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The Belfountain Heritage Society through the generosity of people from within and outside the community, relatives having ancestors buried in the church cemetery, companies and foundations – have now almost completed our restoration.

The Society is particularly grateful to important grants from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and another generous grant from the Ontario Heritage Foundation.

THE FIVE PHASES OF RESTORATION

Phase I
New roof and chimney: $20,220

Phase II
Foundations, joists and subflooring: $45,410

Phase III
Grading, roof strengthening, gallery up grades, doors, windows: $53,000

Phase IV
Exterior / Interior repairs and painting, siding: $45,410

Phase V
Furnishings, heritage fixtures: $10,000
Consultants, Contingencies, Campaign costs: $10,000

TOTAL COMPLETION COST OF PHASE III, IV & V: $95,000

THE SOCIETY STILL NEEDS YOUR DONATION TO REACH THIS GOAL.

WITH YOUR HELP…
The Melville (White) Church will once again be a vital part of the community for concerts, readings, recitals, art exhibits, heritage displays, weddings and meetings.

RECOGNITION
Donors of $2,000 or more will be appropriately recognized with a display or plaque in the church.

DONOR CATEGORIES:
$10,000 or more – Master Builder
$5,000 – Master Restorer
$2,000 – $4,999 – Heritage Preserver
$500 – $1,999 – Curator

Donors of $2,000 or more may direct their gift toward certain aspects of the restoration or to a specific furnishing. The Society will also accept gifts-in-kind.

Donations may be mailed to:
The Belfountain Heritage Society
c/o Judy Mabee, Treasurer
760 Forks of the Credit Road
Belfountain, ON L7K 0E5