Raise Your Helping Hand

The Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation is a registered non-profit organization headquartered in Montreal, Canada. With a network of more than 500 clubs and more than 14,000 members across the country, we support many kinds of initiatives serving Canadian youth, our common future.


The mission of Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation is to invest today for the future of our youth by seeking and managing funds through collaboration with Canadian Optimist Clubs and their communities, by supporting Clubs to create opportunities that will enhance quality of life, improve health and wellness and inspire our youth.


Recent Causes

Planned giving

As a Planned Giving donor, you’ll automatically join the lifetime recognition board, a group of dedicated individuals who have committed a planned gift to CCOF.

How You Can Help