Start Your Legacy

Giving through the Community Foundation to the causes you care about is rewarding for a number of reasons. Your gift creates lasting change in the community and offers generous tax incentives, making it easier for you to give more for less.

The Thunder Bay Community Foundation has a number of funds available for donors to consider. Please take some time to explore the useful information below to discover the most appropriate giving option for you. Gifts may be made to these funds by any interested contributor thereby allowing even modest contributions to be combined with others’ gifts for maximum charitable benefit.


The ABC's of Giving

ADVISORY - By partnering with the Thunder Bay Community Foundation and professional advisors - financial planners, lawyers, accountants, and others - together we can help you fulfill your financial, family and charitable goals. Find out more about the TBCF.

BEQUEATH - Whether you wish to leave a charitable gift in your will or simply want to give a cash donation to a charity of your choice, the Thunder Bay Community Foundation can help guide you through the giving process with ease. Make a Planned Gift

CAUSE - Once you have made the decision to leave a lasting legacy it’s important to choose the place where your donation will have the greatest impact. Together we can ensure that your donation goes to the people or organizations that matter most to you. Because when you make a charitable gift you’re doing more than just donating money. You’re giving the gift of a brighter future for our community. Create a Fund.


Learn More About Funds

  • What is the Legacy Society?
  • Should I start a fund?
  • How do I start a Fund?
  • How do I donate?
  • What happens to funds over the course of year?