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We Are Hiring a Communications Coordinator

Do you want to use your creative, critical thinking and organizational skills in a variety of ways? Can you write stories, produce reports, run social media, coordinate programs,...

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...

Peterborough Arts Alive Fund Awards $104,500 to 15 Local Arts Organizations

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON - Peterborough Arts Alive Fund has awarded $104,500 in COVID-19 Strategic Recovery & Resilience Grants to 15 local arts organizations. The...

Here is how we supported the YES Shelter to overcome staffing challenges during the pandemic

The COVID-19 has brought many unfair issues to people struggling in our community, including youth and families experiencing homelessness. It’s also brought more challenges for...

21 local food security initiatives get a $250,000 boost amid increased need

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON – The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has exacerbated household food insecurity, and local organizations and our vulnerable populations...

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We Are Hiring a Communications Coordinator

Do you want to use your creative, critical thinking and organizational skills in a variety of ways? Can you write stories, produce reports, run social media, coordinate programs, organize events, share stewardship duties and support other staff? The 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...

Peterborough Arts Alive Fund Awards $104,500 to 15 Local Arts Organizations

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON - Peterborough Arts Alive Fund has awarded $104,500 in COVID-19 Strategic Recovery & Resilience Grants to 15 local arts organizations. The Peterborough Arts Alive Fund is an Electric City Culture Council (EC3) initiative in...

Here is how we supported the YES Shelter to overcome staffing challenges during the pandemic

The COVID-19 has brought many unfair issues to people struggling in our community, including youth and families experiencing homelessness. It’s also brought more challenges for the non-profit organizations that serve them. For the staff at the YES Shelter, the...

21 local food security initiatives get a $250,000 boost amid increased need

MEDIA RELEASE Peterborough, ON – The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has exacerbated household food insecurity, and local organizations and our vulnerable populations need support more than ever. The global outbreak of COVID-19 has been disrupting many aspects...
We Are Hiring a Communications Coordinator

We Are Hiring a Communications Coordinator

Do you want to use your creative, critical thinking and organizational skills in a variety of ways? Can you write stories, produce reports, run social media, coordinate programs, organize events, share stewardship duties and support other staff? The 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...