Grants 2015

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Grant stories, News | Comments Off on Grants 2015

In 2015 The Grand Bend Community Foundation  delivered over 120,000 dollars to area community charities and projects.

Launch_picWe were delighted to provide a matching grant with the Grand Bend Rotary club to the Municipality of Lambton shores in order to launch a major local project – The Rotary Community Stage. This wonderful project will bring music and entertainment back to the beach in a big way. Ground has broken for construction and project completion is expected by end of May 2016. Thanks also goes out to the many local donors who stepped forward with flow through funds for this project .


In 2015 Grants were also provided to

Municipality Lambton Shores    
     Grand Bend Christmas lights & decor 
     Rotary Community Stage $15,000  
    Summer Sunset Sounds  $2000  
Scouts Canada (Zurich) $1,500  
     Equipment & facilities upgrades    
Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority  
     Grade 8 Water Education  $5,000  
     5000 Trees Project $3,000  
     Lambton Shores trail Association (docks)  $2,500  
 Huron Shores United Church $10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters South Huron  $10,000  
     Big Bunch Group
     Partially funded by   the Relouw Fund  and the 2001 London alliance Canada Summer games fund 
Lambton Kent District School Board $1700  
   MJ. Muma Bursary (2)recipients     

Special thanks to our fund holders who have helped with funding of these grants.

The Tony and Fran Relouw Fund. The MJ Muma fund, The Krech Family Fund, The Donaldson Family fund, The Charlotte Edwards Fund for the Arts, The Hay Communications Fund, The Sabourin Family Fund.

We also need to thank the following donors who have established emerging funds in the foundation through donations. The Catherine Campbell Fund, The Jim and Jacquie Southcott Fund, The Hank and Nancy Winters Fund, the Brian and Irene Hall Fund and The South Huron Community Fund.

Local donors also supported the following with flow through funds through the foundation.

Forest Cliff Camps, Salvation Army, South Huron Hospital, Rotary Community Stage, United Way Perth Huron, World Wild Life fund, MMT Foundation.


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