AJAX COMMUNITY FUND AWARDS GRANTS TOTALLING $22,835
Thanks to flow-through funding this spring by the Town of Ajax, 11 charities will benefit and positively impact 8,000 Ajax residents. The Town of Ajax also contributes to the Ajax Community Endowment Fund at Durham Community Foundation (DCF), ensuring a lasting legacy of giving and benefits to its residents. We are grateful for our partnership with the Town of Ajax, and the expertise of the Ajax Community Fund Task Force co-chaired by John G. Smith and Don Terry. Other members include: Kate Bird, Jessie Haung, Ash Khan, Kathy McKay and Mitchell Simeon. To find out more about this year’s grant recipients click here.
WE BUILD COMMUNITY
Since 1994, Durham Community Foundation has been connecting donors to community needs and opportunities throughout the region.
We build community through investments, leadership and philanthropy.
We work closely with our donors including local government, businesses, families and individuals. We help them formulate and realize their philanthropic goals by matching their interests and concerns with community needs and charities. We help donors find innovative, responsible ways to ensure their investments have a lasting impact.
We connect and collaborate – bringing people together to address community issues and encourage partnership among charitable agencies. We share expertise and knowledge – facilitating learning and networking opportunities for charities and nonprofits in the Region of Durham.
We are a foundation for charities. Our grants support everything including shelter, sustenance and care for those most in need, health, recreation, the arts and the environment. Since 1994, Durham Community Foundation has granted $753,000 to more than 100 charities, impacting thousands of residents in our region.