Pathways to Education is the proud recipient of support and recognition from the following individuals and organizations. 


  • The official patronage of His Excellency the Right Honourable David L. Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General of Canada
  • The official patronage of The Honourable David C. Onley, O.Ont., Lieutenant Governor of Ontario


  • The 2013 WISE Award for transformative impact on education and societies
  • Charity Intelligence Recommended Charity (2012)
  • Charity Intelligence Recommended Charity (2011)
  • Charity Intelligence Recommended Charity (2010)
  • Charity Intelligence Recommended Charity (2009)
  • Rotary Club Toronto West Chapter – Youth Impact Award (2009)
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation 25th Anniversary Great Grants Award for exemplified excellence, innovation and leadership (2007)
  • The 2007 Ruth Atkinson Hindmarsh Award in recognition of Pathways' outstanding work to improve the well-being of children and youth
  • The 2007 Collaborative Educators Award for significant contributions to the advancement of the college system in Ontario
  • The 2005 Canadian Urban Institute's Urban Leadership Award in the category of City Livability
  • The 2004 and 2005 Vital Ideas Award in the category of Learning, from the Toronto Community Foundation
  • The 2004 UN-Habitat and Dubai Municipality International Good Practice Award
  • The 2003 Kroeger College Award in Citizenship and Community Affairs, from the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs at Carleton University
  • The 2002 Ontario Trillium Foundation Chair's Award for Partnerships, Innovation and Impact

 Results Matter

  • 2X – high school graduation rates among program participants have more than doubled
  • 300% – the increase in the rate of students going on to college or university
  • $24 – the social return for every $1 invested in Pathways (Boston Consulting Group)
  • 81% – average youth participation rates in Pathways communities