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Our Partners & Projects

Our Partners

Lions Clubs International Foundation

Lions Club Members around the world are united by a great spirit of giving and dedication to helping others. As the official charitable organization of Lions Clubs International, a leading humanitarian organization, Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) supports Lions’ compassionate works by providing grant funding for their local and global humanitarian efforts. LCIF helps Lions improve peoples’ lives around the world, from combating vision problems to responding to major catastrophes to providing valuable life skills to youth. Lions Clubs in Canada proudly support the work of Lions Quest Canada – The Centre for Positive Youth Development.


Search Institute

For more than 50 years, Search Institute® has been a leader and partner for organizations around the world in discovering what kids need to succeed. Their research, resources, and expertise help their partners in organizations, schools, and community coalitions solve critical challenges in the lives of young people.

Search Institute focuses on deepening understanding and working with partners to improve the lives of young people in three critical areas:

Developmental Assets®, Search Institute’s framework of strengths and supports, which has become the most widely recognized and most frequently cited approach to positive youth development in the world.

Developmental Relationships, those relationships that help young people attain the psychological and social skills needed for success in education and in life.

Developmental Communities, a focus on creating contexts and settings that attend to young people’s developmental needs and are aligned for collective impact.


International Youth Foundation

At the International Youth Foundation, they believe that educated, employed, and engaged young people possess the power to solve the world’s toughest problems.

Over 25 years, they’ve led and sustained coordinated action to harness the talent and potential of the world’s youth, now numbering 1.2 billion. At the heart of their efforts is building partnerships, initiatives, and curricula that prepare young men and women to succeed as citizens, employees, entrepreneurs, and change-makers.

IYF envisions a world where all young people achieve their full potential and shape the future with power and confidence.

IYF prepares young people to be healthy, productive, and engaged citizens.


Our Projects

Lions Quest Canada - The Centre for Positive Youth Development is proud to participate in the following projects in order to further our mission of providing leadership, knowledge and resources to develop capable young Canadians of positive character.

National Family Week

Each fall, during the first week of October, Canadians in communities across the country come together for local celebrations during National Family Week. The week provides an opportunity to celebrate families and reflect on their importance in our lives.


PREVNet – Canada’s Authority on Bullying

PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada. It is the first of its kind in this country and a world leader in bullying prevention. Through education, research, training and policy change, PREVNet aims to stop the violence caused by bullying - so every child can grow up happy, healthy and safe.

More information about PREVNet

Companies Committed to Kids

Since 1990, Companies Committed to Kids (formerly Concerned Children's Advertisers) has been producing and delivering social messaging campaigns on issues of challenge in children's lives, including drug abuse prevention, child abuse prevention, child safety, self-esteem, media literacy, bullying prevention and healthy active living.

Their campaigns include nationally televised Public Service Announcements and curricula for children in kindergarten to grade eight, as well as tips and tools for parents and community workers. When presented with informative messages, Companies Committed to Kids believes that children are capable of making informed and balanced life choices.

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The Canadian School Health Community

Linking professionals, researchers, officials and organizations.  Part of the Canadian School Health Knowledge Network.  Bringing practitioners, researchers, officials and policy-makers together to promote health, safety, equity, social and sustainable development through schools.

More information about The Canadian School Health Community 

Our mission is to provide leadership, knowledge and resources to develop capable young Canadians of positive character.