Durham Community Foundation
Registered Name: Durham Community Foundation
Business Number: 898797931RR0001
About This Charity
The mission of Durham Community Foundation is to provide the citizens of Durham Region, the opportunity to make financial gifts that are invested, the returns of which support the unique needs of our community and their individual interests while creating a lasting legacy that keeps on giving to charities in Durham Region.
About Our Charity
Since 1994, Durham Community Foundation has been connecting donors to community needs and opportunities throughout the region.
We build community through investments, leadership and philanthropy.
We work closely with our donors including local government, businesses, families and individuals. We help them formulate and realize their philanthropic goals by matching their interests and concerns with community needs and charities. We help donors find innovative, responsible ways to ensure their investments have a lasting impact.
We connect and collaborate – bringing people together to address community issues and encourage partnership among charitable agencies. We share expertise and knowledge - facilitating learning and networking opportunities for charities and nonprofits in the Region of Durham.
We are a foundation for charities. Our grants support everything including shelter, sustenance and care for those most in need, health, recreation, the arts and the environment. Since 1994, Durham Community Foundation has granted over $800,000 to more than 100 charities, impacting thousands of residents in our region.
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