PROBLEM #1 Too many charities in our communities depend on public fundraising initiatives or grants from municipalities or other levels of government to break even.
PROBLEM #2 Too much of these charities’ time is devoted to fundraising rather than the integral services they provide to those in their communities.
SOLUTION? There is a fundraising paradigm shift beginning to take shape within Orangeville, Shelburne and the rest of Dufferin County.
It’s a charitable model where donations from local individuals are pooled and invested into a community endowment fund. Earnings are then distributed to eligible charities every year.
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