Support the George Brown College Foundation

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  • Supporting the success of George Brown students.

    Since 1984, the George Brown College Foundation has helped support the needs of our diverse student population to keep education accessible to all. We do this by raising money for student scholarships and bursaries, as well as for transformational initiatives that strengthen the College’s ability to offer programs for specific industries and professions.

    Your contributions help to ensure that George Brown College can continue to provide students with the tools and skills they need to succeed, and support the economic, cultural and social well-being of Toronto and the surrounding region.

    Our current campaigns:

    Giving Tuesday

    Giving Tuesday: November 27, 2018
    We invite you to be part of the worldwide Giving Tuesday movement. Give the gift of education by helping to create 20 emergency support scholarships for Toronto’s next generation of hospitality professionals, city builders, health care workers and other professionals. Every dollar you donate will go directly to students in need and, until December 31, 2018, new donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar by corporate donors to a cumulative cap of $5,000.

    School of Design's new building

    Support a dynamic new location for the School of Design
    George Brown College is excited to announce the relocation of the School of Design within the Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts development, just blocks from the College’s existing Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences.
    The new facility will provide 110,000 square feet of space for hands-on learning and collaboration, both among students and industry partners.

    By the Numbers

    We know that many of our students require financial assistance. The Foundation makes a positive and tangible impact on the lives of students in need.

    Did you know that in fiscal 2017 - 2018:

    • More than 60% of George Brown’s student body applied for OSAP, scholarships and other types of financial aid
    • Over $3.1 million was raised by the George Brown College Foundation for scholarships, capital and special projects
    • More than 960 students were provided scholarships by the Foundation
    • The average dollar amount of Foundation scholarships was $1,241.

    How can you help?

    As one of our generous donors, you can help ensure that financial need doesn’t become a barrier to our students’ achieving post-secondary education by directing your support to the following areas: