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
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
As you know, we had three members retire from our board in 2016. Please now, join us in welcoming our new board members Linda Clark, Jim Shaw and Candie Thorne. Linda comes to us with a background in marketing and advertising, Jim is known to anyone who has ever...read more
As we start 2017 we must sadly say goodbye to three individuals who have served on our Board of Directors for the last eight years. Gina McMahon has been involved with the Foundation in a roundabout way since its inception; her father, Albert McMahon, was a founding...read more
As we approach the Holiday Season, it often gives us an opportunity to think and reflect on the past year and look forward to the challenges of the New Year. I’d like to thank all of our Benefactors, Board Members, Committee Members, other volunteers, as well as our...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
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
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
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