This is what the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation offers our Region – The capacity to dream. To look outside the box and make the impossible – possible.” - Denise Forsyth

Our Funds

Field of Interest Named Endowment Fund: $2500 and up

  • Abundance Fund for Health and Wellness
  • Anonymous Family Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Pat Alvestad Family Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Anonymous for Community Needs
  • Anonymous for Community Needs
  • Anonymous for Community Needs
  • Anonymous for Community Needs
  • Youth in Philanthropy Beaver Brae Fund for Community Needs
  • Chambers-Ivey Family Fund for Community
  • Clarke Family Fund for Social Welfare
  • Fehr Family Fund for Operating Needs
  • Gallivan Family Fund for Social Welfare
  • Guys and Gals Fund for Community Needs
  • Geary Family Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Kenora Young Professionals Network Fund for Community Needs
  • Lake of the Woods Insurance Employees Fund for Community
  • Lamb Family Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Letwiniuk Family Fund for Animal Welfare
  • MacGillivray Fund for Community Needs
  • Major Family Fund for Community Needs
  • McMillan Family Fund for Social Welfare
  • Audrey & Taras Manzie Family Fund for Social Welfare
  • Northwestern Health Unit Staff Fund for Social Welfare
  • Noseworthy Family Fund for Arts and Health
  • Nelson Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Parson Family Fund for Special Olympics & Kenora Handi Transit
  • Peacock Family Fund Pay it Forward Fund for Health and Wellness
  • Pigeon Family Fund for Health and Wellness
  • Pochailo Family Fund for Operating Needs
  • Pope John Paul II School Staff Fund for Community Needs
  • Youth in Philanthropy Saint Thomas Aquinas Fund for Community Needs
  • Sioux Narrows Men’s Breakfast Club Endowment Fund for Community Needs
  • Strachan Family Fund for KACL
  • Williams Family Fund for KACL
  • Beta Sigma Phi Fund for Families
  • For A Just Cause Fund for Social Services
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Staff Fund for Community
  • BDO Canada LLP Employees Fund for Community
  • Inglenook Studio Fund for Arts & Culture
  • Pigeon Family Fund for Health & Wellness
  • Schaeffer Family Fund for Community
  • Lake of the Woods Brewing Co. Fund for Arts & Culture
  • Lake of the Woods Brewing Co. Fund for Health & Wellness
  • Wicks Family Fund for Community
  • Wires-Munro Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Onysko & Marginet Family Fund for Community Needs

Designated Named Endowment Fund: $10,000 and up

  • Agnew Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Antenbring Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Anonymous for Community Needs
  • Anonymous for Operating Needs
  • Anonymous for Community Needs
  • Cameron Fund for Social Welfare
  • Copperfin Credit Union Staff for Community Needs
  • Copperfin Credit Union for Community Needs
  • Dahl Family Fund for Health & Wellness
  • Girard Family Fund for Arts & Culture
  • Hanson- Mauthe Family Fund for Kenora Handi Transit
  • Keewatin Forever Fund for Keewatin Community Needs
  • Kenora Borealis Multi Sport for Community Needs
  • Koivukoski Family Fund for Operating Needs
  • McDermid & Mckenzie Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Merredew Family Fund for Social Welfare
  • Pederson Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Richardson Family Fund for Triple P.L.A.Y
  • Retson Family Fund for KACL
  • Treaty 3 Police Service Endowment Fund for the Kenora Fellowship Centre
  • Riediger Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Senft Family Fund for Community Needs
  • The Winnipeg Foundation Fund for Operating Needs
  • The Yanchishyn Family Fund for Pinecrest Home
  • Kenora Rotary Fund for Community Needs

Lake of the Woods Dream Fund: $50,000 and up

  • Bert Alcock Family Fund for Health and Wellness
  • Anonymous for Health and Wellness
  • Anonymous for Community Needs
  • Garry and Carolyn Bachman Family Fund for the Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation
  • James Burns Family Fund for Literacy for the Kenora Public Library
  • Canadian Pacific Railroad and Kenora Employees Fund for Social Welfare
  • City of Kenora Fund for Community Needs
  • The Dingwall Group for Community Needs
  • Bryce and Nicki Douglas Family Fund for Underprivileged Children
  • First Nations Youth Scholarship & Bursary Endowment Fund
  • Paul and Carol Hill Family Fund for Kenora – Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services – education of children in care
  • Tom Ivey Memorial Fund for Literacy
  • Keewatin Forever Endowment Fund
  • Knights of Columbus Father Lacombe Council 2806 Fund For Bursaries and Social Welfare
  • Bill and Norah Marr Family Fund for Community Needs
  • Dr. Colin and Mrs. Monica Foster Family Fund for Arts and the Environment
  • Andrew Paterson Family Fund for First Nations Youth Apprenticeship Programs
  • Paul & Patricia Reishel Family Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Mike Richards Charity Hockey Camp & Charity Golf Tournament for Community Needs
  • Sanford and Debbie Riley Family Fund for the Environment
  • Thomas Sill Foundation Fund for Community Needs

Charitable Agency Endowment

  • Firefly Child Care
  • Kenora Association for Community Living
  • Kenora Public Library
  • Triple Play
  • Pellat United Fire Fighters (PUFF)
  • Pinecrest Home for the Aged
  • Kenora Special Olympics
  • Kenora Handi Transit
  • Women’s Shelter Saakaate House
  • Minto Parent Child Resource Centre

Memorial Fund

  • John and Freida Maunder Memorial Fund in Support of Music and Performing Arts
  • Pauline Rosdobutko Memorial Fund for Health and Wellness
  • Buck Matiowksi Memorial Fund for Social Welfare
  • Rob Lindstrom Memorial Fund for Music
  • Myrtle Dokuchie Memorial Fund for Arts & Culture
  • Darlene Geary Memorial Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Elaine Hammett Memorial Fund for Arts and Culture
  • Tom Ivey Memorial Fund for Literacy
  • Dave Lilico Memorial Fund for KACL
  • Earl Nelson Memorial Fund for Arts and Culture
  • Pauline Rodsobutko Memorial Fund for Health and Wellness
  • L.C. Thompson Memorial Fund for Social Welfare
  • Frank Morgan Charles Seller Memorial Fund for Operations
  • Dieter Philippi Memorial Fund for Environmental Education, Awareness and Stewardship