Dufferin Community Foundation

Registered Name: Dufferin Community Foundation

Business Number: 780219911RR0001

About The Dufferin Community Foundation

The Dufferin Community Foundation is a registered charitable foundation created by and for the people of Dufferin County, Ontario. We encourage endowment building and facilitate philanthropic partnerships within Dufferin, today and for future generations.  We support the people who live and work here through grants to community projects run by charitable organizations. Check out our website www.dufferincommunityfoundation.ca 

Our Mission

To create a vibrant community where a can-do attitude engages residents, philanthropists and service providers.  We strive to connect caring community members to worthwhile causes by growing endowment funds and providing responsible grants that will leave a positive legacy of enriched community wellbeing in Dufferin County.

Our Mandate

The Dufferin Community Foundation will focus its efforts responsibly to:

  • Foster philanthropy within Dufferin County
  • Build and responsibly manage community-based endowment funds
  • Address community needs and opportunities through strategic grant making while honouring the objectives of donors
  • Offer an opportunity for people to give back to the community that has nurtured them

What People Are Saying

"The Foundation does not compete with the fund raising and generous donations that currently support our community. Rather the Foundation adds a new and robust opportunity to enrich the good work of our charitable organizations and ultimately enhance community wellbeing in Dufferin County. "

— Trish Keachie - Headwaters Communities in Action Leadership Council

"Opening the Greenwood Family Fund within the Dufferin Community Foundation allows us to directly support Dufferin County charities close to our heart – for the long term. We know that our donation will enhance the quality of life of where we live, work and play for future generations. "

— Amie Zukowski - The Greenwood Family

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