Changing the Education System to Meet the Needs of ALL Young People
The Foundation is investing in the documentation, evaluation and piloting of community-based education strategies.
A new round of Pop-up Funding around municipal elections was recently adjudicated
A bunch of young people who are interested in the upcoming municipal elections in Ontario applied to our recent deadline for pop up grants. 14 great projects were funded. Ana Skinner was interviewed by Leah Wong , municipal affairs reporter for Novae Res Urbis. Read the article on civic engagement and improving voter turnout here.
Training & Skills Development
Results of the September 29, 2014 deadline will be available soon
The Laidlaw Foundation works with partners who share our passion for working with young people and who can offer innovative, engaging and useful training, skills development and/or networking opportunities. Find out more.
Nathan Gilbert Youth Innovation Fellowships
Adjudication of the applicants to the Nathan Gilbert Youth Innovation Fellowship Program will take place October 23rd, 2014. Stay tuned for results!
The Nathan Gilbert Youth Innovation Fellowship Program supports young people who would like to contribute to the youth sector through research and publication. Learn more.
The Laidlaw Foundation supports young people in being fully engaged in the civic, social, economic and cultural life of diverse and environmentally healthy communities. We accomplish this through grants and partnerships with other organizations active in the youth sector and by influencing policies that affect young people.