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Building a Brighter Future for All

DRDCF Funds 

Funds held by the Foundation

The ‘named’ funds (and their purposes) you can choose from are:

  1. North Renfrew Family Services Fund (NRFS)

  2. Mary Moore Ecological Fund (local ecological projects, particularly for Grant Creek and area)

  3. Rotary Club of North Renfrew Fund

  4. Jean and Bruce Bigham Student Activity Fund (student extracurricular activities)

  5. W.G. (Bill) Cross Concert Piano Fund  (care and maintenance of the Childs Auditorium piano)

  6. Mary Jane and Bob Brown Memorial Fund (unrestricted)

  7. Milton Family Fund (environment, arts and culture)

  8. Laura A Cooper Memorial Fund (NRFS Back-to-school program and the Food Bank)

  9. Ken and Margaret Cuthbert Family Fund (education, environment and social services)

  10. Thomas “Tucker” Tennant Memorial Fund (sports/recreation and education)

  11. Lorna Bourns Vocal Student Support Fund (young local vocal students)

  12. Hinds Family Fund (health care, environment and education)

  13. International Women's Day Fund (educational, economic, social and political equality for women)

  14. Beth and Ivan Ophel Memorial Fund (outdoor recreational activities and an appreciation of the natural environment)

The agency funds (where all the income is granted to the named agency) are:

  1. Renfrew County United Way Fund 

  2. Library Endowment Fund (W.B. Lewis Public Library)

  3. Four Seasons Conservancy Fund

The annual scholarship and bursary funds you can choose from are:

  1. Deep River Science Academy Bursary Fund (students entering a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math degree program)

  2. Elizabeth Hulbert Memorial Fund (young persons’ participation in music)

  3. MHS Reunion Award Fund (MacKenzie Community School student entering post-secondary education)

  4. Order of the Eastern Star Bursary Fund (graduating students in North Renfrew County)

The ‘fields of interest' funds are:

  1. Environmental Legacy Fund (environment-focused projects)

  2. Arts and Education Fund (local arts or education initiatives)

  3. Deep River Area Health Care Fund (local health-related projects)

  4. Community Fund (local community-related projects)

  5. Original Six Hockey Fund (minor sports in the community - with an emphasis on minor hockey.)

Special Fund:

  1. Community Emergency Fund  ( small and large crises/emergencies affecting the community having a significant impact)

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