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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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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 »


Seeking New Board Members

The Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation (CNDCF) develops resources to allocate grants, and provide leadership in support of our community, now and forever. To help fulfill our mission, we are seeking applications from interested individuals living in Cambridge & North Dumfries who have a commitment to providing strategic policy direction and leadership for the… 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)