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 FOR 2022 HAS NOW CLOSEDWE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2022

In 2022, 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.

Founced in 1910, University Settlement is a charity that offers a wide range of day care and children’s programming, settlement and social services, English language training, seniors programs, and recreation facilities and activities, including the Music & Arts School, the oldest community music school in Toronto.

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The CRWC provides emergency shelter and a warm welcome to approximately 300 homeless refugee claimants from war-torn countries each year. At CRWC they receive the care, support and assistance they need to pursue their refugee claim and to reconstruct and begin their new lives in Canada.

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

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For over 30 years, Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth has been a leader in preventing, reducing and ending youth homelessness. Each night, 120+ vulnerable young people experiencing homelessness find a safe place to stay, an offering of nutritious food and crisis 'help' services at Eva’s shelters and residential facility.

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Outside the March creates unforgettable immersive encounters—redefining the experience of theatre for a new generation of audiences.
“For everyone who is tired of passively scrolling content, for anyone concerned that our city is becoming one indistinguishable condo block, we’re here to offer a cultural wake-up call.”

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

The following 4  charities were also supported as part of our 2022 President's Appeal:

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.

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