Mission and Core Values


The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario and Canada's leading grant-maker.

The Foundation's mission is to build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario by strengthening the capacity of
the voluntary sector, through investments in community-based initiatives. 

The following core values and operating principles guide the Ontario Trillium Foundation and shape its organizational culture. Our volunteers and staff are dedicated to reflecting these values in their actions and relationships.

  • We act with integrity and fairness.
  • We provide outstanding customer service.
  • We lead change that matters to communities.
  • We pursue excellence in all we do.
  • We improve through knowledge and learning.
  • We build trust through transparency and accountability.