What would it take for people of all ages and abilities to lead an active lifestyle and derive the numerous benefits associated with it? Why aren’t more people physically active, despite the well-known benefits? How do we create a culture that values lifelong physical activity and fosters it by making it easy, enjoyable and relevant for everyone? The Knowledge Centre is your space to share ideas, knowledge, and promising practices to help advance the idea that physical activity is essential to longer lives and happier, healthier communities.
If we are all on a journey from arrival to belonging, how can we make this journey shorter, less painful, and more rewarding? It starts by valuing each other’s worth and experiences, while building on our differences from a place of honesty. The Knowledge Centre is your space to share ideas, knowledge, and promising practices to help imagine and create communities that work better for all.
We all recognize that a healthy environment is critical to the well-being and long-term prosperity of our communities, yet the challenges facing our environment continue to mount. As stewards of our environment, we have a responsibility to ensure that future generations benefit from all that it provides. But what can we do? The Knowledge Centre is your space to share ideas, knowledge, and promising practices to help realize a cleaner, greener future for all.
Arts, culture and heritage have intrinsic value because they touch people. Where people have an opportunity to experience or express themselves artistically and creatively, they have a better understanding of each other, of shared histories and of common hopes for the future. The Knowledge Centre is your space to share ideas, knowledge, and promising practices to help realize a vibrant community for all.
What would it take to ensure that children and youth have the supports, skills, relationships, and experiences needed to develop into successful and contributing adults? How might we build up the assets of children and youth so that they have the greatest chance at success? The Knowledge Centre is your space to share ideas, knowledge, and promising practices to help advance the field of positive child and youth development.
The face of poverty is complex and one-dimensional solutions just don’t work. Everyone has the potential to contribute meaningfully to their community. We need to invest in initiatives that strengthen individuals’ social and economic resiliency, and match their interests with local resources. Share your ideas, knowledge, promising practices and discuss innovative solutions to increase our shared prosperity.
Evaluating and measuring program outcomes allows OTF to provide the best programs to our communities. The careful analysis of good data is key to understanding whether or not certain programs or services are achieving what they aim to achieve. This space is yours to shape – let’s help advance the field of evaluation and outcome measurement in the public benefit sector together.
Data increasingly shapes our world. The way our society handles information is changing, and with any change comes an opportunity for progress. Non-profit organizations that are able to capitalize on that opportunity will find it is easier to share their knowledge, to improve their work, and to demonstrate their impact. In compliance with the Government of Ontario’s “Open by Default” Open Data Directive, the Ontario Trillium Foundation is committed to posting its data in a simple and easy-to-use format. The Knowledge Centre is your space to share ideas, knowledge, and promising practices to help further the Open Data movement.
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