What We Fund

The Foundation seeks to support innovative and measurable initiatives that align with its mission and vision. It will generally consider donations up to $50,000 but will participate in matching funds projects.

Our three areas of impact are:

  • Research
  • Equipment
  • Outreach

Examples of outreach include education of the blind and visually impaired, public awareness, physical aids and transportation.

The Foundation seeks to fund Canadian:

  • Health and research institutions
  • Educational institutions
  • Community organizations
  • Sport and recreation facilities offering programs for the visually impaired

The Foundation will not consider funding:

  • Unrestricted funding requests
  • Multi-year projects or programs
  • Annual or general campaign solicitations
  • Automatic donation renewals
  • Individuals
  • Deficit operational funding
  • Foreign projects of a Canadian qualifying entity

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The Whitearn Foundation

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