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Foundation News

  • June 7: Business Building & Giving

    Business Building & Giving: How to engage clients in the “Philanthropic Conversation” For many high net worth clients, charitable giving is something they are already doing, but, as always, planning is the key to multiplying both philanthropic impact and their personal fulfillment. Paul Nazareth from the Canadian Association of Gift…

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  • National Volunteer Week 2021

    There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer. In these challenging times there has been kindness everywhere. So many in our community leaned in to help where support has been needed most. Helped protect others by delivering PPE. Helped feed hundreds by delivering meals and groceries. Helped isolated…

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  • Community Foundation Winter 2021 Newsletter

    As we settle into 2021, our team is deeply inspired by local kindness. So many of you have reached out to lend your skill, your time, and your financial support to charitable organizations throughout our region. Thank you.

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  • ECSF Round 2 Grant Results

    Community Foundation distributes additional $80,881 in grants to local organizations for Round 2 of the Emergency Community Support Fund  STRATFORD, ON, December 21, 2020 – Stratford Perth Community Foundation (SPCF) announced today the Foundation released more grants to local community-based charities through a second round of grants made possible by the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). Eleven local charities shared in the $80,881 distributed by the Community Foundation to support much needed services for people across the region experiencing heightened vulnerability during the pandemic. These grants, together with an initial round of funding in the…

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  • Happy Holidays from SPCF Board Chair

    This year has been extraordinary. Perhaps that’s not the first word you think of to describe 2020, but it encompasses all we have experienced this year – the extraordinary highs and the extraordinary lows. The ongoing pandemic has impacted our world in ways we never would have imagined; from travel…

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