Putting Mental Health at the Top of Mind

Mental health problems affect nearly every person on earth at some point in their life. They negatively impact our cognitive, emotional, and behavioral well-being and can lead to isolation, depression, and suicide. Despite the near-universal prevalence of such issues,...

Providing Financial Opportunity in Rural Uganda

Recipient: BeadforLife Amount received: $30,332.78 CAD In Uganda, as few as 1-in-3 girls attend secondary school. This statistic becomes even starker taking only women living in rural areas into account. Without some degree of higher education, many of these girls...

Turtley Successful Rehabilitation

Grant Recipient: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) Grant amount: $19,565.30 CAD Oceans and seas cover more than two-thirds of the planet’s surface. The amazing and diverse ecosystems that thrive in earth’s waters are a vital barometer of its overall health....

Ending Violence Towards Women

AMOUNT RECEIVED: $90,000 CAD Anticipated Project Completion Date: December 2018 More than 1 in 3 women have experienced violence. These figures can vary from society to society, but what appears to be universally applicable is that poverty and violence often go...

Simply Saving Lives: Cruz Roja Mexicana

Project Recipient: Cruz Roja Mexicana Project Amount: 9,200 CAD Healthcare is a universal need—especially in times of emergency. This is certainly true in the city of Acapulco (Guerrero, Mexico) and surrounding rural areas, where a population of over 1,000,000 people...

Developing Young Artists

Project Recipient: Institute of Contemporary Arts Project Amount: $293,850.09 CAD What does art mean to you? For some, art is an escape. To others, it is the purest form of human self expression. And for some, art is simply an abstract concept – a forgettable...