As your community foundation, we are committed to supporting the charities and organizations who will be significantly impacted in both the short and long-term by the COVID-19 pandemic. Durham Community Foundation is currently exploring the ways in which we can best address the impacts in a coordinated and thoughtful way.
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On Tuesday December 3, 2019, Durham Community Foundation (DCF) kickstarted a year long celebration of 25 years of giving back to the Region of Durham at its annual community breakfast. We are grateful for the support of our presenting sponsor Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility, our community champions Bell, Durham College, OPG, SMS (Smillie McAdams Summerlin Ltd), and the […]
Application Portal opens January 8, 2020. Are you thinking about starting or scaling up social enterprise work in the Region of Durham? New federal funding is available for local social purpose organizations to grow their positive impact in the community through social enterprise. Community Foundations of Canada is now accepting applications for federal funding designed to support positive impact in […]
Adam Wiseman of Quality Mental Health Interventions (QMHI) Training and Consulting has established the QMHI Service Fund to assist in the training and provision of PTSD Service Dogs to first responders, military troops and veterans. To donate click here. https://www.canadahelps.org/en/pages/qmhi-service-fund/
Durham Community Foundation joins philanthropic partnership for flood awareness In Durham Region, we often experience the effects of climate change as floods. Flooding was the declared the 2017 Newsmaker of the Year in Clarington. Extreme rainfall in the Golden Horseshoe has increased dramatically in the last 20 years and will only continue to escalate. As climate change intensifies, our region […]