BCF Annual Grant Presentation

Constable Ken Johnston receives a grant cheque for the Safety Patrol Leadership Camp from David Bailey, Chair of the Brant Community Foundation

On December 13th the Brant Community Foundation celebrated our annual grant presentation, handing out over $320,000 in cheques to various organizations throughout our communities.

Grant cheques were distributed amongst 6 different sectors including Social Services, Education, Youth, Arts and Culture, Environment and Seniors.

The following organizations received grants:

  • Arnold Anderson
  • BCI Alumni
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boys and Girls Club of Brantford
  • Brant Animal Aid Foundation
  • Brant Community Healthcare Foundation
  • Brant County Singers
  • Brant Historical Society
  • Brant Taletellers Inc.
  • Brant United Way
  • Brantford Arts Block
  • Brantford Music Club
  • Brantford Police Service
  • Brantford School of Instrumental Music
  • Brantford Symphony Orchestra
  • Brantford Welcome In
  • Brantwood Community Services
  • Canadian Military Heritage Museum
  • Canadian National Institution for the Blind
  • Child Hunger Brantford
  • Children’s Safety Village
  • City of Brantford – Splash Pad Project
  • Community Christmas Toy and Hamper Program
  • Community Resource & Employment Services
  • County of Brant-Brant County Community Policing
  • County of Brant-County of Brant Ontario Provincial
  • Crossing All Bridges Learning Centre
  • De dwa da dehs nye s Aboriginal Health Centre
  • Farringdon Independent Church
  • First Baptist Church
  • Five Oaks Christian Workers Centre
  • Freedom House International Church
  • Glenhyrst Art Gallery
  • Grand Erie District School Board-Kiwanis Field Committee
  • Grand River Chorus
  • Grand River Conservation Foundation
  • Grand River Council on Aging
  • Grand Valley Education Society
  • Kids Can Fly
  • Lansdowne Children’s Centre Foundation
  • Muslim Association of Brantford
  • Navy League of Canada, Brantford Branch
  • Nova Vita Domestic Violence Prevention Services
  • Ontario Lung Association
  • Organized Kaos Life and Trade
  • Paris Museum and Archives
  • Paris Parks Foundation-Paris Youth Softball Association
  • Paris Port Dover Pipe Band
  • Paris Presbyterian Church
  • Pregnancy & Resource Centre
  • Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron
  • Royal Canadian Army Cadets #2659
  • RPLACES Addictions Peer Support
  • Salvation Army Food Bank
  • Six Nations Arts Council
  • St Andrew’s United Church-Soup for the Soul Program
  • Strong Start Charitable Organization
  • Thank-A-Vet Luncheon
  • The Grand River Chorus
  • Victim Services of Brant
  • Why Not City Missions
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Woodland Cultural Centre

We would like to thank the Grand River Conservation Foundation for donating the Apps’ Mill Nature Centre as our event location.  The centre is truly a gem in our community!  For more information on Apps Mill Nature Centre, please visit their website

For more information on our grants program, please email Pat Duern at pduern@brantcommunityfoundation.ca, or contact the office at 519-756-2499.


Our Mission: To attract and manage permanent funds for donors of all means, and provide grants to charitable organizations in Brantford and Brant County.