ABOUT OUR FOUNDATION
Your contribution is part of a lasting legacy
The Deep River and District Community Foundation was established in 2002 to ensure a consistent source of funds for providing long-term benefits to the local community.
Donated funds are invested long-term, and only the earned income is disbursed annually. Grants are given in the broad are as of Social Services, Health, the Environment, Education, Arts and Culture, and Community Events and Facilities.
Our nine-member volunteer board of directors meets regularly to manage the funds.
A Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, non-profit Public Foundation. It operates as a Registered Charity that distributes funds to other charities. 191 Community Foundations across Canada manage more than $5.8 billion in charitable endowment funds from individuals, families and organizations.