A Brief History
Over the course of the Branscombe Family Foundation’s history, it has been the care and initiative of its founders which has set the Foundation’s course and assured its viability for years to come.
Born and raised in
Accordingly, Mr. and Mrs. Branscombe decided to lay the groundwork for the creation of a family charitable foundation for benevolent purposes. Incorporated under the Corporations Act of Ontario in the fall of 1977, The Branscombe Family Foundation came into being and officially began its operations on
Even during the earliest stages of its development, the Foundation’s philosophy of giving has been to serve the community where it is needed the most in the areas of education, health and social welfare.
Up until his passing in 2003, Frank Branscombe was well aware of the great humanitarian needs within the community. It had been his long-standing wish to establish a charitable operation which would run in perpetuity and support the community when and where it is required. Through the kind support, trust and assistance of his family, friends and associates over the years, this goal has become an ongoing reality.