COMMUNITY ONE BLOG

Potential Rainbow Grants scam – don’t be a victim!

Last year, Community One Foundation was alerted that someone was trying to obtain personal information from Facebook users using the name ‘Rainbow Grants’. Through further investigation, we believed the page to be a scam and reported it to Facebook, who shut it down shortly after. We’ve recently received some messages from concerned individuals who claim […]

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Donation update: Rainbow Railroad helps more than 50 escape state-sponsored violence in Chechnya

Rainbow Railroad Success Story This year, we were able to provide Rainbow Railroad with a $50K donation (which will be used to help LGBTQ+ individuals escape from hostile environments) to support their very important programming. Take a moment to watch this video. Posted by Community One Foundation on Monday, November 20, 2017 In June 2017, […]

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2017 Steinert & Ferreiro Award: Dennis Findlay

  The Community One Foundation has chosen Dennis Findlay as the recipient of the 2017 Steinert & Ferreiro Award in recognition of more than 40 years of LGBTQ activism in Ontario. Starting in his university days, Mr. Findlay helped organize social events and other activities to strengthen the LGBTQ community. After moving to Toronto in […]

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Presenting our 2017 Rainbow Grant recipients!

The Community One Foundation is proud to award more than $100,000 in 2017 Rainbow Grants to a diverse group of applicants, supporting programs and initiatives in the LGBTTIQQ2S communities of the Greater Toronto Area. The grants will be awarded at a ceremony June 8, 2017 at at The 519 Community Centre (519 Church St., Toronto). “We are thrilled […]

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