Learn about our initiatives building solutions to a range of environmental and social challenges.

Above Ground

Above Ground

Encouraging respect for human rights.

AIDS-Free World Canada

Advocating for more urgent and effective global responses to HIV and AIDS.

Binners' Project

Improving economic opportunities for binners.

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

Promoting food sovereignty and democratic decision-making to protect the integrity of the environment, health, food, and the livelihoods of Canadians.

Climate Change Connection

Connecting Manitobans to climate change facts and solutions.

Community Resilience to Extreme Weather (CREW)

Community Resilience to Extreme Weather (CREW) explores ways of communicating and promoting community adaptation to the rapidly increasing risks and hazards of extreme weather and the public health impacts.

Digital Justice Lab

Building a more just and equitable digital future for Canadians.

East Scarborough Storefront

Collaborating to support residents and build community in the inner suburban neighbourhood of Kingston Galloway/Orton Park (KGO).


Supporting community-based entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses and livelihoods across Northern Canada.

Farms at Work

Promoting healthy and active farmlands in east central Ontario.

Indigenous Place Making Council

Restoring Indigenous presence to Canadian communities by creating places that reflect and celebrate Indigenous identity, world views, and values.

Innovative Young Indigenous Leaders Symposium

Supporting young Indigenous people to have an active role in collaborating with leaders of British Columbia to facilitate positive change.

Jane's Walk

Engaging communities and celebrating thriving, livable, and walkable cities.

Marine Plan Partnership for the North Pacific Coast

Advancing marine planning in British Columbia by supporting a collaborative, government-driven, and science-based process.

Northern Manitoba Food, Culture, and Community Collaborative

Helping Northern Manitoban communities design local solution-oriented projects to address food insecurity and related issues.

Northern Youth Leadership

Cultivating youth leaders in the Northwest Territories to be positive change agents.

Not Far From the Tree

Inspiring Torontonians to harvest, share, celebrate, and steward the bounty from urban orchards.

Reel Youth

Empowering youth to produce and distribute films about the issues most important to them.

Resource Movement

Bringing together young people with wealth and class privilege to become leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power.

Sacred Seeds Collective

Stewarding a garden space for gathering to share Indigenous knowledges and growing traditional plant foods and medicines in community.

School for Social Entrepreneurs Ontario

Guiding students from all backgrounds to drive social change.

Shared Spaces and Social Purpose Real Estate

Supporting the exploration of shared spaces and social purpose real estate in Canada for enhanced impact, social purpose, and community development.

Social Venture Partners Toronto

Investing time and money in a venture philanthropy model to positively impact the most pressing social challenges facing Toronto.


Closing the achievement gap through nutritious lunches and engaging food literacy programming.

The Existence Project

Connecting marginalized people to their community through the power of storytelling.

The Reading Partnership

Focused on raising the literacy levels of children living in Toronto’s Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park community.

Together Project

Connecting refugee newcomers and Canadians to build stronger, more integrated communities.


Helping children, youth and their families on their healing journey.

Number of impact initiatives found: 28