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

Recent Grants

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Prince George Metis Housing Society

$1560

The Community Voice Mail program distributes free voice mail phone numbers to people who do not have a constant, reliable form of contact. The program keeps the lines of communication open between housing providers, social services, health care, mental health care and other support services. Without the Community Voice Mail people have the potential to lose out on opportunities to connect with the support services. In an ongoing effort to maintain basic human necessities and to prevent an increase in the homeless population, the Community Voice Mail connects to the great services in the community. The Community Voice Mail works to improve the self-sufficiency of homeless individuals and families and those at imminent risk of homelessness through individualized services.

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Zajac Ranch for Children

$2500

The mission of Zajac Ranch for Children is to raise the spirits of children with medical needs by providing safe and enjoyable camp experiences. Zajac Ranch for Children is dedicated to helping children and youth with serious and chronic illnesses, with a focus on developing life-long skills and independence through innovative programming activities. The goal of Zajac Ranch for Children is to ensure that all children with special medical needs have the opportunity to participate in a life-affirming camp experience


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Citizen of the Year 2015

WHO MAKES A REAL DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY?

Take a look around - at work, in the library, at church or on the field. There are community champions everywhere, and they deserve to be recognized for their hard work. These people are making a difference, inspiring others and building community. Nominate them for the 2015 Citizen of the Year Award.

2015 Citizen of The Year Nomination Package

Click Here to read more about the Citzen of the Year
Mark your calendar

The 2015 Citizen of the Year Gala will be on October 16th, 2015

Tickets will be on sale in September. 

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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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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

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