About the Mission Community FoundationThe Mission Community Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization, which collects funds from donors and invests these funds, using the income for the benefit of the citizens of the Mission area, in the fields of education, recreation, culture, and the humanities. Learn More
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The Mission Community Foundation is an incorporated, non-profit society guided by a local independent Board of Directors. The Foundation holds and administers private resources entrusted to it for the common good of the community of Mission. The Foundation is non-political and non-partisan and is a registered charity under the Canadian Income Tax Act.
People who give to the Mission Foundation care deeply about their community and their city. The Foundation respects and understands this level of care. Its Board of Directors accepts gifts and bequests in confidence and professionally manages them so the earnings on the ever growing, invested capital work in perpetuity for the betterment of Mission. The Mission Foundation embodies a simple concept People working together can make a difference for Mission! The Foundation’s Board of Directors believes that charitable funds, invested over time will grow and will continue to impact long after the original gift is made.
Latest News from the Mission Community Foundation
Hollister General Fund In the early years, Vic & Hilda Hollister were very involved in the development of the Mission Community Foundation. Vic sat on the Board of Directors, as well as Asset Development, Investment and Scholarship committees for several years. Vic &...read more
Monies from this fund are used to provide grants to groups like Mission Senior Secondary’s Dry Grad committee to assist in planning safe ways for students to celebrate. Beaton’s concern about the growing drug and alcohol abuse and addiction in our youth led him to...read more
The Friends of the Library Fund, created in 1994 with a generous donation from Vic Hollister, an active member of the Friends of the Library, a volunteer group that supports the Mission library. This fund distributes monies each year to the Friends of the Library...read more
This fund will provide one year free tuition to the University of the Fraser Valley and, when funding allows, a minimum of $1000 from Mission Community Foundation, to two graduating Mission students accepted in Applied or Basic Sciences. Students who receive this...read more
On May 2, 2018 the Mission Community Foundation presented 58 students with $70,000 worth of bursaries and scholarships, as well as awarding 2 free tuitions to UFV. This was our 30th year of presenting awards and we invited Norm Cook, an original board member, and...read more
Join us in welcoming Abe Neufeld and Sean Melia to the Mission Community Foundation Board of Directors. Abe joins us as the representative for Mission Community Services. He is a long-time resident with a rich history of service and volunteerism in the community and...read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 7:00 pm at the Clarke Theatre Join us in celebrating mathematical and scientific excellence in Middle School children. Annual Cooke awards presentation provides certificates and medals to students who have strong marks in science or math as...read more