Granting Themes: 1985-Present (post-endowment)

The Counselling Foundation of Canada has provided well over 200 grants since 1985. Here is a sample of the most significant investments it has made in this time by granting themes.

Professional Development for Career Service Professionals: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), University of Toronto/NATCON, ContactPoint.ca, OrientAction.ca, The Canadian Journal of Career Development, Cannexus.

National Mentoring Initiative: Ryerson University, University of British Columbia, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Fondation de l’entrepreneurship, Canadian Youth Business Foundation, Business Mentorship Institute.

Youth Employment: Ontario Association of Youth Employment Centres (OYAC)/Firstwork, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Youth Employment Centers in Brantford, Brockville, Grey Bruce, Montreal, Owen Sound, Peterborough, Thunder Bay, Toronto.

Aboriginal: Ashoka Canada “Changemakers Initiative”, Native Students Association at Laurentian University, National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation, Union of Ontario Indians, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Native People of Thunder Bay.

Third Sector Support: Altruvest (BoardMatch), Philanthropic Foundations Canada, The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.
Youth Empowerment: Career Trek, Eva’s Initiative, Regent Park Community Health Centre (Pathways to Education)/Pathways to Education Canada, Sketch/Imago, Woodgreen Community Centre, YMCA of Greater Toronto.
Newcomers: Skills for Change, ACCESS for new Canadians, COSTI Immigrant Services.
Differently Abled: York University Learning Disabilities Program, Hugh MacMillan Rehabilitation Centre “DiscoverAbility”, Canadian Hearing Society.
Early Childhood Development/Healthy Families: Adventure Place, Family Services Association of Toronto, Family Service Centre of Ottawa-Carleton, Read to Me! Foundation, YMCA of Greater Toronto.
The Counselling Foundation of Canada is proud to support CERIC and its programs: