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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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Ron McLean is set to headline the Food For Thought night - a fundraiser for the Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation

Ron MacLean headlines Food For Thought event

Join us for Food For Thought 2014… We are excited to announce that legendary Canadian sports broadcaster, Ron MacLean will provide for an entertaining evening. Tickets are sure to sell out quickly, so why not reserve your tickets today? Event details Thursday, November 6th Doors Open at 5:30pm, Dinner is served at 7pm Whistle Bear… Read more »

Kids to Camp – the gift of friendship and memories

Kids to Camp – the gift of friendship and memories

I can imagine it now. The experiences and the newly formed friendships of kids that have an opportunity to go to camp. An opportunity thanks to a partnership between Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation (CNDCF), and the Waterloo Region Record & Lyle S. Hallman Foundation Kids to Camp Fund. Remember that feeling?  A hot… 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)