ABOUT THE FOUNDATION

Mission

Golf Canada Foundation’s mission is to inspire young players to build strong core values and character while living a healthy lifestyle.

Vision

To become the leading voice of golf philanthropy in Canada.

Mandate

Established in 1979, Golf Canada Foundation’s mandate is to raise and grant funds for the advancement of golf in Canada. As a registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Association, the Foundation delivers this mandate by awarding scholarships to Canadian student golfers and distributing grants to support initiatives that fall into five key areas:

Junior Golf

Collegiate Golf

Women’s Golf

High Performance Golf

Golf Heritage

Funds are raised annually through major events and the Golf Canada Foundation Trustee Program along with other donation campaigns and initiatives. As a non-profit organization, the Foundation relies on donations as an essential source of revenue.

Board of Directors

  • David Agnew
    President
  • Peter McCarthy
    Vice President
  • Paul McLean
    Past President
  • Liz Hoffman
    Secretary
  • Dennis Kavelman
    Treasurer
  • Ben Cowan-Dewar
    Director
  • Bruce Simmonds
    Director
  • Cailey Stollery
    Director
  • Dan Matthews
    Director
  • David Angus
    Director
  • Jean-Sébastien Monty
    Director
  • Kevin Sullivan
    Director
  • Nigel Hollidge
    Director

Our Team

  • Martin Barnard
    CEO
  • Joelle Efford
    Senior Director, Development
  • Ailey Jarvis
    Senior Coordinator, Operations

Annual Reports


Charitable Registration Number

Golf Canada Foundation is recognized as a charitable organization by the Canada Revenue Agency.

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