Community Impact Grants – Applications Now Available

At their 2015 MAR 25 meeting, the United Way Board of Directors approved the allocation of $50,000 for Community Impact Grants.

The purpose of Community Impact funding is to enable not-for-profit human service agencies and organizations to respond quickly and creatively to pressing human needs in our community.  In addition to supporting quick response, Community Impact Grants allow time to develop program sustainability where the need is ongoing.

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National Volunteer Week

“Time is free, but it’s priceless”- Harvey MacKay

We are truly privileged to have numerous, hardworking, skilled volunteers help us fulfill our mission of improving lives and building community in Chatham-Kent. April 12 to 18, 2015 is National Volunteer Week, and we would like to thank each of our volunteers for their dedicated service.

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2015-2016 Membership Application

(for the period 2015 APR 01 to 2016 MAR 31)
No Fee for 2015-2016

The undersigned hereby makes application for admission as a member of the Corporation, such application to take effect upon acceptance by the Board of Directors of the Corporation.

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The following is an excerpt from the By-Laws of the Corporation – approved by the General Membership at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 2013 APR 24. Read the rest of this entry »

10th Annual Chatham-Kent Amazing Race All-Star Edition

The 2015 Chatham-Kent Amazing Race will have a lot of familiar faces as the 10th year for the event is being billed as the “All-Star” Edition. In the first of a number of new exciting twists, racers from the previous nine years will be invited to sign up for the race before applications will be open to the general public.

Previous racers can sign up with their original partner, another race alumnus, or with a new partner to create their “All Star” team. The deadline for the “All Star” teams to submit an application is April 27, 2015. Only 40 teams will be accepted so do not hesitate to get your application in! If 40 applications have not been received by the deadline, applications will then be open to the public.

To apply online or download an application package visit

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Registration opens for first CKNN Conference

Registration for the first Chatham-Kent Nonprofit Network Spring conference is now open. This daylong event held at the John D. Bradley Centre on Friday, April 24, 2015 will bring together nonprofits and charities from all parts of Chatham-Kent.

The lineup of inspiring speakers includes representatives from Imagine Canada, Ontario Nonprofit Network, Pillar Nonprofit Network, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Chatham-Kent Police Service Community Mobilization Strategy and Chatham-Kent Police Community Safety and Well-Being Plan.

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