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Requesting information from the Ontario Trillium Foundation

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Open Data and Proactively Published Information

OTF is committed to transparency, accountability and openness. As such, we proactively publish information and open data regarding our operations and impact.

Information on OTF’s investment strategy, policies, grant application process, annual reports, governance and more can be found by browsing our website.

OTF is committed to being “Open by Default” and as such has an Open Data portal. Open data regarding grants awarded, expenses and more can be found here. In addition, board level insights and analysis from past granting deadlines are also found on the portal. OTF’s open data catalogue is continually updated with more data and insights.

Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request is an official written request for information from an organization covered by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Under FIPPA, an FOI request must be in writing and must provide sufficient detail to allow staff to identify the information you are seeking. You may use the Access or Correction Form or simply write a letter indicating you are requesting information under FIPPA. Requests must be accompanied with a $5 application fee, in cheque or money order, payable to the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Please submit your FOI request to:

Chief of Staff
Ontario Trillium Foundation
800 Bay St., 5th Floor
Toronto, ON M5S 3A9

Government organizations that receive requests under FIPPA must respond within 30 days of receipt of the request and the mandatory $5 application fee, unless the request requires clarification. Under some circumstances, government organizations may need to extend this time frame. In such cases, we will notify you of any time extensions.

Questions About a Request

If you need assistance, please contact our Support Centre at:


Please also see our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about making an FOI request.


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