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Peterborough’s Vital Signs Shines a Light on Gender (In)Equality in our Community

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough’s newly released Vital Signs report highlights the need to advance gender equality in our community. The Kawartha World Issues...

Join our Board of Directors

Do you dream of building a vital community for everyone? Consider joining our board of directors. The Community Foundation is seeking expressions of interest from people who have...

Peterborough Arts Alive Grants support Resilience and Recovery for Local Organizations

“It has been a wild ride!” That is how 4th Line Theatre’s General Manager, Lindy Finlan, describes their pandemic journey.  “It has been frustrating due to the ever-changing...

Community Foundation grants $1.3 million to local charities in 2021

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough granted $1.3 million to more than eighty charities in Peterborough and the surrounding area in 2021. It was the second year in a...

The Nourish Project supports people experiencing food insecurity

Did you know that about 1 in 7 households, and half of the female lone-parent families, are experiencing food insecurity in Peterborough?...

The Light the Way $160K Campaign: It has been a community effort

When Fourcast, PARN and the 360 Nurse Practitioner Clinic approached the Community Foundation over a year ago asking if we could help them with a campaign to raise funds for an...

The Community Foundation’s $25K donation helps Light the Way to $160K

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is pleased to announce a $25,000 contribution to “Light the Way to $160K”, a campaign to raise funds to create an opioid response...

Local Organizations Receive Vital Community Grants to Combat COVID-19 Inequality

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON – The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is announcing Vital Community Grants totalling $90,000 to nine local organizations whose work...

Why COVID-19 is an inequality virus, and what we can do about it

Inequality isn’t unique to COVID-19 — ­ the pandemic just exposed and amplified existing issues in our society. For example, racialized communities, Indigenous people, women,...

Vital Community Grants Available to Combat Inequality Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON – The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is accepting Expressions of Interest for its Vital Community Grants from charities in the City...

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Peterborough’s Vital Signs Shines a Light on Gender (In)Equality in our Community

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough’s newly released Vital Signs report highlights the need to advance gender equality in our community. The Kawartha World Issues Centre received a grant from the Foundation last year to conduct research into how our...

Join our Board of Directors

Do you dream of building a vital community for everyone? Consider joining our board of directors. The Community Foundation is seeking expressions of interest from people who have the capacity, energy, and spirit to join our board and work collaboratively with each...

Peterborough Arts Alive Grants support Resilience and Recovery for Local Organizations

“It has been a wild ride!” That is how 4th Line Theatre’s General Manager, Lindy Finlan, describes their pandemic journey.  “It has been frustrating due to the ever-changing ability to engage with our audiences. It has been enlightening as the pandemic has given us...

Community Foundation grants $1.3 million to local charities in 2021

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough granted $1.3 million to more than eighty charities in Peterborough and the surrounding area in 2021. It was the second year in a row that the Community Foundation was able to grant more than $1 million. “Our community...

The Nourish Project supports people experiencing food insecurity

Did you know that about 1 in 7 households, and half of the female lone-parent families, are experiencing food insecurity in Peterborough? With rising inflation and increasing housing costs, those rates are growing. The YWCA...

The Light the Way $160K Campaign: It has been a community effort

When Fourcast, PARN and the 360 Nurse Practitioner Clinic approached the Community Foundation over a year ago asking if we could help them with a campaign to raise funds for an opioid response hub, it was easy to say yes. As Kieran Andrews from Wild Rock said to me...

The Community Foundation’s $25K donation helps Light the Way to $160K

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is pleased to announce a $25,000 contribution to “Light the Way to $160K”, a campaign to raise funds to create an opioid response hub at 220 Simcoe Street. The contribution comes from the Community Foundation’s 2040...

Local Organizations Receive Vital Community Grants to Combat COVID-19 Inequality

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON – The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is announcing Vital Community Grants totalling $90,000 to nine local organizations whose work focuses on supporting equity-deserving people who have been disproportionately impacted by...

Why COVID-19 is an inequality virus, and what we can do about it

Inequality isn’t unique to COVID-19 — ­ the pandemic just exposed and amplified existing issues in our society. For example, racialized communities, Indigenous people, women, people with disabilities, and lower-income households had different pandemic experiences than...

Vital Community Grants Available to Combat Inequality Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON – The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is accepting Expressions of Interest for its Vital Community Grants from charities in the City and County of Peterborough. The theme for the 2021 Vital Community Grants will be Equitable...
Join our Board of Directors

Join our Board of Directors

Do you dream of building a vital community for everyone? Consider joining our board of directors. The Community Foundation is seeking expressions of interest from people who have the capacity, energy, and spirit to join our board and work collaboratively with each...

Community Foundation grants $1.3 million to local charities in 2021

Community Foundation grants $1.3 million to local charities in 2021

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough granted $1.3 million to more than eighty charities in Peterborough and the surrounding area in 2021. It was the second year in a row that the Community Foundation was able to grant more than $1 million. “Our community...

The Light the Way $160K Campaign: It has been a community effort

The Light the Way $160K Campaign: It has been a community effort

When Fourcast, PARN and the 360 Nurse Practitioner Clinic approached the Community Foundation over a year ago asking if we could help them with a campaign to raise funds for an opioid response hub, it was easy to say yes. As Kieran Andrews from Wild Rock said to me...