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CNE Foundation Investment in the Community

At the CNE Foundation, we are committed to supporting organizations that share our community vision and whose mandates fall within one of our core funding pillars. Each year, we award a limited number of Community Grants to local Canadian qualified donees committed to furthering our areas of focus -- Agriculture and the Environment, Arts and Culture, Industry and Entrepreneurship, and Community Building -- and in support of our vision: “Empowering community. Improving lives.”

In 2020, the CNE Foundation awarded a Community Grant to the Unison Benevolent Fund in support of musicians impacted by COVID-19 event and performance cancellations. This grant was made possible through the generosity of the CNE community, through our Virtual CNE 50/50 raffle. Thank you for your support.

2021 Community Grant Application Process

Please check back in the summer for details about the 2021 applicatiton process. 

Recent CNE Foundation Community Grant Recipients:

Organization Project Pillar
Unison Benevolent Fund Counselling services and immediate financial relief Arts & Culture
Community Building
MLSE Foundation/
MLSE LaunchPad
Coaches Training program Industry & Entrepreneurship
Community Building
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Elementary School Stardust Pollinator Garden Agriculture & Environment
Community Building
Storytelling Toronto Travelling StoryTent program Arts & Culture
Community Building
The Eamonn O'Loghlin Irish Canadian Immigration Centre (I/CAN) with the Irish Cultural Society of Toronto Animated I/CAN outreach video for new arrivals Industry & Entrepreneurship
Community Building

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