Dr. Murray O'Neil was born and raised in Essex County. A physician, farmer and aviator, he held strong to the values of excellence, care, respect and fairness.

He was a leader and a spirited innovator, always nurturing an entrepreneurial culture. He believed in giving back to his community. The O'Neil Foundation is his legacy.

The O'Neil Foundation's Community Grants Program offers financial support to strengthen the charitable sector, primarily in Windsor and Essex County. One-time grants of up to $10,000 are provided to registered charitable organizations that demonstrate strategic leadership in advancing the most pressing problems facing the community.

Dr. Murray O'Neil

Thank you:

Our 2016 funding cycle is now closed.

We are no longer accepting applications. We would like to invite all registered charitable organizations in the Windsor and Essex County area to check back for our Fall 2017 cycle. The O'Neil Foundation would like to sincerely thank every organization that submitted a 2016 grant request. We appreciate the work you are doing and the contributions you are making every day in our community.



Congratulations to our 2016 grant recipients!

The United Church of Windsor Downtown MissionToronto Christian Resource Centre Connections Early Years Family CentreGreen Thumbs Growing KidsThe Canadian Mental Health Association of Windsor and Essex CountyHiatus HouseWindsor Essex Therapeutic Riding AssociationAccess County Community Support ServicesThe Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County