News and Blogs from the Mission Community Foundation

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...

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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...

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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...

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Fund Facts: Wayne Douglas MacLean Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created as a way to remember a love that will never die. It was created by a legacy member to the Mission Foundation, Brent Rock. Brent’s family has been involved with the Foundation from the start. His father was involved on committees as well as...

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