Key Points
A STRONG NETWORK
CREATE YOUR LEGACY
COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS
A STRONG NETWORK
CREATE YOUR LEGACY
COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS
A STRONG NETWORK
Main focus is to strengthen the local philanthropic network by linking people who care with the creation of lasting legacies that address gaps in local human services, public infrastructure and community economic development.
FILLING THE GAPS
Filling current gaps in available support, avoiding duplication with other community programs, with an interest in:
ECONOMIC & EMPLOYMENT
employment training, skills development and economic development
COMMUNITY
poverty, homelessness, disability support and refugee assistance
ENVIRONMENT
environmental projects, education research and program development
THE ARTS
education, public awareness, festivals, performances and displays
HEALTH
research, support and non-funded community services
The Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes boasts the financial commitment of 100% of its Board of Directors.
CREATE YOUR OWN LEGACY
Choosing where to invest your charitable dollars is personal. It is a reflection of your core values. Your community foundation provides innovative opportunities to invest in the people and needs of Kawartha Lakes, by creating legacy funds that build prosperity now and for future generations.
START A FUND
Once committed to start your fund, our financial team works closely with you to align your values, goals and vision with the community’s needs to make your gift as impactful as possible. Drawing on our knowledge of current community “gaps” and our vast network of charitable organizations, we can help identify opportunities and solutions that will make a difference in the causes that matter most to you.
Maximize your philanthropic impact without the administrative hassle and cost of establishing a private foundation. We offer a suite of options tailored to your needs – your charitable interests, your time horizon, and your degree of involvement.
We are committed to helping you make the right choices for you, your family, and your community. Your philanthropy matters and our expert team will work with you to make the most of it. Getting started is easy.
“The Edmonton Community Foundation created a fund for a donor putting more than $160 million to work in local communities; the largest contribution to a community foundation in Canadian history! – ” CBC News, 2017
What can you do to help in Kawartha Lakes in a lasting way that reflects your interests and celebrates who you are?
Uniquely, you are limited only by your imagination.
PROFESSIONAL FUNDS MANAGEMENT
As a contributor, you can count on the business professionalism, community knowledge and financial expertise of the Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes to provide sound financial and administrative management of your gift. Funds are invested carefully to minimize risk and cost while maximizing return. Successful financial services are partners in our team to help grow your charitable fund and pool partnerorganizations’ funds to grow their own foundations.
MEET WITH US
There are many needs to address and countless ways to leave a lasting, local legacy. A Foundation advisor will meet with you, your financial advisor and accountant to personalize your legacy and maximize its benefits to both you and the community. Whatever your charitable objectives may be, we have an appropriate vehicle to make them happen. By partnering with us, you can fulfill your financial goals, make a difference and leave a meaningful, lasting legacy in our community. Come in and meet with us today!
COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS
There are more than 190 community foundations in 85% of communities across Canada with some $5 billion currently under management invested to help people and build stronger communities. Community Foundations play a crucial role in how people give back where communities need it most.
We connect people, families and companies with causes that inspire them. We pool resources, knowledge and expertise, working with other local charities for even greater impact. And we help donors realize their philanthropic goals by matching their interests with community needs and finding innovative ways to make every donation count.
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