MESSAGE FROM President of the
The Foundation aims to work with the donor community to secure the resources necessary to support activities that benefit the Regiment, its members whether in uniform or retired, and the communities in which they work and live. Your support as donors and fundraisers is both encouraged and appreciated.
On behalf of your Foundation, I sincerely thank you for your donations and support over the years and look forward to continuing our journey to support the Regiment and our communities.
Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Gourdji, MSC, CD, retired.
President, Canadian Grenadier Guards Foundation
The Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of directors chaired by the Honorary Colonel. Its officers include a President, Vice-President and Secretary/treasurer elected by the board.
As a registered charity, the foundation receives donations in cash and in-kind and through bequests from members of the Regimental Family, the business community and friends of The Regiment. Donors can designate their gifts to specific projects or areas of interest.
Generally, funds are disbursed annually for their designated purpose. Funds designated for endowments by donors and those internally restricted by the Board are invested and only the investment returns expended on designated projects and events.
How we support the Regiment and the Community
While the Foundation may initiate fundraising projects, it can equally support qualified projects / activities proposed by any member of the Regimental Family
The following programs have been established: