The WindsorEssex Community Foundation is building a better Windsor-Essex, now and for generations to come, by attracting and managing legacy funds, addressing community needs through grant making, and bringing community partners together. We are leaders in community development who help to identify and fill needs by supporting not-for-profit organizations with funding and expertise.
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About the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th
The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is a collaborative effort between the WindsorEssex Community Foundation, Community Foundations of Canada, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast. The Fund is matched and delivered locally by community foundations across Canada, and provides small grants to support community initiatives. The WECF is proud to be part of this national initiative—connecting our region with many other communities across Canada as we celebrate what it means to be Canadian.
The WECF is proud to announce $100,000 in funding to nine local organizations to support Canada 150 projects. The WECF is proud to support the following organizations:
2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup Host Organizing Committeein partnership withthe Windsor Spitfires Foundation
The Woodslee Millen Group in partnership with the Community Support Centre of Essex County
The Film Camp for Kids in partnership with the Chimzcuk Museum
The Corporation of the Municipality of Leamington
ElderCollege in partnership with Canterbury College
The Town of Amherstburgin partnership with the Maidstone Historical Society and the Fort Malden National Historic Site
The Art Gallery of Windsor
Veterans Voices of Canada Association
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