List of foundations in Canada

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This is a list of foundations in Canada. Foundations in Canada collectively comprise a very large asset base for philanthropy. As of 2003, there were over 2,000 active grantmaking foundations in Canada, who had total assets of $12.5 billion CAD, with total grants given that year of over $1 billion CAD. Under Canadian law, foundations may be public or private, but both are charities.

The following is a list of foundations in Canada that have at least $10 million CAD in assets, as per their most recent Registered Charity Information Return with the Canada Revenue Agency, usually for 2004. They are ordered alphabetically. All figures are in Canadian dollars.

Name Assets (CAD)
Atkinson Charitable Foundation +$50 million
Chastell Foundation +$100 million
Chastell Foundation +$100 million
Claridge Foundation +$20 million
David Suzuki Foundation unknown
Donner Canadian Foundation +$100 million
Ekopedia Foundation unknown
Eldee Foundation +$20 million
F.K. Morrow Foundation +$70 million
Fondation du Grand Montréal +$85 million
Fondation J. Armand Bombardier +$120 million
Fondation J.-Louis Levesque +$50 million
Fondation J.A. De Seve +$10 million
Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon +$1.30 billion
Fondation Marcelle et Jean Coutu +$220 million
Foundation Thomas Brezovsky +$10 million
Historica Foundation of Canada unknown
Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal +$190 million
John Dobson Foundation +$20 million
J.P. Bickell Foundation +$70 million
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation +$470 million
Kinnear Foundation +$30 million
Laidlaw Foundation +$50 million
Lawson Foundation +$70 million
Max Bell Foundation +$50 million
Peter Munk Charitable Foundation +$30 million
R. Howard Webster Foundation +$90 million
Team Brother Bear unknown
The Calgary Foundation +$210 million
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada +$48 million
The Edmonton Community Foundation +$140 million
The EJLB Foundation +$80 million
The George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation +$130 million
The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation +$470 million
The Kahanoff Foundation +$80 million
The Macdonald Stewart Foundation +$50 million
The MasterCard Foundation +$4.6 billion
The Molson Foundation +$30 million
The Muttart Foundation +$50 million
The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation +$35 million
The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation +$70 million
The Richard Ivey Foundation +$50 million
The Saskatoon Community Foundation +$26 million
The Samuel and Saidye Bronfman Family Foundation +$40 million
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation +$30 million
The Winnipeg Foundation +500 million
Vancity Community Foundation +$20 million
Vancouver Foundation +$600 million
Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation +$60 million

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