The Community Foundation makes grants to support a wide variety of projects and charities each year. We take a broad view of community and are proud to be a “360 degree grant provider, granting in all sectors of need to enhance the quality of life in our communities.

To date, the Community Foundation has provided $4.4 million in grants to 360+ unique organizations in Kingston & Area.

We offer five granting programs:

Community Grants Program

Our broadest, most diverse granting program which provides grants twice a year to support projects undertaken by charitable organizations in the greater Kingston area.

Regina Rosen Food First Fund

A monthly grant that is given to food providing and food security organizations in the community.

The Stark Family Fund

A yearly granting program that supports a broad spectrum of projects in Prince Edward County.

Nan Yeomans Grant for Artistic Development

An annual grant that helps promising young artists and/or artisans in the visual arts or to further their professional artistic growth.

The Sisters of Providence of St Vincent de Paul Community Impact Fund

A new granting program that seeks to achieve transformative, sustainable, systems-level change in two issue areas: (1) Help prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), mitigate the impacts of ACEs, and build resiliency generally in children, families, and our community at large; and (2) Reduce older adult’s social isolation and foster connection and belonging for older adults generally.

Community Foundation for Kingston & Area