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Inspiring investment in the future of individuals who are Deaf, hard of hearing, non-verbal and deafblind 

DeafBlind Ontario Foundation raises, invests and directs funds to DeafBlind Ontario Services to enhance programs which support the individuals they serve.

Our donors are our partners.  Through your investments, we are working together to build independence and confidence.

Transforming lives, one gift at a time

Strategic Plan 2023-2026

We are pleased share the DeafBlind Ontario Foundation’s first Strategic Plan. Our plan fully aligns with DeafBlind Ontario Services’ 2023-2026 Strategic Plan and will enable us to meet our shared responsibility to the individuals served and be responsive to the ever-evolving environment we all live in.

This plan outlines the work ahead for the Foundation to ensure the sustainability of DeafBlind Ontario Services and enable it to grow and evolve through new endeavours and partnerships. With exciting opportunities ahead of us, we look forward to continued collaboration as well as engaging with new audiences to shape the future of the DeafBlind Ontario Foundation.

Click here to view our Strategic Plan 2023-2026





Board Members

Gwen Elling’s Headshot. Gwen is wearing thick rimmed glasses with her hair tied back; she smiles at the camera.

Gwen Elling, President & Chair

Jim Dadson's Headshot. Jim, an older man with a white beard and glasses smiles at the camera.

Jim Dadson

Martha Beaumont’s Headshot. Martha is smiling at the camera with wavy blonde hair and is wearing a scarf.

Martha Beaumont

Jennifer Moore's Headshot. Jennifer has chin length blonde hair with bangs and is wearing a blazer and statement necklace.

Jennifer Moore

Martin Mazza’s Headshot. Martin has dark hair and dark eyes. He is wearing a suit and tie.

Martin Mazza

Malcolm Ross

Malcolm Ross

DBOF Board New

Sharon McGuigan

Image of man smiling, wearing black turtle neck against white background

Chris Perry

Image of woman with brown hair, light gray jacket, black shirt and pearl necklace

Jocelyn Willoughby

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