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.
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Welcome to the Mission Community Foundation website

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

Announcing the Caring Fund

A Community Foundation is only as strong as its endowment funds.  Mission Community Foundation recently announced that it would like to increase its endowment equity $2,000,000.00 by the year 2020. Hearing that call to action, Rosemary & Gerry Nemanishen have created...

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Foundation Office Moves

After many happy years of being tenants of the School District, the Mission Community Foundation has left Heritage Park School to make room for more classrooms.  While we have enjoyed our time with the schools, we understand the need and have moved out of the school...

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Beloved Benefactor Passes

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...

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How to Start A Foundation in 1987

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...

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Upcoming Events

Foundation Legacy Dinner – CANCELLED

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...

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Final Grant Cycle of 2016 cut off

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. ...

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Scholarship Application cut off

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...

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Grant Cycle 1

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. ...

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Mission Community Foundation on Facebook

In November Mission Community Foundation granted monies to Christine Morrison for the purchase of guitars for music classes from the Fenmo Boswyk Music Fund. Today the guitars arrived.
In the photo are: Shirley Gibson, principal; Representative from Kings Music; Christine Shaufert, music teacher; Angie Hetlinger, Exec Director of Mission Community Foundation and; Shelley Carter Mission Community Foundation board member and SD75 School Trustee.

I can't wait to be invited back to hear them play!
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Reminder to students. Scholarship deadline is today, February 28 at 4:30 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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