Deep River and District Community Foundation

P.O. Box 1171

Deep River, Ontario, K0J 1P0

Registered Charity Business Number: 862079258RR0001


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DRDCF Announces new Board of Directors and Officers

2019 – 2020 Board of Directors and Officers


Michael Stephens (Board Chair/ President)

Douglas Tennant (Board Vice-Chair/ Vice-President)

Carolyn Arnold (Chair of Finance Committee)

Martin Bagshaw (Chair of the Grants Committee)

Ike Dimayuga

Anne Hutton

Dianne Lemire (Chair of the Publicity Committee)

Jade Nauman

William Turner (Chair of the Governance Committee)



Treasurer: Glen Wolgemuth

Secretary: Vacant

Deep River and District Community Foundation has joined RBC Future Launch Community Challenge

What is your boldest idea to respond to an urgent local need?

By applying for a grant and bringing a local project to life, youth will have opportunities to lead, learn new skills, gain experience, and build relationships in their local communities — all things that will help them prepare for the future of work.

This Community Challenge goes far beyond Deep River and District area, participating community foundations will make grants and learning opportunities available to youth-led initiatives in 150 communities from coast to coast to coast.

Grant applications will be accepted between May 22 and September 18, 2019. To learn more about eligible projects and how to apply, download the Applicant Guide on the Community Challenge page.

The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge is made possible thanks to the support from the RBC Foundation and is part of RBC Future Launch, a commitment to empowering Canadian youth for the jobs of tomorrow.

Today’s problems need more than yesterday’s solutions. We need bold new thinking to help meet the challenges of the future. The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge is a call to action for youth (15-29), and an opportunity to bring young leaders to the decision-making table as we build strong and vibrant communities for the future.

Deep River and District Community Foundation is pleased to host the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, and to make up to $15,000 available to youth-led projects in the Deep River and District area that will respond to one central question:

The Foundation is holding its 2019 AGM on June 24 at 7:00 pm at the North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre. Foundation Board members will share the successes of 2018 year and their plans for the future.  As well guest speaker Jade Nauman, Regional Director, United Way Renfrew County will talk about “Philanthropy in Smaller Communities”.