About the Headingley Community Foundation
The Headingley Community Foundation Inc. is a collection of funds and resources given by caring citizens and businesses that have chosen to help make their community a better place to live, now and in the future….
The Foundation serves as a “philanthropic partner” for people wishing to establish a permanent, yet flexible, method to handle current and future charitable gifts. This is done through the creation of endowment funds, the earnings of which support innovative projects and organizations within the community.
Realizing community dreams through philanthropy.
To connect a caring community with causes that matter by promoting philanthropy, creating partnerships and by supporting diverse charitable organizations.
Benefits to the Community
The Headingley Community Foundation Inc. is a flexible organization through which donors can help a variety of community needs. Donors can establish their own fund to assist a specific area of interest or charity…or may choose to support one of the Foundation’s existing funds. We also help donors target their dollars toward projects that meet Headingley’s most pressing challenges and opportunities. We believe that by strengthening community organizations, we strengthen our community as a whole.
Donors derive many benefits by giving to their community through the Headingley Community Foundation Inc.
We can design a program to help donors achieve their charitable goals.
We honour and protect the charitable intentions of our donors in perpetuity.
We know the community, its needs and assets. We work closely with community organizations to improve community life and make things better.
The donor may add gifts of any size to the fund at any time.
As a registered charity, we provide official receipts that offer maximum tax advantages.
We are governed by a Board of Directors, the majority of who are Headingley residents.
The Headingley Community Foundation Inc. provides annual reports to the community that give an overview of operations, financials, grant recipients, and donors.
The Headingley Community Foundation Inc. provides a Statement of Financial Position Report, including a Statement of Operations and Changes in Fund Balances for the year.