The McConnell Foundation envisions a Canada in which the economy and social systems advance the wellbeing of all people, and in which the natural environment is stewarded for future generations. We use both our granting and investment strategies to achieve this goal.

However, even the combined capital of all public and philanthropic institutions would be nowhere near large enough to solve Canada’s most intractable social, economic and environmental problems.


Please note that due to the large volume of applications received, we have closed the intake of new applications for 2020.