The Fort York Foundation is an independent, federally-registered charity that fundraises to revitalize Fort York National Historic Site.We help the City of Toronto, which owns and operates Fort York, raise funds for capital projects, such as the new Fort York Visitor Centre.The Foundation operates with a part-time executive director and part-time administrator working closely with a volunteer board of directors.The Visitor CentreAlthough the Fort York Visitor Centre opened in 2014, this $26-million building project is not yet finished or fully open. The Foundation needs to raise another $3 million for its completion.
As part of its capital fundraising, the Fort York Foundation is helping to rehabilitate historic Garrison Common, part of Fort York National Historic Site. We received a $1 million leading gift from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation in 2011 for this work. Substantial improvements to Garrison Common are expected to be in place by 2017.
In 2014, the Foundation established the Fort York Acquisitions Fund. This fund gives City of Toronto Museum and Heritage Services the capacity to acquire historic artifacts to support the interpretation of the site.
Susan Perren, Executive Director
For inquiries about visiting Fort York National Historic Site, and events there:
416-392-6907 or email@example.com
Andrew Stewart, Board Chair
How to get to Fort York
Honorary Chairs, Fort York Invigorated:
The Hon. James K. Bartleman KStJ, O.Ont., LL.D.
The Hon. Henry N.R. Jackman O.C., O.Ont., LL.D.
Dr Margaret MacMillan O.C., LL.D., F.R.S.L.
The Hon. Hilary M. Weston C.M., O.Ont., LL.D.
HCol. Darrell Bricker
David E. Clark
Michael B. Davies
John C. Eaton KStJ, O.Ont., D.Com.
Robert G. Kearns
Stephen A. Otto D.S.L.
Lt. Gen (Ret.) Andrew B. Leslie, co-chair
Charles Pachter C.M., LL.D.
Andy Pringle, co-chair
Andrew M. Stewart
William Woodworth (Raweno:kwas)
Board of Directors:
David E. Clark secretary
Joseph F. Gill
Stephen A. Otto
Lee Robock treasurer
Andrew M. Stewart chair