|Record #: GCL0404||Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021||Last Full Update: 20 Jan 2021|
|Public Comments||The Children's Foundation administers the Children's Foundation Grants which help children from low income families to access recreational programs.|
|Alternate Name||CFGW ; Childrens Foundation of Guelph & Wellington ; CV19|
|Primary Contact||Brenda Walsh, Outreach and Volunteer Manager; Phone: 519-826-9551 ext 21; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Emma Rogers, CEO; Phone: 519-826-9551 ext 24; Email: email@example.com|
|Description (Site)||Guelph-Downtown Area|
|Located In Community||Guelph|
|Address & Map||
87 Waterloo Ave
Guelph, ON N1H 3H6
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|Intersection||Glasgow St and Waterloo Ave|
|Physical Access||Partially Accessible ; Parking - Accessible ; Entrance - Not Accessible ; Washroom - Not Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Agency)||Organization that helps children to reach their full potential.|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 Update: Staff are working offsite until further notice. Services continue via telephone and e-mail.
In response to the pandemic, The Children's Foundation is offering two temporary initiatives to assist families during this emergency
* Free to Grow at Home -- recreational kits for physical and creative play and learning at home
* Fresh Food for Kids -- partnerships with local organizations in Guelph, Wellington, and Dufferin to provide families, children and youth with nutritious food.
See COVID-19 Support for more information.
NOTE: Recommended safety protocols are being used when packaging and delivering all recreational kits and food supplies.
Assists low income families through four programs:
* Food and Friends - student nutrition programs
* Adopt-A-Family - holiday program
* Free to Grow - sports, cultural and recreational activities
* scholarship programs - post-secondary financial assistance
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm|
|Areas Served||Dufferin County ; Guelph ; Wellington County|
|Eligibility||Some programs require an application showing documented financial need. Call for information.|
|Application||Call or visit website for information|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations - corporate and private ; also through special event management, direct mail campaigns and proposals to other Foundations|
|Service Categories||Holiday Adoption Programs ; Outreach Programs ~ Nutrition Issues ; Public Foundations ~ Children's Issues ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ; Student Financial Aid|