Inspiring giving to build

a vital community

for everyone.

Once again the Community Foundation is collaborating with Community Foundations of Canada, the Government of Canada, and individuals across the country to bring the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th granting program to Greater Peterborough.

Online applications open at 9 am on March 24th and close at 4 pm on April 24th.

More information see our Grant Seekers page


Mayor Bennett Giving Gala

Over 200 guests attended the sixth annual Mayor Bennett Giving Gala in support of the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough, held at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club on February 4, 2016.

The event raised $123,700, which will aid CFGP in the work that it does with local charities in all sectors throughout the City and County of Peterborough through local giving, grant making, and community development initiatives.

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for making this event a success. Images from the event can be found on our Facebook page.


Fourth Greater Peterborough Vital Signs® Report

The Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough (CFGP) released the 2016 edition of Greater Peterborough’s Vital Signs® October 6, 2016 during a launch event at The Mount Community Centre. 

Greater Peterborough’s Vital Signs® is used by many people and organizations in our community to educate, champion issues and bring people together to create change.

Greater Peterborough’s Vital Signs® 2016 is being distributed on October 6, 2016 as a four-page special section in the Peterborough Examiner.

The report is also available online at, and print copies can be picked up at the CFGP office.

Peterborough is one of 34 Community Foundations across the country releasing Vital Signs® reports during the week of October 3 - 7 as part of a national program coordinated by Community Foundations of Canada.

A special thank you to the 36 community partners who contributed to the Greater Peterborough Vital Signs® 2016 report and to Darren Murphy, who made the partnership with the Peterborough Examiner possible.