|The CTV Good Neighbour Fund is a registered non-profit charitable organization that considers limited assistance to those individuals/families requiring support in exceptional cases not covered by other funding. From time to time there are individuals who need a little extra help. There are many excellent charities and resources in our community. Sometimes, though, it's not enough. There are people whose circumstances or need is not covered by other assistance.|
The Good Neighbour Fund Can Help
The Good Neighbour Fund is dedicated to helping those who are not covered by other assistance. The Good Neighbour Fund provides limited financial resources or assistance to individuals in Edmonton and Northern Alberta.
“Because you cared to help me when in a crisis state,
I have you to thank for the fact I am now employed and working.”
A grateful recipient
There is no set list of items or service the Good Neighbour Fund provides.
Each person's emergency is studied and the Fund reacts to the specific need… with crisis funding, goods or partial payments. In the past, the Fund has provided for the deaf and blind, provided wheelchairs, orthopaedic shoes, clothing, furniture, food, school books and paid medical and dental bills. The volunteer board of directors acts on behalf of those in need.
The Good Neighbour Fund was established to help in an efficient, effective way and does this through extremely low overhead costs. The Fund does not receive, or seek, any government funding. It depends instead on the generosity of many donors.
CTV Edmonton provides meeting space, and covers all office costs such as postage, paper and phone services. CTV also donates its staff-generated parking revenues each year, which helps provide financial resources to the Fund.
Donations to the Fund are gratefully received from individuals and organizations who help contribute to the success of the fund. As well, many service clubs choose the Good Neighbour Fund as the beneficiary of their fund-raising efforts.
Please join us for our primary annual fund raising event, the Poor Boy's Luncheon Thursday, November 7th, 2013.
The Good Neighbour Fund is here to help.
If you, or someone you know, could benefit from the assistance of the Good Neighbour Fund, and can't be served by other agencies or organizations, please let us know.
“There are people who say they care
and then there are people like you who show you care”
A Good Neighbour Fund recipient
To Apply, fill out a simple form to help the board of directors understand the circumstances.
Those who apply are assured of privacy.
Download Application Form (pdf format).
The board of directors meets once a month. If need be, the Good Neighbour Fund is able to react immediately in cases of dire emergency.
Good Neighbour Fund
c/o CTV Edmonton
18520 Stony Plain Road
The Good Neighbour Fund is a registered charitable organization, managed by a volunteer board of directors. Special thanks to these people who make the Good Neighbour Fund a resource for those in need.
Volunteer Board of Directors
The Good Neighbour Fund would like to thank the generosity and caring of dozens of organizations and private companies who regularly help out. Many participate by offering their products and services free of charge or at cost to help those in need. These businesses and organizations help in the true spirit of philanthropy, and wish to remain anonymous.
AcknowledgedThe Good Neighbour Fund was honoured by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters with the Gold Ribbon Award for Community Service.
Registered Charitable Number: 887575868RR0001