The Community Foundation plays a pivotal role in the health of this region. It demonstrates how residents take charge of their own opportunities and its challenges.” - Andrew B. Paterson

What You Make Possible

We have granted $1.4 million to over 50 local registered charities in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region.

Thanks to the generosity of donors, our Community Foundation is able to invest in the future of our community through grant making. Our Community Foundation makes grants to a wide range of local charitable organizations, which, in turn, help to strengthen our Community.

Grant Categories

The Community Foundation considers grant applications made by charitable organizations that fall into the following categories: Arts and Culture, Health and Wellness, Social Welfare, Animal Welfare, the Environment and the Community at large.

Eligibility and Process:

Failure to follow any of the steps listed below may impact the consideration of your grant application.

Click here to view our grant catchment area