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
On May 11, 2016, the Mission Community Foundation hosted their annual Bursary & Scholarship awards night at the Clarke Theatre. The Foundation has been giving these awards since 1988 and this marks our 28th year of assisting graduating students with funding to further...read more
On Thursday, June 9th, 2016, the Mission Community Foundation held their annual G.W. Cooke awards presentation at the Clarke Theatre. The award, created by Bill & Shirley Walker to recognize their dear friend, is intended to honour individual achievement in math and...read more
Today marks the official opening of the Community Garden at Mission Central Elementary School. Mission Community Foundation was one of the organizations that provided funding for this special project and are pleased to be part of this fantastic community building...read more
Dennis Derrough was a compassionate man who loved his family and his community. He served on the Mission Community Foundation board of directors from 2008 to 2015 and was the face of the Foundation as the Chair of the Distribution Committee from 2000 to 2015, and...read more
April 4 – 6, 2017 As part of the application process for scholarships and bursaries, the Mission Community Foundation conducts interviews with the students. These interviews cover their basic educational background and knowledge, world and local knowledge, future...read more
March 1, 2017 If you have a charitable registration number and a project that needs financial assistance, consider applying with the Mission Community Foundation for a Grant. Details on who can apply and how to apply can be found on our Grant Applications page. ...read more
February 23, 2017 Graduating students who live in Mission and surrounding area can apply for Scholarships and Bursaries from the Mission Community Foundation. Thanks to generous benefactors we have funding available for all areas of study in multiple educational...read more
December 2016 In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017, Community Foundations Canada has opened special granting to the community foundations across Canada. Mission Community Foundation has been allocated funding to provide grants to organizations who...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
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