In The Community

Everything we do is to help support the young members of our community who need it most. Learn more about the ways in which we are active in our communities, and the positive impact that our outreach programs have on Toronto’s youth.

Academic Scholarships
Music Bursary


Scholarships that are given to youth who display artistic or athletic excellence but who may not have the means to continue their education.

Coming Soon

Mentorship Program

Jamaal’s Kids Mentorship Community Program

Coming Soon!

Basketball Clinics

Basketball Clinics

An opportunity for kids of all ages to learn the fundamentals of basketball, as well as basic life-long skills to help you succeed in life. The programs are built around respect, trust and dedication, with a work-hard mentality. Anything is possible.

In The Paint

In The Paint

In 2019, Jamaal Magloire Foundation in collaboration with Oasis Canada brought our first ‘In The Paint’ to your home court! We hosted 4 free at-home virtual youth basketball clinic sessions with Jamaal Magloire & friends. Each session included fundamental skills taught by the professionals themselves including; stretching by Shakiyl Cox, conditioning by Joseph Wani and ball handing with Alex Abou-Akl.

Garth Magloire Music Bursary


In memory of consummate music lover, father and mentor, Garth Magloire, the Garth Magloire Music Bursary is an award for Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) students from the Greater Toronto Area (Toronto, Durham, Halton, Peel, and York Regions) enrolled in a postsecondary music program who demonstrate financial need.


Jamaal Magloire Foundation is a registered charity that was launched in March 2017. Our focus is on improving the lives of youth who live in underserved areas by helping them improve their academic and social skills through the arts, sports and motivation. Jamaal Magloire Foundation’s mission is based on the belief that all youth deserve a chance to realize their dreams. Through donations, fundraising efforts and support from our wonderful volunteers, Jamaal Magloire Foundation changes the lives of children all over the GTA.

Garth Magloire

2022 Bursary Details

Amount Awarded

2 x Two Thousand Dollars (2 x $2000)

Number of Awards

Two (2)

Frequency of Awards



October 28th, 2022

Announcement of Award

November 2022


A student may be eligible if the following requirements are met:

  • You are a Canadian citizen
  • You are a resident of the Greater Toronto Area (Toronto, Durham, Halton, Peel, and York Regions)
  • You are between the ages of 18-24 years
  • You self-identify as BIPOC or a member of a racialized community
  • You are enrolled in a music-related program at a postsecondary institution (College or University)
  • Current GPA: 2.7 (70%) or higher
  • You fulfill the financial need criteria as defined by lack of sufficient resources to meet the educational costs for the year (tuition, books, transportation, equipment, etc.)
  • You have applied for funding elsewhere (OSAP, scholarships, etc.)

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion

Equity, diversity and inclusion are core principles at the Jamaal Magloire Foundation. We are committed to eliminating barriers and providing development opportunities for underrepresented and racialized youth. Our organization fosters an environment where everyone can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to contribute and thrive.

Applications Are Closed

Good luck to everyone who applied!

2021 Bursary Winner

Jason Lobo

Jason is from Toronto and currently studying under the tutelage of Prof. Julia Gavrilova at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University in Quebec for his Bachelor of Music Degree. Unfortunately, Jason wasn’t able to attend, but his parents received the bursary on behalf of their son!

Jason Lobo, 2021 Bursary Winner

2022 Bursary Winner

Janelle Yausif

Janelle is currently studying to receive her Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance at University of Toronto. Janelle fell in love with music at a young age and has always been her passion. Janelle has won a plethora of awards within her musical career thus far. Some of her talents, other than singing are song writing, Level 4 RCM Piano, Intermediate Italian, can sing in multiple international languages including Mandarin, and fluent in Assyrian.

Janelle Yausif, 2022 Bursary Winner

2022 Bursary Winner

Spencer Persaud

Spencer is currently studying Fine Arts Media, Performance and Design at York University in Toronto, for classical piano. His goal is to be able to compose his own music and perform on stage for others. He would like to also give to others, whether that be in the form of teaching or volunteering within my community, and within music.

Spencer Persaud, 2022 Bursary Winner
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