Mission & Funding Areas

Our Mission

The R. Howard Webster Foundation makes grants to outstanding Canadian charitable organizations offering unique and inspiring programs or projects for the benefit, improvement and development of Canadian society.

Funding Areas

The R. Howard Webster Foundation’s funding interests are within the areas of Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Medical, and Social Services.

Funding Restrictions

The R. Howard Webster Foundation only makes grants to qualified donees under the Income Tax Act Canada.

The Foundation does not fund applications in the following areas: building funds, conferences and seminars, fundraising events, deficit financing, emergency funds, or individuals. 


The R. Howard Webster Foundation is a proud founder and member of Philanthropic Foundations Canada, a member association of Canadian grantmakers, guided by common values and ethical principles and committed to the public good.