Young student in wheelchair included in classroom.About the CACL Foundation

Originally incorporated February 10, 1986, the CACL Foundation is a registered Canadian Public Foundation (BN 89163 4974 RR0001) and is directly responsible for raising critical funds to support:

The Canadian Association for Community Living – to lead the way in assisting Canadians in making their communities fully inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities

Investment for the future – building the necessary capacities for families and community leaders to foster full inclusion within our communities for all people with intellectual disabilities

Marketing and communications – to support the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities as fully engaged/contributing and valued members of society.

Our Mission

The CACL Foundation is committed to creating inclusive communities in Canada and around the world where people with intellectual disabilities and their families are welcomed, valued and belong as contributing members. We raise funds and engage donors to assist the Canadian Association for Community Living to be a national and international leader for inclusion – in sharing information, training leaders, fostering public dialogue, connecting people and opportunities, seeding innovation and supporting research.

Our Vision

The Canadian Association for Community Living Foundation will be a catalyst for Canada as a world leader in creating and sustaining an inclusive society.

Foundation Board of Directors

Elected Officers

Zuhy Sayeed, Co-Chair

Claudia Semaniuk, Co-Chair

Raymond Castonguay, Treasurer


Gloria Mahussier

Tracy Holod