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Where Your Money Goes

In 2016-17, thousands of donors generously supported Holland Bloorview Foundation with donations towards research, programs and services for kids with disabilities.

Your support enabled our researchers to develop new mobility and communication devices, investigate clinical therapies for kids with autism and continue the ground-breaking education materials and treatments in the world of pediatric concussion.

Thanks to you, our families received support through weekend, March Break and summer respite camps and were provided support for those in financial need through our Family Support Fund.

Where foundation funds come from: 

$7.2M raised:  20% from community giving, 20% from special events, 19% corporations, 18% foundations, 1% individuals, 7% bequests

Where hospital funds come from: 

67% government, 9% donors, 9% client services, 8% parking, food and other, 5% research grants, 2% investment income

How we granted foundation funds: 


$8.4M granted: 31% to research, 19% to Client and Family Centred Care, 17% to Research Institute Core Funding, 15% to Teaching and Learning, 10% to Participation & Inclusion, 8% to Community Resources 

How we spend hospital funds: 

63% Care, 13% administration, 11% clinical and client support, 11% research, 2% Professional Development 

Donor Bill of Rights

Your Donor Bill of Rights was created by the Giving Institute, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). It has been endorsed by numerous organizations.


The Donor Bill of Rights is also available in PDF in English, French and Spanish.