Canada 150 Grant Recipients
A total of $50,000 was distributed on December 13, 2016 to 10 local projects

Community Foundation Grey Bruce

Contact

Meaford Community Fund
Geoff Solomon, 519-538-4968
geoffsolomon@rogers.com

 

Stuart Reid
Executive Director
Community Foundation Grey Bruce
Box 81 Owen Sound , ON  N4K 5P1
519.371.7203

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Meaford Community Fund

Mission Statement

The Meaford Community Fund exists to enrich the quality of life for the people of the Municipality of Meaford by supporting projects of not-for-profit charitable organizations. The Meaford Community Fund is managed by a Fund Management Committee made up of volunteers from within the Municipality

The Community Fund is in place to help the citizens of the Municipality of Meaford to:

  • Keep their charitable donations working in the Municipality of Meaford
  • Participate in shaping the future by supporting the needs in their own community
  • Create a lasting legacy for generations to come
  • Receive income tax receipts for donations

How does it work?

All donations to the Meaford Community Fund are invested in a pool of funds under the umbrella of the Community Foundation Grey Bruce. The income earned from the capital of the Fund is distributed through grants to applicable not-for-profit organizations only within the Municipality of Meaford.

How you can donate

  • Gifts/pledges/donations
  • A bequest in your will
  • Life insurance policy/annuity
  • Charitable remainder trust
  • Securities/assets
  • In memorial

Benefits

  • Your donation grows and keeps on giving
  • Your gift directly enriches the quality of life in your community forever
  • You can direct your gift as you wish for the general good for special interests such as affordable housing, food banks, agriculture, recreation, seniors and education
  • You receive a tax receipt for your gift

Final thought

If you are looking for a way to guarantee that your donation is going directly to benefit your community, then donating to a Meaford Community Fund is right for you.  Your donations will create a lasting legacy for this and future generations.

News and Events

ANNUAL GRANTS: Grants are distributed each year for qualified charities and organizations within the Municipality of Meaford, through Community Foundation Grey Bruce.

Information and application here.

The Meaford Community Fund was created in January 2012 with a donation from the Estate of Rosa Roselle. As it grows with more donations, this Fund will continue to support not-for-profit organizations in the Municipality of Meaford in the future.

Annual Fundraiser

To be announced.

 

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