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Atkinson Charitable Foundation For social and economic justice

Foundation

OVERVIEW

Description

The Atkinson Foundation was established in 1942 by Joseph E. Atkinson. He was the publisher of the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest daily newspaper. More than $68 million has been invested in Ontario over seven decades to advance his vision of an equitable society.

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

Provides direct investment

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Agriculture; Arts, Culture, Handicrafts; Civic Participation; Clean and Green Technology; Communications / Media / ICT; Disabilities; Disaster Recovery; Distribution / Supply Chain; Education; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation; Energy; Enterprise Development, SME; Environment, Climate Change; Fair Trade, Organic Products; Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance; Food and Nutrition; Health; Housing, Shelter, Homelessness; Mobile; Natural Resources / Conservation; Peace and Security; Sanitation, Waste Management; Tech; Training, Technical Assistance Services; Water; Web, SaaS, Online Tech; Women, Girls

social vs. financial return preference

  • 2: Mostly Social Return Focused

providing funding for these regions

  • US, Canada

funding types

  • Grants / Donations