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
In February of 1994, Charlie McPherson, President of the Lifetime Learning Centre Society, wrote to Mission Community Foundation advising that the Society wished to start a fund. At that time in our history, the Foundation offered a matching donor program and their...read more
Hollister General Fund In the early years, Vic & Hilda Hollister were very involved in the development of the Mission Community Foundation. Vic sat on the Board of Directors, as well as Asset Development, Investment and Scholarship committees for several years. Vic &...read more
Monies from this fund are used to provide grants to groups like Mission Senior Secondary’s Dry Grad committee to assist in planning safe ways for students to celebrate. Beaton’s concern about the growing drug and alcohol abuse and addiction in our youth led him to...read more
The Friends of the Library Fund, created in 1994 with a generous donation from Vic Hollister, an active member of the Friends of the Library, a volunteer group that supports the Mission library. This fund distributes monies each year to the Friends of the Library...read more
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