Vital Signs Launch
The first Grey Bruce Vital Signs report was launched October 2016 at the Grey Bruce Health Unit

Community Foundation Grey Bruce

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Endowed Funds

Grey Highlands Community Fund
A fund that supports not-for-profit charitable projects and programs in Grey Highlands involving affordable housing, food banks, agriculture, recreation, seniors and education
Saugeen Shores Community Fund
Saugeen Shores Community Fund supports projects and programs of not-for-profit organizations that will enhance the lives of Saugeen Shores residents
Kincardine Community Fund
Kincardine Community Fund was created by the Municipality of Kincardine to support charitable organizations with the municipality
Meaford Community Fund
This Fund was created from the Estate of Rosa Roessle to support projects and programs of not for profit organizations in the Municipality of Meaford.
Owen Sound Community Fund
Formed as the Owen Sound 150th Anniversary Legacy Fund in 2008 after the 150th celebration of the founding of Owen Sound, this fund has be renamed as the Owen Sound Community Fund. It supports charitable projects and programs to enhance the quality of life for Owen Sound residents
Agnes Nairn Brown Endowed Fund
Set up in 1996 by an Owen Sound musician, Miss Agnes Brown, this Fund supports local music organizations and programs
Apple Harvest Craft Show Legacy Fund
Supports projects in the Municipality of Meaford
Arthur & Betsy Harrison Family Fund
Created in 2005, the Arthur and Betsy Harrison Family Fund provides scholarships for two Owen Sound secondary schools: The David Bowman Harrison Award for Excellence in Geography at West Hill Secondary School The Art & Betsy Harrison Memorial Award for Leadership in Community Development at OSCVI
Aspiring Healthcare Leaders Bursary Fund
A scholarship fund to support students from Grey Bruce enrolled in a qualified college or university program in the field of healthcare.
Baker Street Women's Club Endowed Fund
Supports the Grey Bruce Residential Hospice & The Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation
Bayshore Broadcasting Media Scholarship Fund
Scholarships to students from Grey or Bruce counties in post secondary programs in Radio, TV, Newspaper, Magazine, Internet, Journalism, entertainment, Media Sales, Broadcast engineering, Broadcast Production, or Film.
Ben Morris Memorial Fund
A memorial fund designated to support the Chatsworth Agricultural Society and Chatsworth Minor Sports.
Betty Isobel MacKay Endowment Fund
Foundation operations and fund advancement
Betty Mae Prettie Memorial Fund
Established in 2005, the Betty Mae Prettie Memorial Fund grants to the Kiwanis Festival of Music for presentation to deserving students at the intermediate level of piano
Bluewater Association for Lifelong Learning Fund
Support in need as determined by Community Foundation Grey Bruce
Bob & Marie Knapp Family Endowed Fund
In support of the Friends of Hibou Park
Bruce Grey Mentorship Endowment Fund Hanover & District
In fall 2015 a new Board and name change occurred (formerly Big Brothers Big Sisters Hanover). This Fund provides much needed program support for children in Hanover & District
Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory Endowed Fund
This fund provides ongoing financial support of the Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory, a research station at Cabot Head on the Bruce Peninsula that gathers migratory bird data during the spring and fall
Canadian Federation of University Women Owen Sound Club Fund
Scholarship funds to women in the Owen Sound area
Canadian Federation of University Women Saugeen Club Fund
Established in 2007 by the Saugeen Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women, this fund provides scholarships for female students of the high schools of Chesley, Hanover and Walkerton, exhibiting high academic standing as well as participating in school and community activities
Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce Endowed Fund
This Fund was created to support ongoing operations of Grey Bruce branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
CFOS/Sun Times Christmas Broadcast Fund
Each year,CFOS Radio and The sun Times newspaper hold alive Christmas Broadcast, inviting Grey & Bruce residents to participate and to donate. The resulting Fund was established to assist children, the elderly and families and/or other interests identified by the donors.
Chamberlain Family Fund
Created in 2003, the Chamberlain Family Fund supports the Community Foundation Grey Bruce by directing earnings to its operations
Children's Fund Grey Bruce Endowment Fund
Established to promote the emotional and physical well-being, treatment and educational advancement of children with exceptionalities through grants to benefiting programs by selected groups and organizations
Chippewas First Nation People's Scholarship Ednowed Fund
Supports First Nation People's education scholarship
Cindy Davidson Memorial Bursary Fund
Bursary to a student in need from Grey or Bruce Counties pursuing post-secondary literacy-related studies at college or university
Clarence "Flea" & Marjorie Christie Endowed Fund
Colleen Lantz Memorial Bursary Fund
Support of a bursary to a student in need from Grey or Bruce Counties pursuing post-secondary physical education or physical health related studies.
Community Foundation Grey Bruce Operating Fund
Foundation operations
Donald M. Bumstead Endowed Fund
In support of children at risk and/or food banks in Grey County
Dr. Goldie & Eileen Gray Memorial Scholarship Endowed Fund
Two awards annually, one for a full-time male and one for a full-time female graduating from Grade 12 at Grey Highlands Secondary School, who have demonstrated the following interests and aptitudes: a) Commitment to community through broad volunteerism and/or activism, beyond the requirements of 40 hours of volunteer time, qualified through at least one letter of reference from a relevant community organization;b) Consistent commitment to athletics over the past four years; c) Broad academic achievement.
Dr. James & Charmaine Leeson & Family Endowed Fund
This fund supports students pursuing studies in medicine(Doctor or Nursing) with a preference for studies at Western University.
Edouard Bartlett Bursary Endowed Fund
In honour of Ed Barlett's influence in Owen Sound's music community for more than five decades, this fund will provide an award to deserving music students in the Georgian Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra
Elgin and Jean Rouse Endowment Fund
Established in 2003 by Mr. & Mrs. Rouse, the income from this Fund is directed to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada for use in Grey & Bruce, CNIB for the Lake Joseph Camp, Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Endowment Fund, Sarawak United Church, and Canadian Cancer Society for use in Grey & Bruce
Ernestine McKenna Endowment Fund
Support of in need
Eva Leflar Donor Advised Endowment Fund
Eva Leflar, a founding member of the Community Foundation, established this Fund for in-need projects and programs as identified by Community Foundation Grey Bruce and her Donor-Advisors
Eva Leflar Foundation Community Fund
Miss Eva Leflar was the first donor to the Foundation under the Community Fund. The Fund's purpose is to support social services,physical fitness and community activities, environmental conservation, other charities, promote arts & culture, medical services, encourage heritage preservation and/or as needed.
F.T. Hill Memorial Endowed Fund for the Advancement of Industry
Markdale Chamber of Commerce established this Fund to promote industry and commerce within the Village of Markdale or within 3.2 kilometres of the Village
Founders and Builders Fund
Established to supply income for operations of Community Foundation Grey Bruce, this Fund pools donations from supporters of the Foundation to maintain sustainability
George Anderson Endowed Fund
Scholarship for Lucknow area student
Georgian Bay Symphony Endowed Fund
The Georgian Bay Symphony Endowed fund was created to provide financial support for ongoing Symphony projects and operations
Georgian Sound Big Band Music Scholarship Endowed Fund
Funding to support music scholarship(s). The award will support a minimum of one annual distribution $500 minimum to a maximum of $2,000 at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee of Georgian Sound Big Band to a graduating student from one of the 7 high schools in Grey and Simcoe Counties.
Glady's Head Cramp Endowed Fund
Supporting programs for children, the elderly and/or music
Great Lakes Environmental Endowed Fund
Designed to support local environmental initiatives and programs including promotion of land use planning, wetlands preservation and restoration, dune protection, encouragement of public access, protection and restoration of ecological health of beaches, and restoration of natural habitats
Grey Bruce Community Care Access Centre Education Fund
Employees of the local Community Care Access Centre that reside in Grey and Bruce Counties benefit from this Fund for furthering their education
Grey Bruce Foundation Community Fund General
Support of grants for yearly determined needs
Grey Bruce Health Services Staff Scholarship Endowed Fund
A Scholarship fund for a grade 10 student from each of the Owen Sound Secondary Schools who display aptitude in both the sciences and humanities
Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy Endowment Fund
Support pastoral care at hospitals in the Grey Bruce area
Grey Bruce Home Builders and Trades Association Education Bursary
Help for students seeking post-secondary education through apprenticeship or workplace training.
Grey County History Endowed Fund
The Grey County History Fund provides income for Grey County Historical Society operations, creating sustainability for the organization. The Society preserves and records life and history events in the past and present times in Grey County.
Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music Endowed Fund
Established in 2005, this Fund provides income to assist with programs and awards at the yearly Festival of Music which brings school children from the area together for a wide scope of musical competition
Grey Granite Curling Club Endowed Fund
Grey Highlands Alumni Memorial Endowment Fund
Created in 2002, this fund was established to provide an ongoing source of revenue to support and enhance services provided by student groups at Grey Highlands Secondary School located in Flesherton, Ontario
Huron Feathers Day Camp Endowed Fund
Ongoing support for Huron Feathers Day Camp
Jean Medley Sweetwater Memorial Fund
Benefits from the Jean Medley SweetWater Memorial Fund will be made available to promising and deserving students in Grey and Bruce Counties, to enhance their classical music skills through appropriate instruction.
Jean Walker & Marjorie Mole (nee Walker) Endowed Fund
Jill Porter Memorial Endowed Fund
A fund in memory of Jill Porter that will support those in need as advised by the fund's donor-advisors
Jordan Fawcett Memorial Endowed Fund
A fund created, in memory of Jordan Fawcett, to sponsor two basketball athletes from Grey Highlands Secondary School to Celtic Sports Camp, and also support sports related projects within the community. View webpage at
Joseph & Marilyn Hunt Endowed Fund
Supporting local initiatives
Ken and Cheryl Morrison Family Everlasting Fund
Created by Ken and Cheryl Morrison in 2006, the Morrison Family Fund supports people with spinal cord injuries.
Keystone Child Youth & Family Services Grey Bruce Endowment Fund
Designed to sustain child and youth support programs through Keystone Child Youth & Family Services
Kimberley J. West Endowment Fund
Supports children's education in the Grey Bruce area. This award is anticipated to be distributed for the first time in 2017.
Larry & Darlene Miller Agricultural Bursary Endowed Fund
The Larry & Darlene Miller Agricultural Bursary Fund award will support agricultural and agri-food studies and/or animal science or animal biology including genetics and/or food safety.
Laura Bouchard Endowment Fund
Support in need
Leith Summer Festival Endowment Fund
Funding to support the Operations of the Leith Summer Festival. In keeping with their mission for the creation or production and presentation of professional artistic works and.or the training of professional artists.
Lyle & Isabelle Love Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Endowed Fund
To benefit female apprentices in Owen Sound and/or Grey County
Lyman "Red" Cady Endowed Fund
Supporting the Grey Bruce Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce
Marg & Don Capel Legacy Peace Labyrinth Endowed Fund
Encouraged by the public's need for a place to reflect, relax and rejuvenate, the late Marg Capel directed the income from this Fund to sustain the Owen Sound Peace Labyrinth located behind Georgian Shores United Church
Margaret Norquay Endowment Fund
As a small museum in Flesherton, Ontario with limited funding, the South Grey Museum receives the earnings from this Fund for programs and projects thanks to Mrs. Norquay's interest in local history
Marilyn Helen Fortune Endowed Fund
This fund supports residential hospice care in the Municipality of Brockton. General palliative care or hospice in Brockton. Medical health and support for public in Brockton.
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Marine Heritage Society Chantry Island Endowment Fund
Created in 2008, this fund provides funding to the Marine Heritage Society in Saugeen Shores for special projects and support of Chantry Island
Marjorie & Norman (Mac) Gingrich Endowed Fund
Supporting graduate(s) from high school in Grey and Bruce Counties accepted in Science/Research at University. As well, 2nd or 3rd year University student from Grey and Bruce Counties working to acquire a BSC in Science/Research Program.
Marjorie Gingrich Grey Bruce Hospice Support Endowed Fund
Support Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce
McMillan & Roberts Family Endowed Fund
Apprenticeship programs for student(s) who require financial assistance from St. Mary's High School Owen Sound in Carpentry, Plumbing or Electrical
Michael O'Hara Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created after the death of a fellow team member, this Fund provides scholarships to selected post secondary students who are members of the Grey Bruce Highlanders Midget Hockey Club
Milton Sellwood and Jean Semple Endowment Fund
In support of Sick Kids Hospital Toronto, Canadian Cancer Society (Grey/Bruce), CNIB (Grey/Bruce), Grey Bruce Regional Health Services Foundation
Milton Sellwood and Jean Semple Endowment Fund
In support of Kiwanis Festival of Music (Grey/Bruce)
MLB Endowment Fund
Created by an anonymous donor in 2000, the MLB Fund was directed to support the Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre Foundation, Princess Margaret's Hospital cancer research program, the Salvation Army Owen Sound division and the First United Church in Owen Sound.
Noble Family Endowed Fund
The earnings from this fund, which was created by Percy & Kathleen Noble in 1995, are directed to support minor sports for boys and girls in the smaller communities outside of Owen Sound with priority to Shallow Lake, Hepworth, Allenford and Southampton
Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation Fund
This fund supports youth and children programs in recreation, arts and culture
OSCVI Student Support Endowment Fund
The OSCVI Alumni Association established this Fund to provide an ongoing source of revenue in support of students and student activities at the OSCVI
Our Kids Bruce Grey Summer Camp Endowed Fund Fund
Our Kids Bruce Grey Foundation (formerly Children's Aid Society of Owen Sound and the County of Grey) established an endowment to provide income for their Send a Kid to Camp program, the Bursary fund and other recreational activity or special needs programs
Our Kids Grey Bruce Educational Support Endowed Fund
Specifically to support Educational Support to Our Kids Bruce Grey
Our Kids Grey Bruce Emerging Needs Endowed Fund
Specifically to support Emerging Needs of Our Kids Grey Bruce
Our Kids Grey Bruce Winter Warmth Endowed Fund
Specifically to support winter warmth of Our Kids Bruce Grey
Our Kids Grey Bruce Youth Recreation Endowed Fund
Specifically to support Youth Recreation of Our Kids Bruce Grey
Ovid & Verona Jackson Job Creation & Innovation Fund
Local job creation and innovation
Owen Sound & North Grey Public Library Fund
By supporting the operations and programs of the Library, this Fund ensures sustainability in the future for this regional library
Owen Sound Crisis Pregnancy Centre Endowed Fund
Owen Sound Crisis Pregnancy Centre receives the earnings form this Fund for ongoing support of the Centre and assistance to its clients who are often single mothers
Owen Sound Family Physician Recruitment Endowment Fund
Support of Doctor recruitment program
Owen Sound Farmer's Market Agricultural Bursary Fund
For students from Grey Bruce attending university, college or enrolled in apprenticeship programs or workplace programs in agricultural studies.
Owen Sound Golf & Country Club Bursary Fund
Apprenticeship programs in golf industry or professional recreation studies
Owen Sound Lacrosse Endowed Fund
In support of senior, junior and minor lacrosse in Owen Sound
Owen Sound Little Theatre, Aly Boltman Endowed Fund
OSLT/Roxy Theatre operations
Patricia Morris Senior to Senior Relief Endowed Fund
Supports the protection, assistance and support of independent and in-need senior citizens in Grey Bruce
Paul & Dawn Dossman Family Everlasting Fund
Friends, business associates and family created this fund in memory of Paul Dossman. The Fund will support scholarships for Grey County students entering post secondary automotive programs.
Paul Martin Smart & Caring Endowed Fund
A scholarship and a bursary for students in the AYEP program at Saugeen District Secondary School.
Port Elgin Cenotaph Endowed Fund
To provide sustainability for the upkeep of the Port Elgin Cenotaph, this fund was established in 2007
R & J Shouldice Endowed Fund
Created by Rob & June Shouldice, this Fund is directed to local charities including Camp Presqu'ile, Scenic Order of Good Cheer and Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce.
Rebecca Eaton Music Bursary Endowed Fund
Aiding Grey Bruce adults and/or youth pursuing musical education
Red & Lorraine Leckie Camp Quality Fund
Family and friends of the late Red Leckie decided to support the cause dearest to his heart - Camp Quality at Priceville, Ontario - with income from a Fund directed to support the Camp
Robert Rix Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships to high school level students at the Peninsula Shores District School in Wiarton
Roberta Brignell Endowment Fund
Supporting deserving students entering a Practical Nursing or Personal Support Worker program
Saugeen Cottagers Endowed Fund
For academic and career preparation at Georgian College for Saugeen First Nation Band Members.
Saugeen First Nation Band #29 Endowed Education Fund
Supports First Nation education bursary
Saugeen Home Builders Trade Association Education Bursary Fund
Fund supports students seeking post-secondary education through apprenticeship or workplace training.
Shoppers Drug Mart Endowment Fund
Growing through donations to the Tree of Life campaign, the income of this Fund is designated to address women's health issues in Grey and Bruce Counties
Smart & Caring Communities Endowed Fund
Support of education initiatives
Sources of Knowledge Endowed Fund
To provide support the Sources of Knowledge program
South Grey Bruce Youth Literacy Council Endowment Fund
An endowed Fund to support ongoing operations of the South Bruce Grey Youth Literacy Council
South Grey Museum Founders Fund
Southampton Arts Centre Endowment Fund
This Fund was created to provide educational and cultural activities in association with the Southampton Art School & Gallery for the benefit of the public and for the residents of Saugeen Shores and surrounding communities.
Stewardship Grey Bruce Endowed Fund
Established in 2008 as Bruce Resource Stewardship Network, this Fund supports projects that enrich the natural environment: -forestry projects such as tree planting -fish and wildlife projects, such as trail, boardwalk construction and habitat improvement -educational projects such as the Children's Water Festival and Regionald Envirothon
Stewart Fleming Youth Action Endowed Fund
The earned income from this fund is granted to charitable groups or organizations for programs that develop youth leadership potential, enhance social conscience, ethical and moral values and spiritual understanding of the youth of Owen Sound.
Summerfolk Endowment Fund
Created by the Georgian Bay Folk Society, this fund will support the annual Summerfolk music festival held in Owen Sound each August. The Folk Society is pleased to announce...
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Swing Your Sticks Endowment Fund
Designated in 2007, this fund supports people with spinal cord injuries by directing the income from an annual fundraising golf tournament.
Sydenham Agricultural Society Endowed Fund
Created in 2007, this Fund supports programs, projects, educational awareness of agriculture and awards for children at Sydenham School in conjunction with the annual Fall Fair
The Lawrence Family Endowed Fund
Tom M. Williams Endowment Fund
A long time employee of the city of Owen Sound, Tom Williams designated money in his estate to set up a Fund for maintenance, upkeep and improvements to the Tom Williams Ball Park and to the Owen Sound Harbour development.
Tom Norris Helping the Kids Legacy Endowment Fund
The late Tom Norris was well-known in Wiarton, especially for his generosity to families with children in need. His legacy lives on with this Fund to be used to help children with special needs on the Bruce Peninsula
Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery Fund
Supporting ongoing projects and programs at the gallery which is named in honour of local famed artist Tom Thomson, this fund will enhance the Arts in Owen Sound.
True Sport Endowment Fund
Providing grants to sports and recreational groups in Grey & Bruce Counties who follow the True Sport Principles.
United Way of Bruce Grey Agency Endowed Fund
Established in 2007, this fund provides ongoing funding for operations and projects of the United Way Bruce Grey
W. Gordon Little Endowment Fund
Supports Foundation operations
Wes for Youth Endowment Fund
An endowed fund to provide ongoing operational support for the Wes for Youth crisis and counseling for High School aged youth in Grey & Bruce
Wikwemikong First Nation Endowed Education Fund
Supports First Nation People's education scholarship
Women's Centre Shelter Owen Sound Endowed Fund
Ongoing support of the Owen Sound shelter of The Women's Centre (Grey & Bruce)


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