Who We Are
The Lindsay Memorial Foundation is a small, private, not-for-profit charitable foundation created under Federal Charter in 1972, and dedicated to the older adult population. No funds are solicited. Disbursement funding comes from income earned on investments.
FUNDS ARE DISBURSED ONCE A YEAR IN NOVEMBER. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY SEPTEMBER 15th, in order to be considered for grant funding.
Applications for funding are reviewed by a Board of Directors who follows pre-established criteria and policy for disbursement.
* Please use the on-line Application Form only – thank you.
To operate exclusively as a charitable organization for the sole purposes of providing funding to organizations/programs that focus on relieving poverty, advancing education, promoting health, lessening isolation and loneliness, and improving the quality of life of older adults. To furnish funds for the care, treatment and support of any such persons, to any charitable organization that is a qualified donee as described in subsection 149.1 (1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
PRESIDENT – Jan Lariviere
Retired nursing professional with experience in family nursing, education, literacy, and project management.
VICE-PRESIDENT – Jean McLaughlin
Retired nursing professional with experience in pediatric rehabilitation and multidisciplinary team coordination.
TREASURER – Jennifer Hawke
Retired nursing professional with experience in paediatrics and geriatrics.
SECRETARY – Janet Grassby Cholette
Retired nursing professional. Worked with children with physical challenges. Volunteer facilitator: “Good Grief Workshops” for Children and Adolescents.