Create Your Own Fund

Start a fund that reflects your values and your goals. Support it all or pinpoint your focus. Take a backseat or the driver's seat. It's your fund. For Good. Forever.

Glenda Dean
Glenda Dean's parents lived modestly but created the Brooke Family Fund to support causes that were important to them.

What is an Endowment Fund?

Establishing an endowment fund is like opening an investment account for our community. Contributions are permanently invested and a portion of the income is distributed to local registered charities determined by our Spending Policy and Fee Policy.

What matters most to you?

  • Community Building

    Address our community’s immediate and future needs. Funds respond to grant applications received through the Foundation’s Community Grants program.
  • Field of Interest

    Make a lasting impact on a specific community need or interest area that is important to you.
  • Donor Designated

    Provide stable and lasting support to the charitable organization(s) of your choice.
  • Donor-Advised

    Support projects or programs you find meaningful. You take on an active role in the decision making process year upon year.
  • Scholarship

    Help generations of local students pursue their educational dreams for the future.
  • Agency

    Help a registered charitable organization establish a source of stable and lasting revenue.

To discuss what giving options work for you, please contact our Donor Services Team.


You can access your fund information securely online any time through DonorFirst™. You can find details particular to your fund, manage your giving and granting, and stay informed.

Watch this short video to learn more about DonorFirst™.

Promote and Grow Your Fund

When you build your fund, it ensures a brighter future for our entire community. We can help you realize your goal of increased awareness and gifts to your fund.

We have many resources to help you promote your fund available through the Fundholder Login. For a summary of how we can help, see Special Events – How can The Foundation support you [PDF].

We look forward to assisting you!

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How Can We Help?

Pauline Emerson-Froebe

Pauline Emerson-Froebe

Donor Services Administrative Coordinator
(toll free 1-877-974-3631)
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