The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

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The Foundation currently directs its funds primarily in the areas of education, conservation, neuroscience and scientific research in Canada's North. In addition to its principal ongoing commitments, the Foundation makes a number of trustee-initiated grants each year. Due to the focused nature of its grant making, the Foundation is not accepting applications at this time.

  • map-point22 St.Clair Ave E, Suite 1400, Toronto ON, M4T2S5

  • map-pointNo phone on record

  • map-pointNo website on record

  • map-pointNo contact person on record

  • map-pointPrivate Foundation

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 889015194RR0001

  • map-point10 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2016 Revenues: $36,320,777

<b>400000</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>30000000</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>0</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>5920777</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $26,627,832

<b>0</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>0</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>2216809</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>24253353</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>157670</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $324,365,176

<b>121968528</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>757558</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>201639090</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>0</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>0</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $527,994

<b>241326</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>286668</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>0</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation's headquarters is located at 22 St.Clair Ave E, Suite 1400, Toronto ON, M4T2S5.

Breakdown of Programs

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Where the Money Goes