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Guelph Community Foundation (The)

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19 ; GCF
Office Phone 519-821-9216
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Primary Contact Jessica Barrie, Operations and Community Engagement Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Chris Willard, Executive Director; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Bev Watters, Volunteer Coordinator
Description (Site) Located in Old Quebec Street Mall, on the main level with PIN - The People and Information Network
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
Old Quebec Street Shoppes
55 Wyndham St N, Suite 4A - Main Level
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Quebec St
Mailing Address PO Box 1311 
Guelph, ON N1H 6N6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Encourages philanthropy and funding of charitable activities.
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: Office closed to the public. Staff are working regular hours and available by phone and e-mail. 
Helps make charitable giving easy, flexible and effective. 
* has in-depth knowledge of the community, its organizations, needs and opportunities 
* specialized knowledge about estate planning and ways donors can maximize the value of their charitable giving; these two areas of expertise are combined to help donors fulfill their charitable goals, maximize tax opportunities, and meet important needs in the community 
Earnings from the investment pool are used as grants to support local initiatives as they align with Vital Signs reporting.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * appointments outside of these hours can be arranged
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Donors - no restrictions 
Grant applicants - must be registered charities recognized by Canada Revenue Agency
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees Service - minimal administrative fee for funds management
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2000
Funding Interest earned off the main investment portfolio is granted back into the community as per need and direction.
Print Material Annual Report
Resources Member of Community Foundations of Canada (191 community foundations across Canada)
Service Categories Public Foundations