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Education. Healthcare. Social Welfare. The Arts.


The John Andrews Foundation is a private Foundation that supports community-based projects across Northwestern Ontario.
We focus on education, healthcare, social welfare and the arts.


John Andrews (1902-1986) was a respected businessman and industrialist.  He was a self-made man who ran one of the most successful companies in Northwestern Ontario.  John Andrews also cared deeply about the community and established the John Andrews Foundation in 1977.

What we do

For over 40 years, the John Andrews Foundation has supported initiatives that share our values and enhance the well-being of Northwestern Ontario communities.  We focus on impact and making a real difference in the lives of local people.

Funded Projects

The John Andrews Foundation has distributed over $6 million in grants to more than 100 charities and non-profit organizations across the region. From high-risk youth to vulnerable seniors, we provide resources that improve life and create positive change in Northwestern Ontario.

Grant Process

To apply for a grant, please follow the steps below. The deadline for applications is October 31.

Submit your completed application by October 31.


Read our eligibility criteria and deadlines carefully


Complete the online application form


Upload your most recent audited financial statement


Submit your completed application online or via email.