Congratulations to our Volunteers

Every year, the Ontario government honours volunteers who give their precious time to charities and service clubs.  The awards are for continuous service starting at 5 years and going up in 5-year increments.  It was awe-inspiring to be in a room full of people sharing the common goal of giving back to their community. The… Read more »

Community foundations on the path towards Reconciliation

This month Community Foundations of Canada is sharing stories, ideas and examples of Reconciliation in action to highlight the many ways community philanthropy is involved in strengthening the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, while building a stronger, more inclusive country. Locally, visitors to the Mohawk Institute are giving back to campaign to keep former… Read more »

Recognizing a tireless volunteer

  From the Brantford Expositor: Community booster and environmentalist Mary Welsh, Geronimo Henry, who has long counselled fellow residential school survivors, and the world’s most famous hockey dad, Walter Gretzky, have been named recipients of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards for Outstanding Volunteerism. The awards recognize individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the… Read more »

Kids sector grant

Grants distributed to area children’s charities. The Foundation has made much progress recently with the Brant Community Foundation Grants. Over 52 charities have received grants totalling up to over $284, 000. Organizations have received grants throughout Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations of the Grand. With the Brant Community Foundation Grants being distributed, we hope… Read more »