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Launch of Smart and Caring Community Volunteer Award

Kenora – As we approach our country’s 150th birthday in 2017, Canada’s Governor General David Johnston, Patron of Community Foundations of Canada, has challenged Canadians to imagine our country as…

Keewatin Legion donates $75,000 to the Community Foundation

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is the grateful recipient of a total of $75,000 in legacy gifts from the Keewatin Legion. Jerry Lava, Royal Canadian…

2016 Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament Continues to Support Community Needs

For the sixth year in a row, the Mike Richards Annual Charity Golf Tournament is supporting the efforts of the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation, in…

2015 Annual Report

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to release their 2015 Annual Report. Many thanks to our donors, sponsors, volunteers, grant recipients and friends for…

Community Foundation distributes $209,000 to the Charitable Sector

Kenora – The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it will distribute $209,000 in total grants to forty charitable organizations and programs,…

Youth in Philanthropy Students Address the Needs of our Community

Kenora – Young people who care about their communities are increasingly getting involved in philanthropy. This was most evident at the Youth in Philanthropy Program (YIP) granting celebration held on…

Join us for the $10K / 10HR Annual Giving Challenge

Join us for the $10K / 10HR Annual Giving Challenge Friday May 27, 2016 | 10:00am to 8:00pm DO YOU LOVE THE KENORA AND LOW REGION? In Celebration of our…

Annual 10 Hour Giving Challenge Recognizes Donor, Recipients and Volunteers

For Immediate Release – Kenora – April 29, 2016 After two years of meeting with great success, The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation will again be…

Community Foundation Supports Kenora’s Emergency Shelter

Kenora – The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce that thanks to gifts from generous donors, they will be providing $3,800 in support…

Elaine Hammett Memorial Endowment Fund Supports the Annual Kenora District Festival of the Arts

Kenora – The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the Elaine Hammett Memorial Endowment Fund will issue an inaugural grant of $1,100…

2016 Volunteer Committee Member Application Form

Download 2016 Volunteer Committee Member Application Form  

Board of Director Package

General Guidelines for Board of Directors of the Kenora & LOW Community Foundation  Support the mission and goals of the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation; Participate…

Call For Volunteers

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is calling for individuals interested in serving as volunteers on our Board of Directors or on our Asset Development Committee. Deadline to apply, is April 29th,…

Call For Lake of the Woods Dream Fund Applications

The Community Foundation is currently seeking proposals from local (Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region) Registered Charities (registered as a Charity with Canada Revenue Agency) and Non – Profit organizations (that have a…

Job Opportunity

We are looking for a Marketing and Communications coordinator! This exciting opportunity for a recent grad will not only help our team, but will help the successful applicant in developing…

Smart and Caring Community Award Voting Process

As we approach our country’s 150th birthday in 2017, Canada’s Governor General David Johnston, Patron of Community Foundations of Canada, has challenged Canadians to imagine our country as it could…

Philanthropists Andrew and Lisa Paterson recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region

Kenora– The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is very pleased to recognize the continued outstanding contributions of philanthropists Andrew and Lisa Paterson, to the Kenora and…

Local students hand out $4,000 worth of grants

By Amber McGuckin Thursday, May 7, 2015 8:09:48 EDT PM The students from Beaver Brae Secondary School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School’s Youth in Philanthropy groups with this year’s…

Community Foundation hands out around $192,000

By Amber McGuckin Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:54:36 EDT PM From left: Gillian Prouty, Rebecca Alcock, Dawn Ackabee and Sheri Ricklefs accepting $20,000 for the Paterson First Nations Youth Apprenticeship…