Inactive Foundation Initiatives


ArtsSmarts (1998-2010)

ArtsSmarts brought together artists, teachers, and students to explore the formal education curriculum using art as a means of discovery and co-learning.

Green Street (1999-2010)

A national program to encourage active participation by young people in environmental stewardship, through quality school programs developed and offered by voluntary sector organizations.

Supporting Family Caregivers (1999-2014)

A health care system that recognizes and supports the critical aid provided by family caregivers, with a core focus on respite.

Vibrant Communities (2003-2014)

A national poverty reduction initiative delivered in partnership with the Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement and the Caledon Institute of Social Policy. 

Community Service Learning (2004-2012)

Promoting a model of experiential learning that combined classroom education with volunteer work to help achieve community goals while instilling students with a sense of civic duty.

ALLIES (2007-2015)

Working with government, private, and community sector partners to support local efforts across Canada to promote the suitable employment of skilled immigrants.

The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation 1002 Sherbrooke W., Suite 1800, Montreal, Québec H3A 3L6