Everything we do is designed to help build more vibrant, healthy and resilient communities across Elgin County


With the partnership of caring local people, we invest in community based solutions that create meaningful and lasting impacts.

Every year we fund student scholarships and dozens of innovative projects – with grants large and small – in areas such as arts and culture, education, children and youth, environment, recreation, animal welfare, community health and social services.

To learn more or to donate, visit the Donors section. Remember the Community Fund when you are considering a donation!

We are a member in good standing of Community Foundations of Canada, one of the fastest growing charitable movements building community vitality with 191 members.

Good news!

Founding Chair, and current Board Chair of the Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation, Elaine McGregor-Morris was honoured with a 2017 Canada 150 Award under the Railway City Big Top, in a wonderful event organized by the offices of MP Karen Vecchio and MPP Jeff Yurek.

Click on this image to view our 2016 Annual Report.

Grant Stories

We are pleased to announce our 2017 Scholarship Awards!

Scholarships to students across Elgin County! Congratulations All!

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Donor Stories

A War Bride came to a Glanworth farm, where she lost her home to fire and her husband too early.

But she never lost her love of life, including ballet ...

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CASO Donation

A $10,000 from CFC 150th Fund and The Sweetgrass Fund of the Elgin Community Foundation ...

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