Gifts that keep giving: Supporting your local community fund


submitted by NG Community Fund

As the holiday season approaches, the quest for the perfect gift under the tree begins. Amidst the flurry of shopping lists and wrapped surprises, there’s a special present that transcends materialism and brings lasting joy: supporting our local community through the North Grenville Community Fund.

But what exactly is a local Community Fund and why is it so important? The North Grenville Community Fund serves as a beacon of hope and support for the smaller charities and initiatives that form the backbone of our town. It’s a collective effort, a safety net, and a catalyst for positive change, ensuring that every corner of our community receives the assistance it deserves.

Through this fund, we empower organizations addressing a myriad of needs, from supporting families facing financial hardships to bolstering educational programs, fostering arts and culture, and aiding in environmental conservation efforts. Each donation—whether in the form of time, insurance policies, or monetary support—is a seed of transformation, contributing to the wellbeing and resilience of our town.

Some may wonder, “Can non-monetary contributions also make a difference?” Absolutely! Your time investment through volunteering or your decision to assign an insurance policy as a charitable gift both hold tremendous value. Beyond monetary donations, these alternative contributions are invaluable resources that can directly impact and support the North Grenville Community Fund’s initiatives.

This holiday season, let’s consider the gift that keeps on giving—the gift of supporting your local community. Your gift won’t sit still under the tree; it will transform lives, uplift spirits, and build a stronger, more resilient community for us all.

Join us in making a difference this holiday season. Whether it’s the spare change from your pocket, a few hours of volunteering, or the assignment of an insurance policy, every form of contribution counts. Let’s come together to create a brighter future for North Grenville, one gift at a time.

To make a donation, volunteer, or learn more about how you can contribute through alternative means, visit Along with the North Grenville Community Fund, on our website you will find that you can donate to a variety of local funds and foundations like the Beth Donovan Hospice, the Kemptville Youth Centre, the Children’s Mental Health Fund or one of the 100 Men/Women Who Care funds. 

This year, let the true spirit of the holidays shine by gifting hope, support, and change through our local Community Fund. Together, let’s make this holiday season truly magical for everyone in North Grenville.


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