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Collaborative Partners

Our Collaborative is made up of liked-minded foundations and corporations who have provided capital to invest in promising workforce development initiatives that lead to systemic changes. Their support and commitment are evidence of the change they hope to see through their united philanthropic efforts.

Champions of life-long learning and career development, The Counselling Foundation of Canada empowers Canadians to develop their skills and talent to help build a more equitable and inclusive society.

TD is spending $1 billion by 2030 to help create conditions in which everyone has a chance to succeed. The focus is on initiatives that support change, nurture progress and contribute to making the world a better, more inclusive place.

Established in 1960, the Metcalf Foundation has been working with Canadians to improve the health and vibrancy of our communities, our culture and our environment. In recent years, they have invested approximately $6 million annually in charitable activity.

The United Way is a worldwide not-for-profit movement operating in more than 100 communities in Canada. Fueled by groundbreaking research and powerful partnerships with businesses, government and donors, the United Way works to identify gaps and strengthen the places where we live and work.

The Mariam Assefa Fund is the philanthropic arm of World Education Services Inc., a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to helping international students, immigrants and refugees achieve their educational and professional goals. The Fund supports efforts to knock down barriers that impede immigrants and refugees from accessing quality employment and integrating into the workforce.

An agency of the Government of Ontario, the OTF is one of Canada’s leading granting foundations. Last year alone, they awarded $108 million to 629 projects dedicated to building healthy and vibrant communities in Ontario.

A global leader in financial services, JP Morgan Chase & Co. offer solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. They lead volunteer service activities for employees in local communities by utilizing their many resources, including those that stem from access to capital, economies of scale, global reach and expertise. By 2023, they plan on deploying $1.75 billion in philanthropic capital around the world.

The Definity Insurance Foundation is a national philanthropic organization that works with charitable partners across Canada to address the roots and impacts of inequality through initiatives that address barriers to good health, socio-economic opportunity, and climate-related challenges.