Grantmaking with Peter Hoppe

Monday June 26, 2017 at Deer Creek from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for an informative session on grantmaking and an opportunity to ask our DCF Grants Committee questions regarding our application. This session is free to the first 50 registrants. DCF is grateful to Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility for donating the space for the session.

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group handsPhilanthropy Forum
Wednesday, October 5, 2017 – Deer Creek

Now in it’s fifth year, Philanthropy Forum is a great way to connect with other charities and nonprofits in our region. Our Committee is working on providing you with a great group of presenters and panelists to provide you with a full day of learning.

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DCF Walk for YOUR Cause
Sunday, October 29, 2017 – Deer Creek

walk for your charityDurham Community Foundation (DCF) is pleased to set up an annual walk and barbecue, so that you can raise for YOUR Charity OR YOUR Nonprofit, or help a local business raise funds for their favourite charity. Each participant pays $25 which includes the barbecue. Securing pledges, and commitment forms are the responsibility of each participating charity, non-profit and/or local business. We are grateful for the support of the Town of Ajax and Deer Creek for this year’s walk.

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free hugsRandom Act of Kindness Day®
Friday, November 3, 2017 – Region of Durham

A national initiative led by Community Foundations across Canada, and championed locally by Durham Community Foundation, Random Act of Kindness Day® is an opportunity to do something kind for someone else, to appreciate fellow citizens and for community building – it’s NOT about fundraising or giving money – just a day to celebrate kindness. Simple acts of kindness are endless; buy someone a coffee, congratulate someone on a job well done, or spend time with your neighbour.

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Giving TuesdayGiving Tuesday
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

GivingTuesday is the official kick off to the Canadian giving season. Celebrate, learn about, and support local organizations that work on causes close to your heart. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering your time, or helping your neighbour, GivingTuesday is a national movement for everyone who wants to pay it forward.


Community BreakfastCommunity Breakfast 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Deer Creek

On Tuesday December 7, 2017, Durham Community Foundation will profile charities that received grants in 2016 and announce charities receiving funding this year. We’ll also be connecting our donors, supporters and community leaders with these charities at a community breakfast. This is an invitation only event.

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