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Our Fall 2022 Giving Guide is Now Available!

The Foundation's Fall 2022 Giving Guide is intended to provide granting inspiration for Community Foundation fund advisors. According to Imagine Canada, 66% of all charitable...

The Foundation Launches new partnership with Trent University Researchers

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is pleased to announce a new partnership with Building Back Differently (BBD), a collaborative project that pulls together the...

New Fund Launched with Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is pleased to announce the creation of the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Fund, a new partnership with the Kawartha-Haliburton...

Vital Community Grants – Keep an eye out for updates

Every year, the Community Foundation runs a small grants program available to a wide range of charities. These Vital Community Grants address immediate community needs and help...

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...

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...

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Our Fall 2022 Giving Guide is Now Available!

The Foundation's Fall 2022 Giving Guide is intended to provide granting inspiration for Community Foundation fund advisors. According to Imagine Canada, 66% of all charitable revenue goes to only 1% of charitable organizations across the country. This guide offers a...

The Foundation Launches new partnership with Trent University Researchers

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is pleased to announce a new partnership with Building Back Differently (BBD), a collaborative project that pulls together the expertise of Trent University researchers and local community members. Today marks the first...

New Fund Launched with Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is pleased to announce the creation of the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Fund, a new partnership with the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation. The fund will help provide enrichment opportunities for children,...

Vital Community Grants – Keep an eye out for updates

Every year, the Community Foundation runs a small grants program available to a wide range of charities. These Vital Community Grants address immediate community needs and help build a vital community for everyone. The area of focus for Vital Community Grants changes...

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...

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...
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...