Woman in the Forest

Kids Can Play Bruce Grey

Some of our best memories of community come from time spent at play. Recreation is vital to the wellbeing of healthy kids and families and a great way to bring neighbours together. Many of our endowed funds give grants to make sure local kids have all kinds of ways to play. Your donation will make Grey Bruce a healthier place to live for EVERY child. 

Donate today to help kids play! 

The Next25 Fund will provide future grants to charities and non profits with projects that address priorities that are identified in our Vital Signs® report. The Next25 Fund will give the Foundation the latitude to grant strategically based on local knowledge for local impact. Help Community Foundation Grey Bruce to support a vision for the future of our community with your donation. The Next25 looks bright and promising. 

Our funds that support children and youth with sports and recreation: 

  • Next25 Fund provide To support projects address priorities that are identified in the Vital Signs® report

  • Bruce Grey Mentorship Fund  To support programs support for children in Hanover & district

  • CFOS/Sun Times Christmas Broadcast Fund To support family welfare with focus on children who are at risk

  • Children’s Fund Grey Bruce Fund To support children at Keystone and Our Kids Bruce Grey

  • Clare “Flea” & Marj Christie Fund To support kid’s access to minor hockey 

  • Children’s Fund Grey Bruce Fund To support children at Keystone and Our Kids Bruce Grey

  • Donald Bell McKay Fund To support children at Keystone and Our Kids Bruce Grey

  • Gladys Head Cramp Fund To support children, the elderly and/or music in Meaford area

  • Grey Granite Curling Club Fund  To support youth & sport initiatives in Owen Sound, Georgian Bluffs, Chatsworth

  • Huron Feathers Day Camp Fund To support Huron Feathers Day Camp, Sauble Beach

  • Keystone Child Youth & Family Services Fund To support children & youth support through Keystone services

  • Jordan Fawcett Memorial Fund To sponsor basketball athletes from GHSS to Celtic Sports Camp

  • Ontario Endowment for Children & Youth Recreation Fund To support youth and children programs in recreation, arts & culture

  • Our Kids Bruce Grey, Chris Coulter & Family Fund To support emerging needs as identified by Our Kids Bruce Grey

  • Our Kids Bruce Grey Fund To support summer camp for children at risk

  • Our Kids Bruce Grey Educational Support Fund To support education needs of Our Kids Bruce Grey clients

  • Our Kids Bruce Grey Emerging Needs Fund To support emerging needs of Our Kids Bruce Grey

  • Our Kids Bruce Grey Winter Warmth Fund To support Our Kids Bruce Grey winter warmth initiative

  • Our Kids Bruce Grey Youth Recreation Fund To support youth recreation of Our Kids Bruce Grey clients

  • Owen Sound Lacrosse Fund To support of lacrosse in Owen Sound

  • Percy & Kathleen Noble Family Fund To support minor sport organizations in communities outside Owen Sound

  • Red & Lorraine Leckie Camp Quality Fund To support of Camp Quality for children with cancer

  • Saugeen Valley Children’s Safety Village Fund To support of the Children’s Safety Village

  • Stewart Fleming Youth Action Fund  To support projects and programs for local youth

  • Ted & Carol Hopper Fund To support kids access to sports, recreation or music in Owen Sound area

  • Tom Norris Helping the Kids Legacy Fund To support children with special needs on the Bruce Peninsula

  • True Sport Fund To support sports and recreational groups who follow the True Sport principles

  • Walker Endowed Fund To support special projects and scholarships related to music through Georgian Bay Symphony


A Giving Story….

In 2014, Lacrosse enthusiast, John Pickett started the Owen Sound Lacrosse Fund to support junior and minor lacrosse through subsidized floor time, new equipment, fee assistance, and scholarship opportunities. Since inception, the Owen Sound Lacrosse Endowed Fund has granted over $11,000 and has helped hundreds of local youth engage in this exciting sport.