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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: Albert McMahon Memorial Fund

Albert McMahon was one of the founders of Mission Community Foundation.  He was known in our community as a great supporter of youth, sponsoring many sporting groups and organizations.  Albert was involved with the Dewdney-Alouette Regional District, Fraser Valley...

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Fund Facts: David Fryer Fund

Scholarship fund for students entering Musical Studies. When you have a teacher that inspires his students to go above and beyond, you get students who want to pay it forward. David Fryer was that kind of teacher.  He made his students work hard and they got results...

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Fund Facts: Robin & Fran Sorrell Fund

Robin Sorrell loved poetry and the poem below is one of his poems written pre 2000. A Helping Hand Give a hand to the lame, Those who cannot see, They shall find contentment, And grateful, they shall be.   An errand for the elderly, Or a letter, for to post, A...

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Fund Facts: Crimestoppers Perpetual Fund

The CrimeStoppers Perpetual Fund was created in 2006 when the Central Fraser Valley CrimeStoppers Branch was closed.  Monies from the branch were donated to the Mission Community Foundation with the express purpose of meeting the goals and objectives of CrimeStoppers...

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Fund Facts: Albert McMahon Memorial FundAlbert McMahon was one of the founders of Mission Community Foundation. He was known in our community as a great supporter of youth, sponsoring many sporting groups and organizations. Albert was involved with the Dewdney-Alouette Regional District, Fraser Valley College, Mission Tree Farm, Mission Golf & Country Club, Mission City & District Board of Trade. He was a Mason and a member of the Mission Rotary Sunrise Club and recipient of the Paul Harris award.Generous with funding by providing scholarships to deserving students since 1954; he also donated 10 acres of land for a new school that bears his name. Albert was awarded Freeman of Mission status and the first Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award. “I love this community so much,” he says, “ ‘til my last breath I’m going to keep trying to help whenever I can” This fund was created by Albert’s daughter, Gina, who loved her father very much and wanted to keep his legacy going. This scholarship fund is dedicated to students pursuing careers in forestry related trades or professions, with a preference given to candidates with a strong record of volunteerism or community involvement. Since inception this fund has provided a total of $13,000.00 in scholarships to 13 students. If you would like to support a student studying forestry trades or professions, donate today! ... See MoreSee Less
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For any charity in Mission that may not have checked our website. Mission Community Foundations first grant cycle deadline is Saturday May 1, 2021. Application form is available on our website at: www.missioncommunityfoundation.org/grants-awards/grants/ (3rd tab on page). ... See MoreSee Less
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