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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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Welcome to the Mission Community Foundation website

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

Fund Facts: Ralph Babuik Fund

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...

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Fund Facts: Norma Kenney Fund

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...

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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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Upcoming Events

Scholarship deadline is approaching, don't miss your opportunity for funding. Deadline for applications is MARCH 4, 2021 at 4:30 PM. www.missioncommunityfoundation.org/grants-awards/bursaries-scholarships/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Fund Facts: Ralph Babuik FundThis 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 Whonock, BC. Trades people are highly trained and sought after in the workforce. The rewards are significant by providing challenging and entrepreneurial opportunities.Ralph Babuik's family established this fund to support students who choose a career path in one of the trades. Since inception in 2006 this fund has helped 6 students further their educational goals. If you would like to help a student study a trade, donate today! ... See MoreSee Less
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Mission Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it will have 2 grant cycles in 2021. Deadlines for applications will be: May 1 and October 1. Application form is online at: www.missioncommunityfoundation.org/grants-awards/grants/. If you would prefer to use a word version of the application, contact Angie at 604-826-5322. ... See MoreSee Less
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