The Foundation of Greater Montréal

The Foundation of Greater Montréal (FGM) is a public foundation that manages and grows assets in over 550 funds created by individuals, families and organizations wishing to support chosen causes in education, health, social development, the arts, culture and the environment. The FGM guides donors by identifying important issues brought to light in its Vital Signs of Greater Montréal report and distributes over $14 M in grants to inspiring projects in the community. It encourages philanthropy as a major amplifier of well-being in Greater Montréal


The Vital SignsTM report, conducted by several community foundations under the coordination of Community Foundations of Canada, draws on local data to measure the vitality of our communities and support actions that improve quality of life.


  • Start conversations. Take action. If you or your organization is moved or motivated by what your ead, use this report as a starting point for positive action.
  • Pass it on. Share the report with your friends, colleagues, employees, students, neighbours, library, community centre or an elected offi cial at any level.
  • Find out more. SLearn about the many organizations in our community working to improve it, and see how you too can help.
  • Contact us. We know about the issues of our community as well as the organizations working to improve them. If you would like to make a difference, we can help and guide you.