We connect donors who care with causes that matter.

right here in Cambridge & North Dumfries

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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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Community Conversations

CLICK HERE TO JOIN US FOR YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY CONVERSATION TODAY! The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, Wellbeing Waterloo Region, Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation and the United Way of Waterloo Region Communities will be partnering to host a series of four Community Conversations. The goals of the Community Conversations are: • To continue… Read more »

Community Grant Applications NOW OPEN

We are currently accepting applications for our 2017 Community Grants. We welcome proposals of projects and/or programs that serve the communities in Cambridge and North Dumfries. Deadline for submission of applications is on April 7, 2017. Our Community Grants are made possible through the following endowed funds: Arts & Culture Funds Children & Youth in… 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)