744,000 provided to projects in Southwestern Ontario for community-led infrastructure projects as part of the Government of Canada’s Healthy Communities Initiative As Canadians continue to adapt to the realities of COVID-19, local governments and community partners across the country are adapting their spaces and services to keep residents safe and healthy, support economic recovery, create… Continue reading Canada Healthy Communities Initiative
Program Highlights During the in-class JA Economics for Success program, students used games and multimedia to: Learn why it’s important to stay in school and explore post-secondary options Gain an understanding of what life is like after high school Map their interests, skills, and passions to possible careers Learn how to network, identify a mentor,… Continue reading Junior Achievement South Western Ontario Program Feedback
We are proud to have partnered with Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in the Town of Aylmer, Municipality of Bayham and the Township of Malahide. Launched on May 19, 2020, we’ve invested $40,000 through the ECSF towards local charities and… Continue reading Emergency Community Support Funding Allocated Locally
AACF Board member, Harvey Tribe received a donation cheque from Dennis O'Neil of O'Neil's Fine Jewellery. Each year, Dennis and Lana sell one-of-a-kind, collectible ornaments with the proceeds going to the Aylmer Area Community Foundation. Thanks to O'Neil's Fine Jewellery for your continued support.
People Who Make a Difference! YOUTH AWARDS EMMA WOLF -Emma is a grade 3 student at McGregor Public School. She consistently helps others with various tasks a daily basis in the classroom, assists others with problem solving in the classroom and the school yard. She manages the computer tech in the classroom and is always the first to offer… Continue reading 2018 Award Recipients
Join us in Palmer Park as we light the parks for the Christmas season! Everyone welcome on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 6:30pm. Thanks to Aylmer RBC and Miller's Valu mart for their contributions to the lighting.
The youth summer day camps are a great way for your kids to get out of the house, have some fun with other children and be engaged in activities. We are fortunate to have a great local community complex. Also, don't forget to mark your calendar for the Canada Day celebrations at the East Elgin… Continue reading Summer Day Camp & Canada Day 2018
The Lighting of the parks is a true community project. Volunteers worked many hours to set up over 16,000 lights. Contributors to Aylmer’s downtown Christmas decorations this year were: MainStreet Aylmer -Downtown Merchants, Aylmer Area Community Foundation, Showcase East Elgin Realty Inc. Brokerage, ERTH Corporation, EESS Leadership Class, Joel and Betty Falkenham and the Town of Aylmer. The… Continue reading Lighting of the Park 2017
Recently at the Lighting of the Park, the Aylmer Area Community Foundation(AACF) presented very deserving local citizens with their 'People Who Make a Difference' awards. Every year, the Aylmer Area Community Foundation make a point of thanking local residents for their community support. Photo: Mike & Lynn Summers, Dave Green, Brenda & Mike Streib and… Continue reading People Who Make a Difference 2017
Here is a recent message from Immanuel Christian School in Aylmer who were a recent recipient of a grant through the Aylmer Area Community Foundation. We are pleased to partner with this community based project. "Thanks to the Aylmer Area Community Foundation and the Community Foundations of Canada, we are still celebrating Canada 150 at… Continue reading Canada150 Grant for an Amazing Community-Use Playground