TESL Canadian Educational Foundation

The TESL Canadian Educational Foundation was registered as a charity in 1992.

Purposes of the Foundation

  1. to fund, facilitate, promote and carry on activities, research and teaching which will advance education and in particular, without restricting the foregoing, will promote and facilitate the learning of English as an additional language and an understanding of the impact of the learner's cultural environment of the ability to learn additional languages, and
  2. to receive bequests, trusts, funds and property, and to hold, invest, administer and distribute funds and property for the purposes of the society as presently set out and for such other organizations as are "qualified donors" under the provisions of the Income Tax Act and for such other purposes and activities which are authorized for registered charities under the provisions of the Income Tax Act.  The directors in their sole and absolute discretion may refuse to accept any bequests, trusts, funds or property; and
  3. to do all such things as are incidental and ancillary to the attainment of the purposes and the exercise of the powers of the Society.

Did you know?

You can direct your United Way Donation to the TESL Canadian Educational Foundation by indicating our charitable tax number on your donation form.

On the donation form, please indicate:

TESL Canadian Educational Foundation
Registered Charitable Number 89107 0245 RR0001

Business Number  0916148-12

For further information on the TESL Canadian Educational Foundation contact the TESL Canada office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The TESL Canadian Educational Foundation is now funding three types of awards: 

5 Travel Grants valued at $500 each. Download the Travel Grant application here. 

2 TESL Certificate Trainee Scholarships valued at $500 each. Download the Scholarship application here.  

5 TESL Teacher Complimentary Registration Awards. Download the Registration Award application here.


TESL Canadian Educational Foundation Board of Directors

Chair:         Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan
Members:   Current board members of TESL Canada
Ex-Officio:  Joy Lin Salzberg