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Fund Name   Description
FlowThrough Funds
COVID-19 Response Fund Donate COVID-19 Response Fun #WeRiseAgain To assist local charitable organizations which face operating challenges in the short, medium or long term due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Frances Tarry COVID-19 Relief Fund Donate The “Frances Tarry Covid-19 Relief Fund” has been created to help the most vulnerable people in our community in this trying time. Donations are in memory of Frances Eva Tarry (née Gregory) of St. Thomas who passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23rd, 2020, at the age of 96.
Unrestricted
Operations Donate Continuing operations for the Foundation office.
Vital Community Fund Donate Address some of the local area's most pressing issues, greatest needs or a charitable direction that will start the community down this road.
Donor Advised
#ivegotyourback911 Fund Donate Support charities focused on first responders mental health.
Bud and Melba Marr Fund Donate Support regional and local charities with a focus on healthcare, community and youth
Colchester Fund Donate An anonymous family fund supporting local and regional charities
Every Kid Rox Fund Donate Supporting children and youth with a dual diagnosis (a combination of a developmental disability with a mental health problem), and respite for their caregivers.
Jaden Ella Wood Memorial Fund Donate A family fund to celebrate Jaden’s life with a student scholarship, and/or a grant to support sick children in Elgin/Middlesex .
Janet and Marion Morgan Environmental Fund Donate Support environmental, animal welfare and wildlife protection agencies
Jean and Fred Biehl Fund Donate Established by Jean and Nancy Biehl to support environmental and animal welfare protection agencies.
Jim O'Grady Legacy Fund Donate Established in memory of Jim O’Grady and his love of sports to support registration and equipment for children who would otherwise not be able to participate in sporting activities due to lack of funds.
Joanne Brooks Community Fund Donate A family fund in memory of former mayor Joanne Brooks, this fund supports automotive scholarships, local charities and projects that reflect her concern for others, and passion for community values
June Evangeline Anne Horton Fund Donate Established in memory of June Horton (nee Ernest), a War Bride with wide-ranging interests in reading, gardening, nature, animals and ballet, the Fund will grant in the areas of animal welfare, kidney disease and ballet and possibly other charities.
Junior Jumbo Poverty Initiative Fund Donate To support the charitable activities/organizations which are specifically related to poverty initiatives and youth.
Karn Family Fund Donate To support charitable causes by issuing grants, scholarships and bursaries as recommended by Advisors.
Kiwanis Club of St. Thomas Endowment Fund Donate Promote healthy living and active lifestyles in children
Kohler Family Community Fund Donate A family fund which supports local charities and projects that reflect family values, and provide scholarships for post secondary education.
Mable Blakley and Harold O'Connor Family Fund Donate Support charitable activities/organizations whose activities are within objects of the Foundation, especially greatest needs of Elgin-St. Thomas area
Marg and Harold Carroll Fund Donate Support local and regional charities and projects
McGregor Morris Fund Donate A family fund dedicated to supporting Art in public places
Nancy, Jim and David Douglas Fund Donate A family fund established to support specific charities, including The Salvation Army, Pickering College, St. Thomas Christmas Care, St. Thomas Public Library (audio books), St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation (children’s needs) and the Children’s Hospital.
Parks and Recreation/Pinafore Endowment Fund Donate Committed to maintaining the St. Thomas Parks and Recreation heritage for generations and will contribute to capital projects and improvements to our Parks, Recreation or Trails infrastructure.
Sweetgrass Fund Donate A family fund established by Bob McCaig and Janet Taylor to support local charities and projects that help to build community.
Thomas C. Fox Fund Donate A family fund established by Tom Fox with proceeds to Elgin County charities.
Turnberry Fund Donate A family fund established by Sine and William Herold in support of local and regional charities
Windon Fund Donate A fund established to improve and enhance the appeal, vibrancy and cultural life of the City of St. Thomas, with particular attention to arts and culture or education, and the natural environment, with consideration given to similar projects in Elgin County.
Donor Designated
Help the Homeless Donate Help the Homeless
Elgin Children's Foundation Fund Donate Established by the charitable organization as a permanent fund to ensure an ongoing source of support for their programs and operations
Family YMCA of St. Thomas - Elgin Endowment Fund Donate Established by a charitable organization as a permanent fund to ensure an ongoing source of support for their programs and operations
Howard and Alice Williams Fund Donate Guided by direction provided in their estate, this fund has a focus on specific charities under a general Education theme.
Pearce Williams United Church Christian Centre Endowment Fund Donate Established by a charitable organization as a permanent fund to ensure an ongoing source of support for their programs and operations
St. Thomas Elevated Park Fund Donate Help St. Thomas Elevated Park continue to grow.
YWCA of St. Thomas-Elgin Fund Donate Established by a charitable organization as a permanent fund to ensure an ongoing source of support for their programs and operations
Scholarship Funds
Active Living Scholarship Fund Donate Established by the OhiOntario International Friendship Games Association to support post secondary education in the area of physical activity.
Costello Music & Storytelling Scholarship Fund Donate Established by Mickey and Gerry Costello, this Fund celebrates talented music and storytelling performers from Elgin County through scholarship awards.
Dennis Redman Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate Support post secondary education in firefighting and emergency services
Elgin CFDC-Helen LeFrank Scholarship Fund Donate Provides an annual scholarship to recognize youth interested in a career in business and/or entrepreneurial disciplines.
St. Thomas Elgin Tourist Association Scholarship Fund Donate Awards annual scholarships for second year post secondary school education in a travel and tourism related area of study.
Managed Funds
Elgin County Railway Museum Managed Fund Donate Established to support restoration plan for the museum
Community
Southwold Community Fund Donate Established to attract donations and support charitable causes in the Township of Southwold.
Other Funds