What’s happening in October…

  Brant Community Foundation grants support a significant number of organizations and agencies in our community.  The Foundation supports ongoing exhibitions through our community grants is pleased to spotlight the following events in October.   Come and celebrate the Bell Memorial’s 100th Anniversary! This iconic monument, celebrating the invention of the telephone in Brantford was unveiled… Read more »

LAAOV – Call for Nominations

  Nominations open for 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Volunteers are essential to the vitality and well-being of our communities. The Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Volunteerism recognizes individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to our communities through volunteerism during their lifetime. This award is presented to a maximum of four residents… Read more »

Our YAC’s in action!

This year one of the YAC grants supported was St. Andrew’s Soup for the Soul family meal program.  The committee members went shopping for ingredients, spent an afternoon baking 400 cookies, helped serve at the dinner, and gave a gift card to help with other expenses for the meal.   The Brant Community Foundation Youth… Read more »

Community Leaders Breakfast – Citizens urged to ‘make a difference’

Citizens urged to ‘make a difference’ Over 200 guests attended the 9th annual Community Leader’s breakfast held at the Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre on June 20th.  James Kent, a well- known community member and retired judge, shared his philosophy of giving back to the community. Over his 60 plus years in the… Read more »

Congratulations to 2017 Lifetime Volunteer Award Recipients

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS – 2017 Mary Welsh, Geronimo Henry and Walter Gretzky were honoured as the 2017 recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Awards for Outstanding Volunteerism. These awards recognize exceptional service to the community by a volunteer.  According to Derek Bond, chair of the awards committee, the recipients have enriched the lives of so many… Read more »