Holding Hands

Reasons to Give

Benefits to Donors

  • Choice of several easy and convenient ways to donate
  • A charitable tax receipt for the amount donated
  • Donating can lessen your Capital Gains tax
  • Donors can give a gift to an established endowed fund or take the opportunity to create their own endowment to support one or more of their favourite charities
  • A single gift can be directed to multiple charitable organizations or causes
  • Gifts can be anonymous if the donor wishes

Solid history of endowment investing since 1994

  • All endowed funds are pooled and professionally managed by Jarislowsky Fraser Limited
  • Pooled investing results in higher yields and more growth of endowed funds
  • Permanence: the endowed funds will always exist and  continue to support the community
  • A cost-effective alternative to a private foundation

Your community benefits from your donation 

  • Grants to local nonprofit charities ensure donors' gifts stay in the area
  • Quality of life in local communities are enhanced through projects and programs of charities focussed in Grey and Bruce Counties
  • Adaptable with the needs of our communities as times change
  • All aspects and operations of Community Foundation Grey Bruce are governed by a volunteer board of local leaders. The Foundation is not tied to any particular group or agenda

You choose the most convenient method of gifting

  • Donation by cash, cheque, credit card or electronic funds transfer
  • Donate online through CanadaHelps - or through this page
  • Transfer of Stocks and/or Bonds
  • Name the Foundation as the beneficiary of Insurance Policies
  • Designate a portion of your estate in a Will and/or Bequest
  • Artwork & real estate may be considered at the discretion of the Foundation