Public Notice

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.

COVID-19 Response Statement

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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 in Board activities, including meetings, strategic planning and governance;
  • Act as a responsible and prudent trustee;
  • Act as an ambassador and advocate for the KLOWRCF specifically, and for community philanthropy in general;
  • Identify and introduce the Foundation to potential funders, donors and sponsors;
  • Nurture and steward positive relationships with others, including directors (past and present), staff, volunteers, donors and sponsors.


All Board members are expected to:

  • Make a time commitment of approximately 10 hours per month;
  • Attend 6 Board meetings and one strategic planning session per year;
  • Support the work of at least one committee.

Desirable Qualities

 As a respected member in the community, you are knowledgeable in at least one of the following areas:

  • Fund development;
  • Philanthropy;
  • Outreach and Engagement;
  • Board governance;
  • Strategic thinking;
  • Finance + Investment.


  • Board size: Maximum of 12;
  • Term: 3 years, with a maximum of 3 terms (up to 9 consecutive years).

Download 2016 Board of Director/Volunteer Member Application Form

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