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
It is with great sadness that we share this news. On Monday, July 3, 2017 Esther Claire Kathleen Clemo passed away in her home. Claire was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada in 1954. She became a teacher in 1964 and spent over 30 years teaching the youth of...read more
On May 18, 2017 we held our 29th Annual General Meeting and as part of that meeting, Lynne Weisgerber spent a few minutes telling us how her husband John, became involved with the Mission Foundation. John started as real estate agent but he soon discovered that he was...read more
As the province prepares for another provincial election and the citizens debate which party will be the most beneficial to the development and sustainability of British Columbia it is time to reflect on the accomplishments of the Mission Community Foundation as well...read more
Yesterday was the first day of spring for 2017 and while we are all anxiously awaiting warmer and sunnier weather, we are happy that we have finally turned the corner from this long and unusual winter. This year marks the 30th anniversary for the Foundation,...read more
Grant Cycle 2 is quickly approaching. Applications will be received until 12:00 midnight on June 1, 2017. Application form available under GRANTS tab on this website. Contact Angie Hetlinger 604-826-5322 if you have any questions.read more
Date: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Clarke Theatre Annual awards presented to middle school children who excel in math and science as well as community spirit.read more
Date: August 10, 2017 Mingling starts at 5:30 pm Dinner starts at 6:30 pm Location: Heritage Park Tennis Court Catering: Blackberry Kitchen Tickets: $70.00 per person (maximum of 125 tickets will be sold) Dress Code in Effect: Black, White and/or Purple Come join us...read more
November 1, 2016 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
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