Our Charity Work

The St. George’s Society Toronto helps fund charities in four areas: education, social and community services, health, and the arts. We are currently accepting applications for one-year funding only.

Applications for funding must be sent electronically to admin@stgeorgesto.org, and addressed to the Charitable Trust Committee. Honouring our long tradition of helping in the city, groups must be in the Toronto area.

The majority of funding decisions are made in August/September each year and communicated shortly thereafter.

Submissions for funding should be made no later than July 31 of the submission year and must include:

  • A 500-word proposal of how the requested funds will make a difference to your organisation (less than 500 words is accepted – we value precision in thought and concision in writing). We will not read past 500 words;

  • Background and history of organisation;

  • List of Board of Directors;

  • Staff breakdown (number of employees, not names);

  • List of corporate, foundation, and private donors;

  • Audited Financial Statements for the last two years.

***See the Evaluation Rubric.

PLEASE NOTETHE APPLICATION WINDOW HAS NOW CLOSED FOR 2021.

In 2021, the St. George's Society has supported the following charities:

The Royal Canadian Legion was founded by Veterans for Veterans, and advocates for the care and benefits of all who served Canada, regardless of when or where they served.

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In support of St. George's Chapel.

Street Haven offers pathways for women who are experiencing, or are at-risk, of homelessness, through a variety of integrated services in which women support women.

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Youth Employment Services was created in Canada in 1968 and has since helped hundreds of thousands of youth, many disadvantaged, to find employment, and empower them to change their lives and help build safer, stronger communities.

The Children's Book Bank provides free books and literacy support to children and families in high-needs neighbourhoods across the Greater Toronto Area

MABELLEarts works hand in hand with the residents of Mabelle Avenue, Toronto to unlock the creative potential of their local neighbourhood

Youth Without Shelter is an emergency residence and referral agency serving youth experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16 and 24.

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Arts Etobicoke is a not-for-profit charitable organization that focuses on improving people's lives through the arts.

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Haven Toronto is a drop-in centre where elder homeless, marginally housed and socially isolated men can feel safe, where they can form and cultivate friendships, and become part of a community.

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All Saints Church-Community Centre provides a safe and nurturing environment for homeless and street-involved individuals while enhancing their well-being from a harm reduction and human-rights based approach.

We will regularly feature one of our supported charities on our "Spotlight" page.