Southgate Community Fund Seeks New Members
The Southgate Community Fund will enrich the quality of life for the people in the Township of Southgate through support of community projects, programs, and charities. The Southgate Community Fund (SCF) is a permanent endowed community fund, managed by Community Foundation of Grey Bruce (CFGB). The Southgate Community Fund Management Committee has been created to further the goals of creating a sustainable granting system for non-profit groups within the Township.
The SCF Management Committee is seeking five to seven (5 to 7) members of the Southgate Community. The length of term for members on the SCF Management Committee will be three (3) year staggered terms with optional reappointment.
The SCF Management Committee will meet as required (no less than 4 times annually) to develop opportunities to increase the Southgate Community Fund. Interested candidates, with professional or volunteer experience, and/or knowledge of philanthropy, fund development, or marketing and communications, are encouraged to apply.
Apply by May 9, 2021. Please submit a written expression of interest including relevant qualifications and previous community service to the attention of the Southgate Community Fund Management Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Foundation Grey Bruce manages six community funds for the communities of Grey Highlands, Kincardine, Meaford, Owen Sound, Saugeen Shores and Southgate. Created in 1994, CFGB has a mandate to enhance community vitality by fostering open discussion about local need, sharing knowledge, and growing endowments to provide strategic granting and support to a wide range of non-profit organizations. More than $5.29 million has been distributed since CFGB began making grants in 1994. In 2020, approximately $1 million in grants were awarded to regional charities and non-profits.