Foundation Fables: Then and Now – Episode 28

Working with Grantees Over the years Mission Community Foundation has made minimal changes to its granting platform. The number of grant cycles has changed over the years, rules have remained consistent but forms and the way to submit them have changed. Additionally,...

Foundation Fables: Then and Now – Episode 27

Keeping the Public Informed When Angie, our current Executive Director, started with the Mission Community Foundation in 2014, it was Missions best kept secret. Even today, 2022, may residents still do not know what the Foundation does; this is why it is telling its...

Fund Facts: Barbara Fehrmann Scholarship

Barbara was born in Germany in 1942 and immigrated to Canada when she was 12. At 19, she joined the Royal Bank and became one of the first female branch managers. She moved to Mission in 1979 and with the exception of 10 years in Anaheim California she’s lived here...

Foundation Fables: Then and Now – Episode 26

Accepting Donations As the world moves forward, so must the Mission Community Foundation. Accepting donations was originally a personal transaction that involved handing over a cheque or cash. In todays world there are multiple options for financial transactions and...

Foundation Fables: Then and Now – Episode 25

Maintaining Fund Relevancy When a benefactor presents a new fund deed to Mission Community Foundation it outlines the requirements for award. The Board of Directors has the option to accept the requirements as presented or to negotiate changes that are acceptable to...