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For the health and safety of our staff and all visitors the KLWCF office is closed to the public but be assured we remain operational and do continue to conduct all other normal business. We are pleased to connect with you by email, phone or video conference. Please note our spring Grants program remains in operation and is proceeding as per usual at this time.

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KLWCF COVID-19 Response Statement

During this period of heightened uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Foundation wants to assure its community partners, donors and grantees that we are working to do our best to provide appropriate support and leadership. We will continue to make grants and process payments, in keeping with…

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RBC Future Launch Community Challenge

Kenora & Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to host the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, and to make up to $15,000 per project available to youth-led projects in our communities that will respond to one central question: What is your boldest idea to respond to an urgent local need? RBC Future…

Welcome Crystal Kast

Welcome to the newest member of our team. Crystal Kast joined us this week as the new full time Executive Assistant. Crystal comes to KLWCF with Over 18+ years combined experience in small business program and communication delivery, consulting, management and financial administration. She has an extensive background of working and volunteering with not-for-profit community…

City Hall Travelling Bake Sale

City Hall staff are baking up treats and taking them on the road to all other City buildings for all City staff to buy in support of the Giving Challenge.  

National Public Works Week BBQ

The City of Kenora is hosting a celebration of National Public Works Week on May 22 from 5-7 pm at the Operations Building, which includes a free BBQ, accepting donations to the Giving Challenge. Everyone is welcome!  

Call for Proposals – Moffat Fund and Dream Fund Grants

Please be advised that the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation has made changes to our Spring Call for Grants. The Community Foundation is now combining the Moffat Family Fund and Dream Funds Granting calls into one cycle. There will not be a call for grants in April. The Community Foundation is…

Festival of Trees- Charity Fundraiser, Friday, December 5th-7th

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is gearing up for our 9th annual Festival of Trees. This year’s event will be held at the Discovery Centre. We will be holding a ‘Holiday Cocktail Party’ at 7 p.m. on the 5th, followed by Community Day on the 6th from 10 a.m- 3…

Group Litter Pick-Up

The City Hall is challenging their staff to donate $2, and to participate in a 20 minute litter pick-up on Friday, May 30th.  

Chamber of Commerce Member Challenge

The Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce challenges all of its members to match their $20 contribution to the Community at Large Fund. Our collective efforts can go a long way towards making the Kenora & Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation goal of $10K a reality!  

Photo Book 5

Come to the Lake of the Woods Museum between May 27-May 30 and purchase our newest book “Lake of the Woods: Through the Lens of Carl G. Linde” and $5 from each sale will be donated to the Community Foundation.  

KACL Bottle Drive

The Kenora Association for Community Living will be collecting bottles in support of the Community Foundation’s $10K/10HR Giving Challenge. Drop off bottles at KACL’s Options for Adults Building, 1-9th Avenue South.  

How Much Do You Love Animals?

Pat Alvestad is challenging all animal lovers to contribute $10.00 to the Animal Welfare Endowment Fund.  

Calling All Board of Directors in the Kenora and LOW Region

Meg Cameron and Diane Pochailo have challenged all other Board of Directors in any organization in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region to contribute $30.00 to the Arts and Culture Endowment Fund or the Social Welfare Endowment Fund.  

Cancer Survivors

Lorna Haney would like to challenge all cancer survivors to meet or exceed her contribution of $10.00 to the Community Foundation for Health and Wellness.  

Library Challenge

The staff of the Kenora Public Library is challenging everyone to donate a toonie or loonie for each book, magazine, movie, or other piece of library material, borrowed during the month of May.