New DARKSPARK Fund held at the Community Foundation

New DARKSPARK Fund held at the Community Foundation

“Their mission is to use arts-based teaching to empower and educate Canadian youth…” Have you heard of DARKSPARK?  I hadn’t until a few months ago when we were approached about establishing a fund for them to support their programming. Having now...

The Spire Capital and Development Fund

“Welcome to a new endowment to support a notable Kingston landmark and community hub – the Sydenham Street United Church building – now known as The Spire.“ We are pleased to welcome The Spire Capital and Development Fund to our family of...
John Gerretsen Award Recipient 2017

John Gerretsen Award Recipient 2017

“The purpose of the John Gerretsen Youth Leadership Award is to support young leaders as they strive to develop their potential.” The recipient of this year’s John Gerretsen Youth Leadership Award is Grade 11 student Jacob Laframboise from Holy Cross...
New Loving Spoonful Fund

New Loving Spoonful Fund

“Just in time for his 95th birthday, Kingston man creates Endowment Fund for Loving Spoonful” What a way to celebrate!  Just before his 95th birthday, Mr. Hans Blaser of Kingston has single-handedly created an endowment fund to support fresh food and...
New Fund will help share music with the Community

New Fund will help share music with the Community

“We are pleased to welcome Canta Arya School for Strings to the Community Foundation family of funds” Canta Ayra School for Strings celebrates their 15th anniversary in the Kingston community this year, and they used the occasion to announce the...