Who We Are

Our Vision

We share a vision of a Canada in which all youth use their creativity to tackle social issues and build vibrant communities.  We also strive for a country that recognizes the power of the arts and artists, as well as the essential role of artists and culture.

Our Mission

The Michaëlle Jean Foundation supports youth arts initiatives that transform young lives and revitalize underserved communities across Canada.

Our Values

Our approach is unique: creating connections with youth and their communities.  It is founded on the following values:

  • Active citizenship
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Inclusion, dialogue and collaboration
  • Individual and collective social responsibility