About the Mission Community Foundation

The 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.


The Mission Community Foundation believes in a simple concept we ‘help you to help others’.

The Foundation is comprised of a core group of volunteers who sit on our Board and various Committees.  These individuals contribute their time and expertise to help the Foundation grow and remain viable in the Community.

Our Board of Directors has a combination of elected individuals as well as appointed representatives from the District of Mission, Chamber of Commerce, Mission Public Schools #75, Mission Community Services, and the Fraser Valley Regional District.  This diversity provides us with multiple points of view and helps us remain focused and strong.

We currently have 4 committees and they are:

Bursary & Scholarship Committee:  These individuals are charged with reviewing, interviewing and recommending students for Scholarships and Bursaries.  They dedicate three full days to interviewing the students and then work to match recipients with funds available.  Their recommendations are taken to the Board of Directors for final approval and awards are presented.

Development Committee:  This group of individuals are charged with developing marketing campaigns, website and social media changes, and contacting individuals and organizations to become benefactors.  They meet monthly to discuss ideas and implement changes such as this new website.

Distribution Committee:  This committee is in charge of grant dispersal.  They review the grant applications three times yearly and make recommendations to the Board of Directors based on applicants and funds available.

Investment Committee: This committee meets quarterly to review our portfolio.  The Foundation invests our money based on a pre-determined investment policy that safeguards the funds as much as possible through prudent investing.

We hope to continue supporting the Community for years to come and if you would like to become part of our fantastic organization, please contact our Office Manager at 604.826.5322 and advise her of your desire to join us in helping you help others.

Upcoming Events

Mission Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

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...

2018 G.W. Cooke Awards Presentation

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...

Annual General Meeting

Date: May 17, 2018 4:15 pm, English Tarts on Main Come down to the English Tarts and have a beverage and snack while we present our 2017 annual report.

2018 Scholarship Awards Presentation

May 2nd, 2018 7:00 pm at the Clarke Theatre Come join us in celebrating our 30th year of providing scholarships to local students.  All benefactors and past recipients are encouraged to join us.  We'd love to get a group picture of everyone who has been involved with...

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2 days ago

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This is for our teachers who help us all year long. Enjoy your summer break (when it gets here in a couple weeks).

Summer break is here ❤️
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WOW, just look at those smiling faces. Cooke Awards photo from our photographer and teacher Mrs. Kathy Baker.
Parents can email me to get a soft copy or pull from here.
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Tonight Mission Community Foundation presented the G.W. Cooke awards at the Clarke Theatre. These awards were given to 47 middle school students for achievements in math or science. Other criteria for the award is the students contributions through kindness and friendship.
Pictures from the photographer will be available next week and I will post them once received. In the interim, I encourage anyone who took photo's in the audience to post them here.
THANK YOU for joining us this evening.
Thanks to Paul Horn for supplying this photo.
Apologies for re-posting, original had to be deleted because I added the wrong photo and FB won't let you delete just the photo.
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4 weeks ago

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A very inspiring message to us all.

A match, a flame, and one life-changing decision: This is how John O'Leary went from a curious kid to a man on fire.

Follow John’s page to get daily inspiration + live your life ON FIRE too: John O'Leary - Live Inspired.
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