The work of registered charities and not-for-profits in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region could not happen at the level it does without the support of the Community Foundation and the funders who so generously give. These are real people with real stories, sharing the difference the grants have made in their lives and the opportunities they might not otherwise have had. - Judy Underwood, in response to the June 2016 Granting Ceremony

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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Community Philanthropy in Action

Moving into their 11th year, the Youth in Philanthropy program at Saint Thomas Aquinas has been making meaningful grants, in support of the charitable sector in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region, since 2007. They have also established their own endowment fund with the Community Foundation, which has grown to $6,000.  

New Community Fund for Canada’s 150th builds community, inspires understanding, and encourages participation for the Sesquicentennial

Kenora, Ontario, February 7, 201 7- A collaboration for Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation is bringing people and places together to build community and activate a groundswell of local initiatives, activities and events. The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is an effort led by Community Foundations of Canada and the national network of community foundations,…