Niagara Casinos in the Community
The mandate of Niagara Casinos Corporate Giving Program is to improve the quality of life for residents of Niagara by making financial contributions to health care, post-secondary education, the arts, culture, and heritage as well as sponsorship of community events, festivals and other public activities.
Over the past 19 years, Niagara Casinos has contributed millions of dollars to a multitude of community and non-profit organizations throughout Niagara.
Below are some of the major donations made by Niagara Casinos' Corporate Giving Program since 2000:
$3.5 million to the United Way of Niagara Falls & Fort Erie through employee and corporate donations
$3.5 million to the Niagara Health System “It’s Our Time” campaign, in support of the Walker Family Cancer Centre
$3.5 million to the Niagara Health System’s three largest emergency rooms
$1.2 million to the Niagara Community Foundation for the establishment of a Corporate Giving Endowment Fund and host sponsorship of annual Cuvée Gala
$750,000 to the Canadian Cancer Society, Niagara Unit, in support of various signature events.
Kimberly Hundertmark, Executive Director, Niagara Wine Festival The Niagara Wine Festival has been a tradition in the community for 60 years and thanks to the generous financial support of Fallsview Casino Resort, the Festival is able to offer augmented programming which benefits the community.
Liz Palmieri, Executive Director, Niagara Community Foundation The casino was the first and largest corporate endowed fund established at the Niagara Community Foundation. The casino's endowed donation has generated almost $385,000 in grants over the past 14 years. What a terrific return on their long term investment into community groups across Niagara.
Pam Sharp, Community Development Coordinator, Project SHARE Project SHARE is so grateful for the overwhelming support we receive from both casino associates and the Corporate Giving Program. The Niagara Casinos team recognizes that hunger doesn't take a holiday, and generously supports the families who are living below the poverty line in Niagara Falls year round. Our partnership with Niagara Casinos enables us to meet the growing demand for our services and helps us to provide emergency food to 100 families per day. Niagara Casinos is a true example of our tagline: Our Community at Work.
Organizations seeking financial support from Niagara Casinos Corporate Giving Program are encouraged to read the eligibility guidelines before submitting a completed application form, along with any supporting documentation to Corporate Giving