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
This fund, in memory of Ralph Babuik, was established in 2005 to support students who wish to pursue a career in a trade. Ralph was a red seal millwright, who received his certification at age 28 from BCIT. He was sponsored by Whonnock Lumber which was located in...read more
Norma Kenney (ne: Locke) was a passionate woman who was a force of nature that you just had to follow. At 16 she had her own show on CBC radio called “I’ve Got a Right to Sing the Blues”; a 15-minute show that ran for 84 weeks. By 18, Norma was enrolled in the...read more
This fund is a dual purpose fund providing scholarships and grants focusing on music in our community. Fenmo’s love of music was legendary. He played with Mart Kenney on occasion and was a self taught, gifted musician, playing piano mostly by ear. Wanting everyone to...read more
Bernice was a self-sufficient woman. She taught Sunday school while dreaming of becoming a full time teacher and supported herself through the great depression and WWII before she married and raised seven children to which she devoted all of her time and attention. An...read more