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DRDCF Endowment Funds 

Investing now for a better future

Named Funds (and purpose)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  13. Murphy Fund **(support Head, Clara, Maria area with student bursary and grants)

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

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

Field of Interest Funds (and purpose)

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

  2. Environmental Legacy Fund (environment-focused projects)

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

  4. Community Fund (local community-related projects)

  5. Foundations Development Fund (for support of the DRDCF Foundation)

Designated or Agency Funds (designated organization)

  1. North Renfrew Family Services Fund ( support for NRFS)

  2. Library Endowment Fund (Support for Deep River (W.B. Lewis) Public Library)

  3. Four Seasons Conservancy Fund (Support for Four Seasons Conservancy)

Scholarship and Bursary Funds and its purpose)

  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)

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

  6. Murphy Fund** (support Head, Clara, Maria area with student bursary and grants)

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