Dufferin Community Foundation Hires New Executive Director

Dufferin Community Foundation Hires New Executive Director

Dufferin Community Foundation reached another major milestone last week in hiring Michele Fisher of Mono as its Executive Director. This appointment coincides with the extensive growth in donors, endowment funds, and grants to Dufferin charities over the past three...
How does an annual Booster Grant fit into our DCF mission?

How does an annual Booster Grant fit into our DCF mission?

You may be wondering how an annual Booster grant sponsored for $1500 fits within the DCF mission to build income-earning, permanent endowment funds. Surely the two models are incompatible – or at least, confusing.  Fair question.  Here’s the...
Booster Grants are back!

Booster Grants are back!

Would you turn down an extra $1500 to pump up the budget for a project that works?   The Dufferin Community Foundation has been listening to you. Now that the peak of the pandemic emergency has passed, we have brought back the Booster Grants to ensure that...

Crystal Queer Project Showcase

History The Speak Out Project started out as a seed of an idea at GLOW. GLOW is our an LGBTQ+ youth group that has been running at Dufferin Child & Family Services for 22 years. It is and has been an affirming and community orientated group that has nurtured many...
Announcing Emergency Support Fund Grants

Announcing Emergency Support Fund Grants

Gratitude grows in the heart and we at the Dufferin Community Foundation are most grateful to be able to support the efforts of four worthy charities through the Dufferin Emergency Support Fund Grants. The $35,000.00 total grant is made possible through our generous...
Report to the Community Released

Report to the Community Released

The Dufferin Community Foundation has just finished its second full year of operation, and what an incredible journey it has been! Our primary mission is to build permanently invested funds, the income of which will be disbursed annually to support local charitable...