Press Releases

2024 Grade 12 graduating students and mature students will soon start planning to apply for Scholarships or Bursaries.  Mission Community Foundation has updated the application and interview process for the 2024 year with a view to make applying for Scholarships and Bursaries easier for applicants and to make the interview process more transparent.

The deadline continues to be March 1, 2024 for submission of applications and supporting documents.  The new application forms will be posted to this website in the very near future, and representatives from the Mission Community Foundation will be meeting with Mission Secondary School’s administration, counsellors and teachers soon to share information.


Fund Facts: James Slusarchuk Memorial Fund

James Slusarchuk Memorial Fund The James Slusarchuk Memorial Fund is an open scholarship available to any student graduating from a Mission Senior Secondary School who wishes to pursue post-secondary studies.  Further consideration is given to students who have...

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Fund Facts: Mission Youth Centre Fund – MY House

Mission Youth Centre House Fund - MY House Vic & Hilda Hollister established the Youth Centre fund in 1991 to support Mission youth since its inception Mission Community Services has opened Mission Youth (MY) House. Youth who do not have support networks...

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Beloved Benefactor Passes

Dennis Derrough was a compassionate man who loved his family and his community.  He served on the Mission Community Foundation board of directors from 2008 to 2015 and was the face of the Foundation as the Chair of the Distribution Committee from 2000 to 2015, and...

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2018 Mission Community Foundation Scholarship Awards

On May 2, 2018 the Mission Community Foundation presented 58 students with $70,000 worth of bursaries and scholarships, as well as awarding 2 free tuitions to UFV.  This was our 30th year of presenting awards and we invited Norm Cook, an original board member, and...

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St Joseph Food Bank received $28,000 from the Mission Community Foundation in December 2024. This money will be used to purchase perishable, fresh foods that provide families with more nutrition. Once again, thank you to the many Benefactors and Donors who support this community through the Mission Community Foundation.