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Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation exists to ensure the needs of our community are met today and tomorrow. We identify needs, fund a wide range of programs and help donors make lasting contributions.

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How we help donors make a lasting impact

We’re your partner in philanthropy. We share our in-depth knowledge of our community to build and manage endowment funds for today and tomorrow. Our difference is forever.

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How we provide grants to worthy local causes

We partner with local organizations and caring citizens to support a wide range of initiatives to sustain and improve the quality of life here in Cambridge & North Dumfries.

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our news

Summer Student Position: Communications & Design Specialist

Located in bright and professional offices in Cambridge, the Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation (CNDCF) is creating a forever resource for the Cambridge & North Dumfries Communities.  This summer we have obtained funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program for the following position: COMMUNICATIONS & DESIGN SPECIALIST The Communications & Design Specialist, in collaboration… Read more »

A bright summer is ahead for Cambridge & North Dumfries kids!

While many of our local children and youth are already dreaming about summer, most parents are starting to feel the pressure building up as they prepare their pockets for summer camp registrations. Thanks to our partnership with the Waterloo Region Record-Lyle S. Hallman Foundation Kids to Camp Fund, over $46,000 will be distributed to 26… Read more »

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To give away money is an easy matter and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter.

Artistotle (Ethics, 300 BCE)