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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.

 

Latest News from the Mission Community Foundation

Fund Facts: Hollister UFV Science/Tech Entry Scholarship

This fund will provide one year free tuition to the University of the Fraser Valley and, when funding allows, a minimum of $1000 from Mission Community Foundation, to two graduating Mission students accepted in Applied or Basic Sciences. Students who receive this...

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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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Fund Facts: Rotary Sustaining Scholars FundIn January of 2008 the Mission Rotary Sunrise Club came to Mission Community Foundation with a desire to start a scholarship fund for 2nd year students. They recognize that students apply and receive scholarships for their first year of post-secondary education but they rarely receive funding after that initial burst. The objective of the fund is to provide additional funds to students who have successfully completed their first year of post-secondary education and plan to continue to work towards a degree or certificate. Every year the Rotary Clubs of Mission Sunrise donates to ensure we can give at least one scholarship to a deserving student. Since inception the Rotary Sustaining Scholars Fund has provided $40,000.00 in scholarships to 29 students. If you would like to help a second-year student pay for their tuition, donate today! ... See MoreSee Less
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Fund Facts: Gerry Potter Memorial Bursary FundBursary fund for students pursuing a career in the arts.Gerry Potter was a connoisseur of the Arts and during his teaching career he tried to pass on this love to all the children he taught. He was dedicated to having children perform and felt the Arts are central to a student’s experiences and are an essential part of every child’s education. He believed that the arts bring us pleasure and teach us to enjoy both learning and living.This bursary will give young people the opportunity to pursue their love of the arts and positively influence the people around them with great enthusiasm and energy as Gerry did.Since inception in this fund has provided 6 students with a total of $3,500.00 in scholarships. Your donation to this fund will enable future artist to pursue their educational goals and further their careers. Donate today! ... See MoreSee Less
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Thursday, June 3, 2021. Mission Community Foundation is moving and experiencing some technical difficulties with their phones. We currently do not have voice mail. TELUS assures us they are 'working on it'. In the -interim, if you have an urgent matter, you can reach Angie on her -private cell @ 778-347-6888.We apologize for the inconvenience. ... See MoreSee Less
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