The foundation

In Quebec, 16% and in Canada, 15% of the population aged 16–65 have very limited reading ability. (IALSS, 2003.)


Support adults and children so they can develop their ability to read and write and participate fully in society.


To ensure that every individual can acquire the ability to understand and use written information in order to improve his knowledge, enhance his potential and achieve full self-actualization.


Referral, prevention, support to organizations and awareness.


Since its inception in 1989, the Literacy Foundation has created many projects that have made it known in Quebec and elsewhere.

Awareness campaign

The Foundation uses Media campaigns and conferences as showcases to raise public awareness

of the cause.


From spokespersons to board members, the Foundation is supported by various representatives.

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Partners and collaborators who support the Foundation and the literacy cause.