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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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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.

 

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Fund Facts: Fenmo Boswyk Music Fund

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...

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Fund Facts: Bernice V Cordick Fund

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...

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Fund Facts: Debbie Mattson Memorial Fund

For a brief time, Debbie was the office manager of the Mission Community Foundation but her career path put her at the Mission School district for almost 30 years where she was admired for her dedication, organization and unwavering professionalism. In line with her...

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Fund Facts: Carly Rae Jepsen Bursary Fund

As a multi-platinum, Grammy, Juno and Polaris prize nominated singer / songwriter, Carley Rae Jepsen is known throughout the world for her incredible musical talents. Upon graduating she received a scholarship from Mission Community Foundation that helped her in her...

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Fund Facts: Fenmo Boswyk Music Fund

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 have an opportunity to play and listen to music, he generously donated a baby grand piano to the Clarke Foundation Theatre and it is enjoyed today by entertainers and students alike.

His wife Marilyn wanted to continue Fenmo’s legacy for his love of music. Marilyn donated to the Mission Community Foundation in his name to support students and organizations with scholarships and grants that focus on music.

Since inception in 2003 this fund has provided $6,600.00 in grants to schools for their music programs and $30,750.00 in scholarships to graduating students.

If you want to help students and organizations focus on music, donate to this fund today!
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