Established by a volunteer-led community group, the goal of this Endowed Fund is to increase the urban canopy in Kawartha Lakes, through citizen led projects focused on planting trees and creating valuable green canopies across all communities in Kawartha Lakes. Launched in August 2020, this goal will be achieved through founding principles in Education, Advocacy, Execution and Community Integration.

The inaugural Canopy Project is at the Boys and Girls Club of Kawartha Lakes. The completion of this Project will improve the diversity and coverage of the urban canopy on the 7-acre site on Lindsay Street South, Lindsay Ontario, which is a hub for families, fully accessible to the public, and connected to urban and rural trails.

Watch for new Canopy Projects coming soon.


EDUCATION: Presenting hands-on programs and curricula — for children of all ages on the importance of trees to our environment, our overall health and well-being

ADVOCACY: Supporting policies that protect the urban canopy to all, through discussion and communications

EXECUTION: Executing citizen led projects and partner with organizations to protect, improve and increase the urban canopy in Kawartha Lakes

COMMUNITY INTEGRATION: Connecting citizens and collaborating with organizations, businesses, academics, and local experts

~ Transparency ~Open Source ~ Youth-Centred ~ Social Justice Driven ~

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Cheques can be issued to COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF KAWARTHA LAKES and mailed to:
Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes
Suite 211- 189 Kent Street West
Lindsay, ON K9V 5G6

For other Accepted Gifts, including Gifts of Appreciated Securities, Insurance or Gifts of other Assets, please call to arrange an appointment with an Advisor.

Thank You for your consideration to the Canopy Project Kawartha Lakes