What is a Community Foundation?

What is a Community Foundation?

A community foundation is a charitable organization created by and for a community of people. It is supported by local donors and governed by a board of private citizens who work toward the greater good of the citizens in the community.
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The Benefits of Giving.

There are many reasons why we give, and just as many benefits to both others and ourselves as a result.

  • Donating enriches peoples' lives
  • Provides support
  • Leave a memory
  • A contribution for the Future
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News & Upcoming Events

Events

15th Annual FARR/WIC Men's 2 Ball Golf Tournament

September 5th and 6th, 2015

Prince George Golf and Curling Club

Thank you to our Sponsors:

KPMG, Carrier Lumber, Canadian Tire, Dunkley, EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc, Intact Insurance, Brownridge & Company Insurance, Hutson Grant Adjusters, Linden Fabricating, FARR Fabricating, FARR Installations, Prince George Citizen, MacDonald, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd, Muirhead Financial, Norway Signs, RBC Dominion Securities, RJ Cooper Construction, Rustad Enterprises, Westacana Electric Inc, Wilson King, Winton Williams, YRB, BMO, Porter & McMillan.

Recent Grants

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The Arthritis Society BC & Yukon

$2500

To provide workshops to teach participants to self-manage their arthritis so they are less dependent on the medical system, more able to advocate for themselves, understand their disease and ultimately, live better quality lives.


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The Child Development Center

$2250

To buy a ZipZac chair to allow children with gross motor delays a much greater mobility and the possibility to interact and play with other children. To buy IPads to allow non-verbal children to develop their communication skills.


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Canadian Paraplegic Association (BC) – Spinal Cord Injury (BC)

$2500

To provide a central online resource that showcases the accessible outdoor recreation opportunities.



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Don't miss our next grant intake

The Prince George Community Foundation is now accepting Letters of Intent for the Fall grant cycle.

The application period will remain open until Monday, November 16th, 2015.

The Prince George Community Foundation supports a broad range of projects that encompass one or more of the following characteristics: provides a service to the community, approaches a community challenge in an innovative fashion, enhances the physical, mental and/or emotional health and wellbeing of members of the community, or strengthens the social, cultural, and/or environmental structure of the community.

With two granting cycles per year, the Prince George Community Foundation focuses on awarding grants to cover projects that are incremental to an applicant’s core operations and are carried out over a specific timeframe. Projects considered for funding will encompass one or more of the following themes: Health, Education, Arts and Culture, Sports and Recreation, Local Environment and Social Services.

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The Citizen of the Year Gala

October 16th, 2015 - 6:00pm - Coast Inn of the North.

The Citizen of the Year Gala is an opportunity to honor outstanding citizens who have given countless hours of volunteer work to Prince George.  It is also our main fundraiser. It allows us to continue to grant funds to worthy causes that cover 6 main areas of interest which are: Education, Health, Social Services, Environment, Sports and Recreation, Arts and Culture.

Tickets available soon.

 

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Make a Difference Today!

 

The Prince George Community Foundation provide the opportunity to make a lasting charitable donation to enhance our community – forever

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Contact Us

250-562-7772

Visit us at the Coast Inn of the North - Lower Level
770 Brunswick Street
Prince George