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Youth in Philanthropy 2013/2014 Launches at Beaver Brae Secondary School

Young people who care about their communities are increasingly getting involved in philanthropy. No where was this more evident that at the launch of the Youth in Philanthropy Program (YIP),…

1st Annual Sioux Narrows & Nestor Falls Expo

July 23rd, the Community Foundation made the trek to the 1st Annual Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls Expo. There we made connections with amazing people and organizations within the area. Since the…

Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament raises $17,864 for Kenora & LOW Regional Community Foundation

Another well attended tournament of 32 teams, hosted by Mike Richards, took place Thursday, July 11th, at the Kenora Golf & Country Club. This year with the Kenora & Lake…

KACL staff surprise retiring Director, Jim Retson, with $30,000 for his Endowment Fund

If you were driving past the Discovery Centre June 12th, you probably noticed an overwhelming number of vehicles. Many co-workers, family, friends, and even a slew of bagpipers, all gathered…

Continuous Support from The Standard Insurance and Wawanesa

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Community Foundation would like to thank The Standard Insurance and Wawanesa for their generous sponsorship of $2,500 each towards the operating expenses of…

$50,000 in Additional Grants

Calling all Registered Charities and sponsored Non-profits The Community Foundation has $50,000 in additional grants to distribute at the June 19th, 2013 Granting Ceremony. Grants will be distributed in the…

Volunteers form the heart of the Community Foundation

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.” George…

Community Foundation launches Smart and Caring Initiative in partnership with the Governor General of Canada

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce that they are partnering with the Governor General of Canada in seeking to make Canada a…

Announcement of KMTS Partnership

January 25, 2013 2013 KENORA TELEPHONE DIRECTORY KMTS is pleased to release the 2013 Kenora Telephone Directory. This year’s cover photo contest was themed “North America’s Premier Boating Destination” in…

Smart and Caring address from Rideau Hall

 

Community Foundation Week in Kenora

Features launch of Smart and Caring Communities Initiative and $1 Million Granting Ceremony It was a pleasure and honor to have Ian Bird, President and CEO OF Community Foundations of…

Captain Kindness helps celebrate Random Act of Kindness Day®

A caped figure was seen dashing around Kenora on Friday November 9, posing for photos, giving out hugs and cookies and generally being a “super nice” super hero to everyone…

Community Foundation launches Smart and Caring Initiative

Community Foundation announces $1 Million in Cumulative Grants to the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region Kenora– The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased…

June Granting Ceremony 2012

June 20, 2012 @ 7:00 p.m. Rosewood Room, Best Western Lakeside Inn Agenda         Words of Welcome Don Parfitt, President, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation Launch…

Another Successful Granting Year

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation was pleased to have another successful granting year. Because of all the hard work from both donors and volunteers, together…