Charitable organizations establish endowment funds within The Foundation and invite additions to the fund by other donors. This allows the organization freedom from investment responsibility and gives donors the confidence of knowing that a permanent foundation is in place to professionally administer the organization's endowment.
By clicking on "Give Now!" you will be directed to the Canada Helps website. This online donating tool will guide you through the process of giving to the fund(s) that interest you! Alternatively, you may contact our office at 519-725-1806 ext. 3 to make a donation over the telephone.
Anselma House Endowment Fund
Mission Statement: To demonstrate excellence in the provision of shelter, education and outreach services to abused women and their children; of every race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion, and/or cultural belief. In collaboration with our community, we will empower women to move beyond violence.
Big Sisters Endowment Fund
Mission Statement: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area is a volunteer-driven community leader in creating opportunities for children and youth to maximize their potential through adult and youth-based mentoring services and programs that foster caring, self esteem, life skills and friendships.
Child Witness Centre - Jim and Heidi Balsillie Endowment Fund
Mission Statement: The Child Witness Centre works in partnership with the justice system and the community to provide support services and impartial court preparation for child witnesses under the age of 18 involved in the criminal justice system in Waterloo Region, Wellington County, and Brant County.
Homer Watson House Foundation
Mission Statement: The mission of the Homer Watson House & Gallery is to preserve and celebrate the legacy of Homer Watson's creative spirit by stimulating the appreciation, enjoyment, and practice of the visual arts.
Hospice of Waterloo Region Endowment Fund http://www.hospicewaterloo.ca
Mission Statement: Hospice of Waterloo Region is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing comfort, care, and support to people affected by life-threatening illness. Our services are provided in home, hospital, or long-term care facility settings by trained volunteers.
Junior Achievement Terry Burch Memorial Fund http://www.jawaterlooregion.org
Mission Statement: Through partnership with educators, business, and government, Junior Achievement provides relevant business programs delivered by trained an inspired volunteers who share their practical experience to equip students with the skills to enter tomorrow's work force.
Kitchener Sports Association Legacy Fund
Mission Statement: The Kitchener Sports Association's mandate is to support and promote local minor sports, games, and athletes in the belief that "True Sportsmen Make Good Citizens." As well as providing financial assistance to the sporting community and local charities, KSA is also committed to fostering goodwill and sportsmanship.
Parents for Community Living Robert Dennomme Fund http://www.pclkw.org
Mission Statement: Parents for Community Living provides spiritual, loving family homes, and family support for developmentally challenged individuals. Rooted in Christian values, Parents For Community Living encourages personal growth and independence, allowing each person to live with dignity as a valued member of the community.
Scouts Canada - North Waterloo District Endowment Fund
Mission Statement: To contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.
The Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Dream Home Fund
Mission Statement: The mission of Rotary International, a worldwide association of Rotary clubs, is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards, and to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
Mission Statement: The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation improves the quality of life in Kitchener-Waterloo and area, now and for generations to come, by building community endowment, addressing needs through grant making, and providing leadership on key community issues.
The Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival Endowment Fund
Mission Statement: To consistently maintain a pure jazz focus; to sustain and promote the local jazz connection; to strive to expand and develop the FREE Festival in quality and magnitude; to encourage the active participation of all ages and to advocate the development of an ongoing association between UpTown Waterloo and Jazz.
The United Way Forever Fund
Mission Statement: Through collaboration, build upon our community's resources and strengthen our capacity to improve the quality of life for all.
Waterloo Public Library Endowment Fund
Mission Statement:The Waterloo Public Library is a place to grow! Through a team of friendly, knowledgeable and well trained staff, volunteers and trustees, WPL offers people of all ages innovative lifelong learning and leisure opportunities.
YWCA Endowment Fund
Mission Statement: YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo works to improve the lives of women and children at critical turning points as part of a world-wide women's movement for social justice.