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. They are ordered alphabetically. All figures are in Canadian dollars.

Name Assets (CAD)
Atkinson Charitable Foundation +$77 million (2014)
British Columbia's Children's Hospital Foundation +$362 million (2015)
Claridge Foundation +$45 million (2014)
David Suzuki Foundation +$16 million (2014)
Donner Canadian Foundation +$120 million (2014)
Eldee Foundation +$15 million (2014)
F.K. Morrow Foundation $78 million (2014)
Fondation du Grand Montréal $83 million (2014)
Fondation J. Armand Bombardier +$175 million (2015)
Fondation J.-Louis Levesque +$50 million
Fondation J.A. De Seve +$10 million
Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon +$1.76 billion (2014)
Fondation Marcelle et Jean Coutu +$220 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
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Peter Munk Charitable Foundation +$30 million
R. Howard Webster Foundation +$90 million
Team Brother Bear unknown
The Calgary Foundation +$750 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 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 +$99 million (2014)
The Richard Ivey School of Business Foundation $20.8 million (2015)
The Saskatoon Community Foundation $64.3 million
Judy and Paul Bronfman Charitable Foundation $17.9 million (2014)
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation +$285 million (2014)
The Winnipeg Foundation +661 million (2014)
Vancity Community Foundation +$49 million (2014)
Vancouver Foundation +$986 million (2014)
Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation +$60 million

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