Thorogood Family Fund

Priorities for 2024

Mission

Motivated by Christian faith, the Thorogood Family Fund supports a wide variety of selected charities benefiting the most marginalized in Toronto, in the province of Ontario, and elsewhere through grants and involvement.

Values Guiding Our Philanthropy

  • Empowerment of Individuals
  • Delivering Tangible Impact
  • Creating Efficiencies
  • Care for the Environment
  • Achieving Sustainability

Geographic Focus

  • Greater Toronto Area
  • Ontario
  • A limited number of internationally-focused charities will also be invited to apply.

Size of Grants

  • A variety of grant requests will be considered up to $25,000.

Eligibility

  • Beneficiaries must be registered Canadian charities.
  • Past grant recipients are eligible for new funding when the outcomes of their previous project have been completed.
  • Charities that are active members of the Stronger Philanthropy Community are favoured.

Reporting

  • All charities receiving grants from Thorogood Family Fund will be encouraged to report back on progress made every six months until completion for the outcomes they propose.

Applications for Funding

  • Create a Project Profile in the Stronger Grants online application system.
  • Project Profiles that are shortlisted will receive an invitation to apply for a grant.
  • Instructions for completing the application will be contained in the emailed invitation.
  • Unsolicited applications are not accepted.

Timetable

  • Project Profiles can be submitted at any time before September 30, 2024.
  • Stronger Philanthropy will email invitations to charities to apply on or after October 4, 2024.
  • The grant application deadline is October 21, 2024.
  • Applications will be considered by members of Thorogood Family Fund by November 22, 2024, with grants awarded soon after.

Next Steps