Dufferin Community Foundation Grant Impact Stories

Theatre Orangeville Exceptional Players (TOEP)

Theatre Orangeville Exceptional Players (TOEP)

Fifteen years ago, Theatre Orangeville made a commitment to finding ways to break down physical and attitudinal barriers, nurture diversity and celebrate all abilities.  Creative Partners on Stage was born as an accessible theatre program open to all levels of...

Tale of Two Trumpeters

Tale of Two Trumpeters

Founded in 2007, the Orangeville Community Band rehearses every Thursday evening, September to June. An eclectic group of about 40 musicians - some as young as 10 and others in their 80’s - make great music together.  Many started playing their instruments in...

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Big Bunch Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Big Bunch Program

The focus of Big Bunch is to provide positive group outings for children who are facing adversity. Big Bunch allows us to provide service to children who are waiting to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. It also allows us to provide a free outing for...

Bravery Park

Bravery Park

On behalf of the Town of Orangeville, Shannon and Valerie McGrady representing Bravery Park received a cheque from Jacqueline Demczur, a partner at Carters Professional Corporation in its Orangeville office. Carters is one of the foundation`s Corporate Circle members....

Hospice Dufferin

Hospice Dufferin

Maureen Riedler, Executive Director of Hospice Dufferin, and Helen Trilesky , a client, received their grant for the Volunteer Visiting Program from Cheryl Greenwood and Amie Zukowski on behalf of Greenwood Aggregates, the foundation`s first Corporate Circle member....

Dufferin Hi-Land Trail

Dufferin Hi-Land Trail

Jim Preyde, President of the Dufferin Hi-Lands Bruce Trail Club, a member club of the Bruce Trail Conservancy, received a grant for the Conservancy’s local School Outreach Program from Paul and Joan Waechter. Congratulations to Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail Club, in...