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
James Slusarchuk Memorial Fund The James Slusarchuk Memorial Fund is an open scholarship available to any student graduating from a Mission Senior Secondary School who wishes to pursue post-secondary studies. Further consideration is given to students who have...read more
Mission Youth Centre House Fund - MY House Vic & Hilda Hollister established the Youth Centre fund in 1991 to support Mission youth since its inception Mission Community Services has opened Mission Youth (MY) House. Youth who do not have support networks...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
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
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.read more
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...read more
The 2018 Scholarship applications have been received and we are setting up interviews for students for April 3, 4, 5, 2018. Each interview is a maximum of 15 minutes and it will be in front of our panel of 5 committee members. Location for interviews will be at...read more