All Heart Pet Rescue Flow-Through Fund
“Since early 1997 we have been rescuing animals. We have learned a lot since we first began, and we are still learning everyday. Each rescue that comes into our place gets a new lease on life. They are given unconditional love from day one. Each pet is a lifetime commitment”
Barbara Treleaven Memorial Dance Award
This award provides scholarships to students graduating from secondary schools within our area, with a background in dance. It was created to honour and celebrate Barbara Treleaven, whose local legacy and passion for the fine arts was undeniable.
“A dance teacher helps their students find the song in their heart, the beat in their feet and a passion for life.” -Unknown
Bob and Carol Wood Fund for Alzheimer’s Care
The purpose of this fund is to provide support, primarily to charitable organizations working to offer care to clients with Alzheimer’s, and to follow Bob Wood’s lead and provide care for our community while bravely tackling life’s challenges with humour and compassion.
“The mind forgets, but the heart will always remember.” – Twang Eng Tan
Community Waterfront Friends Flow-Through Fund
As Guardians of the North Bay Waterfront, CWF exists to create a long-term vision for development and maintenance that is socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.
Kennedy Fall Fellowship Flow-Through Fund
Kleimaker Burke Fund
Margaret and Eric Thomson Children’s Foundation
In celebration of their children Vaughn and Lincoln, Margaret and Eric Thomson have created this fund to enhance the lives of youth, primarily in our area. Through this foundation, the Thomson Family will work to build a future for youth which includes access to essential programming and resources from a variety of avenues, including sport, recreation, and education.
Marty Southcott Scholarship Fund
We are proud to announce the creation of The Marty Southcott Scholarship Fund; a new endowment fund for the youth of our area. In the future, this award will provide scholarships to students with a background in the arts who are graduating from secondary school. This fund celebrates and honours the legacy of Marty Southcott and her unquestionable contribution to performance arts in our community.
Patrick 4 Life Partici-Patrick Program Fund
Partici-Patrick is an activity-based curriculum program encompassing daily physical activity, character education and HIV and AIDS awareness. It is taught in elementary schools to students from grades 3 to 8. It teaches values which will equip students to make healthy life-style choices. The outcomes of the program promote among students an increase in self-esteem and self-confidence.
Powassan and Area Family Health Team Flow-Through Fund
The PAAFHT aims to care for the Powassan and Area community and continually strive to provide comprehensive, accessible and coordinated primary health care of the highest quality in a patient-centered environment of care and mutual respect.
The purpose of this fund is to assist the PAAFHT in equipping their new facility which will enable them to provide better and more efficient service to their patients.
The Jack Burrows Fund
In celebration of Jack’s inspiring history in North Bay, his 80th birthday, and our growing Foundation we have established this fund. All donations will be kept in perpetuity and the interest produced will be granted out to local organizations each year.
The Michele Wood Fund
To empower members of the general public, and to responsibly provide small emergency gifts to families and individuals at risk of slipping into financial hardship due to the financial burden brought on by serious illnesses such as cancer. The small emergency gifts may only be in the form of gift cards or certificates and never in cash.
To stand as a testament to the power of human kindness, to change lives no matter how much, or how little, a person has to share. Those who receive gifts are asked to ‘pay it forward’ within a year and perform their own act of kindness. Through this, the Fund will work to create a stronger, more compassionate community.
The Neil and Katherine Kennedy Brick and Mortar Fund
Neil and Katherine have created this fund to preserve and sustain the spaces which are vital to our community’s identity. They aim to fund well-used spaces, which are accessed by people of all ages, focusing on outdoor areas and arts facilities. It is their generous way of ensuring that the spaces which are integral to our community’s way of life are available for use by all for years to come.
“A good ‘foundation’ is key to success in all measures.” – The Kennedys
The Smart and Caring Communities Fund
As part of the Canada-wide Smart and Caring Campaign the North Bay and Area Community Foundation has launched its ownSmart and Caring Community Fund with an initial contribution of $25,000. These funds will be held in perpetuity from which the interest will be granted to local community groups annually. As we approach our country’s 150th birthday Canada’s Governor General, The Right Honourable David Johnston, has challenged Canadians to imagine our country as it could be – a smart and caring nation that holds promise for all. Leading up to 2017, community foundations across Canada will establish a local Smart & Caring Community Fund to support critical priorities, key projects, or ongoing needs in their community. Each fund will be unique to its community, but all will share similar values and a ‘smart and caring’ goal. Together they will leave a nation-wide legacy for Canada’s 150th birthday – a permanent asset that will serve Canadian communities for generations to come.
The Thomson Family Fund
The Thomson Family Fund will provide annual grants to registered charities, primarily in the North Bay Area. This Fund marks the legacy of one family’s endless generosity and care for our area.