of life of at-risk communities.
Up With Women Fund is a fund at Tides Canada Foundation established for the charitable purpose of supporting organizations and initiatives around the areas of housing, safety and the economic empowerment of women.
LEAF has established the Urban Forest Fund at Tides Canada Foundation for the purpose of educating the public about the importance of forests and implementing projects designed to improve the urban environment.
The project is focused on developing the skills of urban youth through riding and learning about horses.