The Trudeau Foundation supports Canadians involved in the social sciences and humanities. In particular, it focuses on issues encompassing the following four themes:
- human rights and dignity
- responsible citizenship
- Canada in the world, and
- people and their natural environment.
Over the years, the foundation has developed a strong national community and continues to grow through their workshops, mentorships, annual public policy conference, and outreach programs. They also offer doctoral scholarships and fellowships.