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  • Grants in Action: Everybody Needs a Place to Go!

    Sep. 6, 2022: The Bluewater Education Foundation received a 2021 Capital Grant to build an accessible, permanent, year-round comfort station on the campground at the Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre because Everybody Needs a Place to Go!
    Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

  • Grants in Action: Lake Huron Coastal Centre

    Aug. 25, 2022: This summer, the Lake Huron Coastal Centre organized two sunset beach clean ups to keep the Lake Huron shoreline safe and healthy. The public was invited to join in Sauble Beach on August 4 and Port Elgin on August 18.
    Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2022

  • On The Road Again: Wiarton

    Aug. 18, 2022: The final On The Road Again event was hosted by Community Foundation Grey Bruce at the Wiarton Propeller Club. Attendees joined from across the Peninsula to share about their projects and events.
    Posted: Friday, August 19, 2022

  • Fall Grant applications are open now!

    Aug. 16, 2022: #KidsCanPlayGreyBruce Grants are being offered this year to support Grey Bruce organizations that provide recreation programs to youth. Fall Community Grants are also receiving applications. The deadline to apply is September 15.
    Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

  • On The Road Again: Owen Sound

    Aug. 15, 2022: Community Foundation Grey Bruce hosted an On The Road Again event in Owen Sound at Keystone Child, Youth and Family Services. Board members, Ambassadors and Grantees joined to share about their projects and local organizations.
    Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

  • On The Road Again: Durham

    Aug. 5, 2022: Community Foundation Grey Bruce hosted the first of four On The Road Again events at Riverstone Eco - Retreat. Grantees from across the region joined to share about their projects and local organizations.
    Posted: Friday, August 5, 2022

  • Grants in Action: Bruce County Museum Pride Month Events

    Jul. 29, 2022: Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre received a 2022 Spring Community Grant to support their pride month activities including an inclusive book nook and Pride themed movies.
    Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022

  • Community Foundation Grey Bruce Is On the Road Again!

    Jul. 29, 2022: Community Foundation Grey Bruce is travelling across Grey Bruce with stops in Durham, Owen Sound, Ripley, and Wiarton throughout August.
    Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

  • Grants in Action: Ripley Ag Building Exterior Reno

    Jul. 21, 2022: With the support of a 2021 Capital Grant from Community Foundation Grey Bruce, the Ripley Agricultural Society has renovated the exterior of their building.
    Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

  • Community Foundation Seeks Committee and Board Members

    Jul. 5, 2022: Community Foundation Grey Bruce is seeking passionate members of our communities to become involved in our committees and Board of Directors. Apply by August 15.
    Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2022

  • Grants in Action: Oxenden Indigenous Art Project

    June 29, 2022: The Oxenden Indigenous Art Project organized a community knowledge sharing day in preparation for the unveiling of Ajiijak (The Crane) by artist Charmaine Jenner Tauchkwe on August 13 in Oxenden.
    Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

  • Grants Promote Wellbeing Programs for Young Women

    Jun. 28, 2022: Kelly Graham Legacy Award, that promotes health and wellbeing programs for young women in Grey Bruce, granted to three local organizations offering programming to advance the health and wellbeing of local young women this summer.
    Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

  • Vital Focus on Housing Report Released

    May 17, 2022: Community Foundation Grey Bruce has released its Vital Focus on Housing Report online.
    Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

  • Join the Vital Focus on Housing Report Launch

    Apr. 26, 2022: Join us on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. for the release our Vital Focus on Housing Report at the Harmony Centre in Owen Sound. Registration for the event is required.
    Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

  • The Heart Project Spreads Love on Thanksgiving Day

    Mar. 14, 2022: Local students wrote letters of support for people living with mental illness in housing programs through CMHA Grey Bruce's Good Deeds project. The letters were hand delivered as part of The Heart Project kits.
    Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022

  • Pay for School Workshop

    Mar. 7, 2022: Pay for School Workshop for Parents and Students in Grey Bruce to help find and apply for scholarships
    Posted: Monday, March 7, 2022

  • Spring Non Profit Workshop

    Feb 25, 2022 The Non Profit workshop is a great opportunity for all organizations in Grey Bruce to come together and learn about granting opportunities with Community Foundation Grey Bruce and beyond in 2022.
    Posted: Friday, February 25, 2022

  • Spring Community Grants are Open

    Jan. 27, 2022: Charities and non-profit organizations across Grey and Bruce counties are invited to submit grant applications for Spring Community Grants before April 15, 2022.
    Posted: Monday, January 31, 2022

  • Vital Conversation Discusses Housing in Grey Bruce

    Dec. 15, 2021: Community Foundation Grey Bruce hosted an online interactive Vital Conversation on Housing on December 9, 2021. Participants gained a deeper understanding of housing issues in Grey Bruce through learning and sharing new perspectives.
    Posted: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

  • Preparing for the Future with OSHaRE

    Nov. 25, 2021: The Board of Directors at OSHaRE established the Colleen Trask Seaman "Share with OSHaRE" Endowed Fund with an initial opening gift of $50,000.00.
    Posted: Thursday, November 25, 2021

  • Guest Speakers Announced for Vital Conversation

    Nov. 16, 2021: The speakers for the upcoming, online Vital Conversation have been announced. Participants will hear lightning talks from four inspiring local guest speakers and will have the chance to participate in smaller group discussions.
    Posted: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

  • Vital Conversation on Housing hosted on December 9

    Nov. 9, 2021: Community Foundation Grey Bruce will be hosting an online interactive Vital Conversation on December 9, 2021.
    Posted: Tuesday, November 9, 2021

  • Community Foundation Grey Bruce Awards Fall Grants

    November 2, 2021: Community Foundation Grey Bruce is pleased to announce that a total of $246,633 has been distributed this fall through Capital and Community grants to local charities and non-profits supporting projects that address community wellbeing a
    Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

  • 2021 Annual General Meeting graphic

    2021 Annual General Meeting

    October 13, 2021: Community Foundation Grey Bruce 2021 Annual General Meeting virtually on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm.
    Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021

  • Join the Third Thursday Toolbox

    August 31, 2021: Each monthly webinar will feature a different presentation about topics pertinent to the charitable sector.
    Posted: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

  • $159,315 Announced in 2021 Spring Community Grants

    June 28, 2021: Community Foundation Grey Bruce announces $159,315 in Community Grants to Local Charities and Non-Profits
    Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

  • Walkerton Clean Water Legacy Award Recipient

    May 25, 2021: Brockton Names First Recipient of Walkerton Clean Water Legacy Award
    Posted: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

  • Foundation Seeks Committee and Board Members

    May 19, 2021: Community Foundation Grey Bruce (CFGB) is seeking passionate members of our communities to become involved in our committees and Board of Directors.
    Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

  • Southgate Community Fund Seeks New Members

    May 26, 2021: Committee members sought for new Southgate Community Fund Management Committee
    Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Meet New Board Members

    In 2020, Community Foundation Grey Bruce welcome two new Board Members, Sharon Vokes and Jane Phillips.
    Posted: Monday, April 5, 2021

  • Grants in Action: Eat Local Grey Bruce

    Apr 1, 2021: Community Foundation Grey Bruce, in partnership with Georgian College, has awarded $341,381 in funding to 9 social purpose organizations in Central Ontario through the Investment Readiness Program, funded by the Government of Canada.
    Posted: Thursday, April 1, 2021

  • Second Survey Results Now Available

    Mar 17, 2021: Community Foundation releases results of the second survey of local charities on the impacts of COVID-19
    Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

  • Saugeen Shores Community Fund Seeks New Members

    Mar 15, 2021: The Saugeen Shores Community Fund Management Committee is seeking new members. Apply by April 2, 2021.
    Posted: Monday, March 15, 2021

  • Collaboration and Mental Wellness

    Feb 23, 2021: Top concerns among local young adults
    Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • Investment Readiness Program Grants Announced

    Feb 19, 2021 - Community Foundation Grey Bruce funds social purpose organizations with $341,381 to support recovery and prepare for investment
    Posted: Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Introducing 'Third Thursday Toolbox'

    Each monthly webinar will feature a different presentation about topics pertinent to the charitable sector.
    Posted: Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Second Round of ECSF Grants to Local Charities

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce grants to local charities with the second round of the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) through a partnership with Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada
    Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

  • 2020 Annual Report Now Available

    Read about what the Community Foundation Grey Bruce has done in 2020.
    Posted: Friday, December 4, 2020

  • Announcing the Kelly Graham Legacy Fund

    The Kelly Graham Legacy Fund established at Community Foundation Grey Bruce
    Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020

  • Vital Conversations Lightning Talks Speakers Announced

    First of two online Vital Conversations with Young Adults happens October 20 and features "lightning talks" by community leaders
    Posted: Friday, October 16, 2020

  • Emergency Community Support Fund Grants Announced

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce funds local organizations through the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in partnership with the Government of Canada
    Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2020

  • Impact of the COVID-19 Survey Results

    Not For Profit Survey Results on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2020

  • Community Foundation Grey Bruce responds to COVID-19 pandemic

    Postponement of spring grant deadline to June 15 and cancellation of 25th Anniversary Dinner
    Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2020

  • Message from the Foundation

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce shares its response to COVID-19 pandemic.
    Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

  • Owen Sound Cultural Awards

    We would like to thank the community members who nominated Community Foundation Grey Bruce for the Owen Sound Cultural Catalyst Award! We are honoured to be nominated for this award in our 25th Anniversary Year.
    Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020

  • Investment Readiness Program

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce is offering eligible organizations that are working to do good in Grey & Bruce the opportunity to access up to $100,000 in non-repayable capital through the Investment Readiness Program.
    Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020

  • Fall Grant Presentation

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce Distributes $70,807 to Local Charities and NonProfits at Fall Grant Presentation
    Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  • 2019 Annual Report

    Some insights into the work of the Foundation this past year
    Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  • RBC Future Launch Award Announcement

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce and RBC Foundation Announce two grants of $15,000 to youth-led projects in Grey and Bruce Counties
    Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

  • Community Foundation Grey Bruce Grants

    Stuart Reid, the Executive Director of Community Foundation Grey Bruce, joined the Great Paul Hill on the 560 CFOS Morning Show to discuss the grants and the continuing growth of the foundation.
    Posted: Monday, November 11, 2019

  • Charitable Spin for Lacrosse

    "The Lacrosse Endowment Fund is a shining example of how a specific organization, sports or otherwise, can partner with Community Foundation Grey Bruce and establish a support base in which funding for now, and for many tomorrows, can be achieved."
    Posted: Monday, September 16, 2019

  • UN's Sustainable Development Goals

    Back in 2015, the United Nations (UN) adopted a set of 17 goals with the intention of moving the world toward a positive and resilient future.
    Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019

  • Summer Road Show Recap

    8 Weeks. 9 Days. 26 Stops. 985 km. One incredible adventure. Check out our recap video from our summer road show where we traveled across Grey Bruce to present grant cheques to non-profits who successfully applied for funding.
    Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019

  • Pay For School Grey Bruce

    Are you a student heading off to school this fall? Don't forget to check out our Pay For School Grey Bruce website that features over 1000 scholarships, awards or bursaries to benefit local students!
    Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

  • Vital Focus on Youth Report Launched

    Download the new Vital Focus on Youth Report! The report provides a broad overview of the issues faced by youth in Grey-Bruce, including transportation, activities, health and wellness, substance use, economic barriers, identity and belonging.
    Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

  • 2018-2019 Board of Directors

    Membership approved Board at AGM
    Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

  • 2018 Annual Report

    Some insights into the work of the Foundation this past year
    Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

  • #JustAskUs

    Series of videos created by Grey Bruce youth who participated in the Foundation's Vital Conversation Workshops. Their voice matters.
    Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

  • Students & Parents ... Pay for School website

    Scholarship, Bursary & Award Info Right at Your Fingertips
    Posted: Monday, May 28, 2018

  • Grant Spotlight:

    Trades Start, Wiarton
    Posted: Monday, May 28, 2018

  • Art of Hosting

    Youth Delegate Attends Tofino Conference
    Posted: Monday, May 28, 2018

  • Philanthropy ... Focus of Workshop

    Trees & Endowed Funds ... Both Protect, Give Back
    Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

  • Survey: Canadian Index of Wellbeing

    Your voice matters ... please share your views
    Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

  • $1.8M in Education Funds for Grey Bruce Students

    Smart & Caring Education initiative surpasses goal
    Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018

  • Fall Granting Celebrations

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce hosted a celebration of community philanthropy on October 26th 2017 at Stone Tree Golf & Fitness in Owen Sound. The Foundation distributed over $175,000 to thirty-seven charities and not-for-profits from across the region.
    Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Annual Report

    Community Foundation Grey Bruce releases its annual Report to the Community at it's Annual Meeting of Members. This report gives an overview of the past year of business at the Foundation,
    Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • Arts & Belonging build community

    Arts & Belonging - how the arts play an essential role in community building, connecting neighbours and families
    Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017