KLWCF has granted over $5 million to over 60 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:

Currently, our Grant Applications are closed as we review our Grant Guidelines and Process document. Grant applications will re-open mid August, 2024. If you have questions about eligibility, the grant application or process, or wish to discuss your project before applying for a Grant, please contact the Executive Director, Lynn Mcaughey at or 807-467-4427.