Founded in 1986, The Imperial Court of Toronto (TICOT) is the oldest Ontario chapter of the International Court System (ICS). The ICS is the second largest LGBTQAA organization in the world, second only to the Metropolitan Community Church, with 72 active chapters across Canada, the United States and Mexico.
TICOT is a registered not-for-profit organization that raises funds for LGBTQAA charities through donations at a variety of drag performances and social events. Now in its 32nd year, TICOT has donated over $1 million to the community for projects including food banks, woman's shelters, youth programs and various HIV programs.
To be a welcoming, inclusive and innovative social organization with an emphasis on engaging, inspiring and uniting the local LGBTQA community by emphasizing the fun in fundraising
TICOT exists to enhance the social experience of its members and to have a positive impact on the communities we serve through social and fundraising events
The College's Vision
To gather and protect the spoken, written and recorded history of The Imperial Court Of Toronto.
To provide support and guidance to the Current Reignings, Aspirants to the throne and the Executive.
To mentor willing members and participate in and support the current reign and its events.
3 year STRATEGIC plan
In order to align ourselves as a leading not-for-profit social organization The Imperial Court of Toronto’s Board of Directors and Members embarked on creating the first 3-Year Strategic Plan. Landing on 3 major themes the planning committee focused on key strategies to bolster and capitalize on our memberships strengths while ensuring that the best interest of the business of The Imperial Court of Toronto are maintained.
The Three Major themes are:
People and Culture: Become a leading social organization within the LGBTQA+ community by focusing on our current and prospective members. Create value and benefit to our membership; we will build on the momentum of the past number of reigns to retain our existing members while boosting the number of new member registrations.
Organizational Excellence: Establish in the moment communication promoting the organization and garnering feedback from the membership.
Community Engagement: Increase our community presence by capitalizing on our current state and signature events to allow for the membership to host and/or attend community social events.