COVID-19 has placed us all in a period of great concern and uncertainty. We want you to know that our Staff and Board of Directors are praying for all of you, our donors, applicants, recipients, and everyone across our country—that God’s presence will be with us all.
The AFC office at 80 Hayden Street has been closed, and AFC staff will be working remotely until further notice. We will keep this note on our website updated as we have further information. We are making every effort to respond to your queries as quickly as possible, and we ask for your patience during these unsettling times. Email is the most efficient way to contact us: [email protected]
Our thanks to all of you who are discovering how best to contribute during this time in our shared commitment to our country and the church. We are truly inspired by Canadian Anglicans in every diocese.
Please consider donating online during our office closure, rather than sending a cheque. Click on Donate in our menu bar and scroll to the bottom of the page.
This past May, I retired from the Board of Directors of the Anglican Foundation. It has been quite a ride. My five years on the Board reviewing grant applications, listening to testimonials from grant recipients and visiting their projects, opened my eyes to the vitality and creativity of Anglican churches in communities large and small across Canada.
I am writing to you as we enter the fourth month into the global crisis of COVID-19, a pandemic that has thrown the world into an unfamiliar landscape of overwhelming uncertainty. The 20th century Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov once said, “Any idiot can face a crisis—it’s the day to day living that wears you out.”