Vision: Changing lives through the spirit and power of sport.
Mission: Improving the lives of youth by building facilities, giving to sustainable programs and empowering youth through sport and recreation.
Since launching in December 2009, MLSE Foundation has invested more than $35 million into Ontario communities. Using the power of sport as a unifying force, we're committed to helping youth reach their potential and creating more equal playing fields for all.
WHO WE ARE
OUR VISION AND MISSION
MLSE Foundation Was Founded
Neighbourhoods Reached in ON
Invested Last Season
Invested Since 2009
Hours of Funded Programming
WHERE WE'VE COME FROM
Leafs Fund for Kids is born, focusing on the endowment of arts and educational scholarships.
MLSE Foundation launches a full portfolio of programs, programming grants and refurbishment projects designed to provide greater access to sport
Building off learnings from Regent Park, MLSE Foundation embarks on
its most ambitious project to date. With a $7 million capital investment and an initial $2.5 million yearly operating budget, MLSE LaunchPad opens its doors, becoming the first facility
in Ontario to offer a space dedicated to Sport For Development for youth who face barriers.
The Raptors Foundation for Kids is founded as the charitable arm of
the Toronto Raptors, focusing on court refurbishments and community programming
MLSE Foundation is established, merging the Raptors Foundation for Kids and the Leafs Fund for Kids, as well as incorporating Toronto FC; three teams, one charity.
Construction on MLSE Foundation’s first large capital investment, the Regent Park Athletic Grounds, begins. A $2.5 million investment into the construction of a multi-sport space as part of the Regent Park Revitalization Project
NEWS & MEDIA
Scarborough’s Gordonridge Community provides design input into their new multi-sport space
MLSE Foundation and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities work together to refurbish athletic facilities, creating more opportunities for youth to get moving in their communities. Our goal is to build equity through the power of sport by empowering communities to reimagine their play spaces.
December 17, 2020
Project Highlight: YWCA Refurbishment
We support women and children through their journey away from domestic violence. We do the work we do because the community needs us.
December 11, 2020
MLSE FOUNDATION AND PENNY APPEAL CANADA PARTNER TO EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION OF GIRLS
MLSE Foundation and Penny Appeal Canada announced a three-year partnership that will be dedicated to empowering girls ages 6 to 29 within the community. Through MLSE LaunchPad, a Sport For Development facility located downtown Toronto where youth use sport to recognize and reach their potential, the girls will be given a safe space to engage in quality sport and life skills programming.
November 30, 2020
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