Board of Directors Application

Board of Directors Application

Stratford Perth Community Foundation (SPCF) is currently seeking candidates interested to join SPCF’s Board of Directors. Board positions will commence at SPCF’s AGM (Spring 2022) for a three-year term. Members may seek a second three-year term with Board approval.

SPCF’s Board of Directors provides strategic leadership, governance, establishes policy, oversees the operations and financial performance of the Community Foundation, and assesses the Board’s own effectiveness. Participation on SPCF’s Board is voluntary and there is no remuneration for service.

SPCF welcomes individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences who are interested in helping the Community Foundation fulfill its philanthropic mission.

VISION: Realizing community vitality through philanthropy.

MISSION: To enrich the lives of people in Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County by providing support to charitable organizations through grants made possible by responsible stewardship of endowment funds.

With a skills-based policy Board that balances experience, knowledge, and professional expertise, SPCF is currently seeking candidates with the following knowledge and expertise:

  • Legal / Policy Development
  • Investment / Accounting / Finance
  • Agriculture Sector Engagement
  • Information Technology

Expected Commitment from Board Members:

    • Attend five Board meetings each year, and the Annual General Meeting
    • Able to commit the time and resources to serve on the Board, as well as one Committee
    • Support SPCF’s fundraising and stewardship events
    • Act as an ambassador for SPCF

Please read the SPCF By-Laws prior to completing your application.

The Community Foundation is an equal opportunity organization committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. All requests for accommodation will be considered throughout the process.

With the safety and well-being of our community in mind, SPCF requires all staff and volunteers, including Board Members, to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination in order to participate in the Foundation’s activities.

Applications must be completed online, in one session and will be accepted until January 31, 2022 at midnight.

SPCF By-Laws

PDF of application questions (for reference only)