The Thunder Bay Community Foundation is a proud member of the Community Foundations of Canada. Community Foundations of Canada is the national network for Canada’s 191 community foundations. Together, the Community Foundations of Canada and their partnering local Community Foundations have helped Canadians invest in making our communities better places to live, work and play. Collectively we hold combined assets of more than $4.8 billion and we’ve put hundreds of millions back into communities over our 94-year history.
What is a community foundation?
Community foundations contribute time, leadership and financial support to local initiatives, helping people give back where their communities need it most.
With an intimate knowledge of local priorities, community foundations champion what matters most by directing grants, expertise, leadership, and other investments towards everything from shelter, education, and care for those in need, to the arts, environment and recreation. - Community Foundations of Canada
How do community foundations work?
Community foundations play a crucial role in how people give back where communities need it most. We connect people, families and companies with causes that inspire them. We pool resources, knowledge and expertise, working with others for even greater impact. And we help donors realize their philanthropic goals by matching their interests with community needs and finding innovative ways to make every donation count. - Community Foundations of Canada