The Junior League of Toronto (JLT) supports non-profit organizations to deliver programs in the Greater Toronto Area. The JLT supports innovative programs by partnering with other non-profit organizations on both short and long term projects and offering start up funding through Seed Grants to support new programs.
If your organization is interested in partnering with the JLT on a community project, please email email@example.com for more information.
Applications are accepted from November through February each year. Applications are due January 15, 2021.
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2020 SEED GRANT RECIPIENTS
Aura Freedom International
Aura Freedom International promotes the human rights of women and girls and prevents gender-based violence by advancing gender equality. The JLT provided funding for their Male Allyship Engagement Initiative to engage young men and boys in combatting human trafficking and gender-based violence. The presentations will include how and why men are forced to conform to society’s version of masculinity, take a stand against violence and exploitation.
Trails Youth Initiatives
Trails Youth Initiatives works to instill practical skills, relevant knowledge, and the self-confidence to use them. Ultimately Trails Youth Initiatives aims to increase the youth’s chances of success. With the JLT funding, students will participate in workshops/guest speakers to help them understand healthy risk-taking, provide outlets to promote physical health and answer questions about mental health/sexuality.