community one foundation

The LGBT Giving Network is a project of the Community One Foundation

AIDS Committee of Toronto provides support services that empower men, women and youth living with HIV to achieve self-determination, informed decision-making, independence, and overall well-being. We do this through programs such as counselling, information provision, social support activities and programs that help people with HIV return to work.

Asian Community AIDS Services
Providing HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and support services to the East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities. Our programs are based on a pro-active and holistic approach to HIV/AIDS and are provided in a collaborative, empowering, and non-discriminatory manner.

The Alliance For South Asian AIDS Prevention serves South Asian populations in the Greater Toronto Area, including its surrounding suburbs and regions. We offer health promotion and support for South Asians living with and affected by HIV and work with diverse communities on prevention education.

The Bill 7 Award is a registered charitable trust that awards scholarships to gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, 2-spirited and queer students who are in financial need and studying at any post-secondary institution in Ontario to attain their first degree or diploma.

Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention
Black CAP is an organization that works to reduce HIV/AIDS in Toronto’s Black, African and Caribbean communities and enhance the quality of life of Black people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
Established in 1979, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is a professional Canadian theatre company dedicated to the development and presentation of queer theatre.

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network 
The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS in Canada and internationally, through research and analysis, advocacy and litigation, public education and community mobilization.

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives
Established to aid in the recovery and preservation of our histories. Its mandate is to acquire, preserve, organize, and give public access to information and materials in any medium, by and about LGBT people, primarily produced in or concerning Canada.


CANFAR is Canada’s only independent charitable foundation dedicated to ending AIDS through research.

Casey House

A specialty hospital with community programming including home care and outreach programs. Founded in 1988, we were the first freestanding HIV/AIDS facility in Canada. Our commitment is to provide compassionate health care to people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

CATIE is Canada’s source for up-to-date, bilingual, unbiased information about HIV and hepatitis C. We connect people living with HIV or hepatitis C, at-risk communities, healthcare providers and community organizations with the knowledge, resources and expertise to reduce transmission and improve quality of life.

Community One Foundation
Community One Foundation is an LGBTTIQQ2S foundation which provides grants to organizations for projects that enhance the development of the LGBTTIQQ2S communities in the Greater Toronto Area.

Egale Canada
Egale Canada is Canada’s LGBT human rights organization: advancing equality, diversity, education, and justice.

Family Services Association – David Kelley Services
Assisting families and individuals who live or work in Toronto through counselling, community development, advocacy and public education programs.

Fife House
An innovative, client-focused provider of secure and supportive affordable housing and services to people living with HIV/AIDS in the Greater Toronto Area.

519 Church Street Community Centre
Offers a wide range of internationally renowned programs and services that operate from an anti-oppression framework. Our public meeting space enable groups in our community to organize and find support as well as find enrichment through arts and culture.

HALCO is a charitable not-for-profit community-based legal clinic that provides free legal services to people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in Ontario, Canada.

Inside Out
A not-for-profit registered charity that exists to challenge attitudes and change lives through the promotion, production and exhibition of LGBT film. Through our annual Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa, our filmmaker initiatives, our youth engagement and our year-round events, Inside Out celebrates and supports LGBT film every day of the year.

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Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees

We provide support and counseling to Iranian queers worldwide. This support includes but is not subject to; financial aid for shelter, food and healthcare. IRQR follows up with their Iranian queer refugee cases from when leave until they arrive in a safe country and are supportive during the entire refugee process.

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youthline
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line is a toll-free service provided by youth for youth.  We’re here to offer support, information and referrals specific to your concerns.

LOFT Community Services
LOFT provides permanent housing and community support services for the most vulnerable, including those with mental health and physical and addiction challenges, 
the homeless, the abused and the abandoned.  Our services provide recovery and independence and respond to the changing needs of our diverse community.

Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies
Offers an undergraduate program, a collaborative graduate program (M.A. and Ph.D.), hosts academic and community events, and promotes research into sexuality. It is a hub forging connections among faculty, undergraduates, graduate students, and community members interested in questions about how we understand sexual diversity and sexual practices.

Metropolitan Community Church Toronto
Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto is the spiritual home to a diverse and progressive community of faith. We are rooted in the teachings and spiritual practices of Christianity. We also respect the rich wisdom of other faith traditions. MCC Toronto also offers a wide range of programs, support groups, and seminars on spiritual and personal growth.

Pride and Remembrance Run
The Pride and Remembrance Association is a 100% volunteer-run not-for-profit organization that owns and operates the annual Pride and Remembrance run- fostering and promoting community spirit since 1996.

Pride Toronto

A not-for-profit organization that hosts Pride Week, an annual event in downtown Toronto, which takes place each year during the last week of June. Pride Week celebrates our diverse sexual and gender identities, histories, cultures, creativities, families, friends and lives.

is Canada’s only multi-partisan LGBTIQ+ organization aimed at diversifying the face and voice of Canada’s politics by helping emergent openly LGBTIQ+ leaders realize their potential to serve and win elections to all orders of government through candidate support, fundraising, networking, and outreach.



While we have made great strides towards equality in Canada, lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified (LGBT) people still live in basic fear for their lives in many parts of the world. In the spirit of and with homage to the Underground Railroad, the mission of the Rainbow Railroad is to help LGBT people as they seek safe haven from state enabled violence, murder or persecution.

Sherbourne Health Centre is a leading provider of quality healthcare and transformative support to those who face social, economic and other systemic barriers. Based in the heart of Toronto’s high-need downtown neighbourhoods, it focuses on building connections and building health at individual, family and community levels. Sherbourne’s dynamic and accredited LGBT-focussed services and programs include its LGBT Health Team; Rainbow Health Ontario; SOY (Supporting Our Youth); and The LGBTQ Parenting Network. They work together and with partners to improve personal and community health, wellbeing and quality of life for LGBT community members.

The Stephen Lewis Foundation works with community-level organizations which are turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa by providing care and support to women, orphaned children, grandmothers and people living with HIV and AIDS. Since 2003, we have funded over 700 initiatives, partnering with 300 community-based organizations in the 15 African countries hardest hit by the pandemic.

Ten Oaks Project engages and connects children and youth from LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer) communities through programs and activities rooted in play.

Toronto People with AIDS Foundation

Since 1987, PWA has been helping men, transmen, transwomen, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. Our response is inspired by the voices and experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS. The Toronto People With AIDS Foundation offers a welcoming space to connect with others, access practical support services, and get assistance to navigate the sometimes complex system of care required.

Toronto Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays is a fully volunteer-run registered charity offering support to Toronto’s LGBTQ community and/or their families via one-on-one telephone support at 416-406-6378, and peer support in a group setting at monthly support meetings.  Our outreach endeavours include presentations to TDSB schools and universities; and workshops for Toronto businesses and organizations wishing to explore diversity, empower allies and combat homophobia.

White Ribbon Campaign

White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) is the largest effort in the world of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls (VAW). We support activities in over 60 countries around the world, and every province and territory.  Our work is rooted in realizing gender equality, ending violence, and challenging the harmful aspects of masculinities, including homophobia