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Community Foundation distributes $133,000 in support to the Charitable Sector, Launches Legacy Building Campaign and Recognizes Don Parfitt as Director Emeritus

Kenora – The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it will distribute $133,000 in grants to twenty six charitable organizations at its…

June 2015 Granting Ceremony

Agenda         Words of Welcome Don Parfitt, President, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation   Recognition of Volunteers   Special Presentation to Don Parfitt   Leaving a…

9th Annual Youth in Philanthropy Granting Ceremony

9th Annual Youth in Philanthropy Granting Ceremony Invitation  

Call for Lake of the Woods Dream Fund Applications

Call for Lake of the Woods Dream Fund Applications  

2014 Festival of Trees Thank You

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 11th Annual Festival of Trees a wonderful community event: Our generous sponsors, our volunteers, all decorator teams, our entertainers and all auction…

Online Portal Accepts Grant Applications and Post Grant Reports

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce that all grant applications and post grant reports must now be submitted through their website portal at www.klwcf.ca. We will no longer be…

First Granting Ceremony of 2015

Mark your calenders now to attend the Community Foundation’s first Granting Ceremony of 2015. The event will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, June 17th at the Best Western…

Upcoming Grant Application Deadlines

Here are the following application deadlines for 2015: May 15th, 2015-Lake of the Woods Dream Fund application deadline; Benefiting the general needs of the community. These grants will be distributed…

Official November 5th, 2014 Granting Ceremony Agenda

November 5th, 2014  Words of Welcome Don Parfitt, President, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation Presentation to 89.5 The Lake Recognition of Community Foundation Volunteers Listing of…

Community Foundation distributes $95,000 in grants to Registered Charities strengthening the Kenora and LOW Region

  Kenora – November 3, 2014 The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region is pleased to announce the distribution of $95,000 in grants to charities in the Lake of…

Community Foundation hands out $95,000

Written by Grace Protopapas on Thursday, 06 November 2014 The Kenora Circus Kids demonstrate their skills while accepting their donation last night at the granting ceremony. The Kenora and Lake of…

Community Foundation Nets $75,000 in 10 Hours for Endowment Funds

     The Community Foundation’s 10 Hour Giving Challenge, celebrating it’s first ten years of connecting donors with the charities they care about, was a resounding success. We were overwhelmed…

Random Acts of Kindness Day, Friday, November 7th

Join us for Random Acts of Kindness Day, Friday, November 7th!  

Community Foundation Week- October 31st- November 7th

Join us in support of our various local charities for Community Foundation Week! Beginning Halloween and ending the following Friday, November the 7th!  

Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament Raises $17,500

A gift of $17,500 was received from the 2014 Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament, in support of the Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament Endowment Fund for Community Needs. We offer…

Community Foundation Directors and Volunteers Attend the Ladies Luncheon

Community Foundation Directors and Volunteers enjoyed attending the Annual Ladies Luncheon at the Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club on Thursday July 24, 2014. The event was in support…

Annual Ladies Luncheon a Resounding Success

The Annual Ladies Luncheon at the Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht club was a resounding success thanks to the leadership of event organizers; Karen Dunlop and Charlotte Sytnyk.  The…

Remembering Rob Lindstrom

Rob’s passion for music was evident all his life and for that reason, his family has established the Rob Lindstrom Endowment Fund in support of music, at the Kenora and…

The Community Foundation Thanks the Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament

Warm breezes and blue skies greeted 18 teams of golfers on Thursday July 10, 2014, at the 5th Annual Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament, held at the Kenora Golf and…

A Tribute to Buck Matiowski

With the passing of community leader, Buck Matiowski on July 1 ,2014, his family and friends have established the Buck Matiowski Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation in support of…