Donate to the Just $10 campaign today Donate Now!

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.
Learn More

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: Cynthia Verhulst Memorial Scholarship Fund

Cindy Verhulst was an impassioned individual who had the world at her feet.  She was involved in her community and her commitment included chairing the Youth Advisory Council for 2 years, volunteering for Red Cross and Mission Memorial Hospital, and she helped...

read more

Fund Facts: Glen Kask Theatrical Fund

Glen Kask is a writer, photographer and broadcaster who moved to Mission in 1974. While in Mission, he worked for the Fraser Valley Record (now called Mission Record) as the entertainment editor for a number of years.  During his career, Glen received all sorts of...

read more

Your 2020 Board & Committee Members

The New Year has brought some changes to the Mission Community Foundation’s Board of Directors. Candie Thorne retired as a member at large. Although, we are sad to see her leave the Board, we are happy to announce that she will continue as a member of our Distribution...

read more

Fund Facts: Mission Lifetime Learning Association Fund

In February of 1994, Charlie McPherson, President of the Lifetime Learning Centre Society, wrote to Mission Community Foundation advising that the Society wished to start a fund. At that time in our history, the Foundation offered a matching donor program and their...

read more

Upcoming Events

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Fund Facts: Albert McMahon Mission City Rotary FundThis Fund was established in 1989 by the Rotary Club of Mission Sunrise as a memorial to Albert McMahon. Mr. McMahon was one of the first members to join the Mission Rotary Club and he helped steward the growth of the Club in the early days. A quiet philanthropist, Mr. McMahon wanted to ensure that every child had the best possible opportunity to succeed and would donate monies towards education, housing or whatever was required. He donated land for a school and provided personal scholarships through Mission Senior Secondary School starting in 1954. If there was a sports team that needed a sponsor, he was there. The Rotary Club felt that Mr. McMahon should be memorialized for his contributions to the community and being strong supporters of the Mission Community Foundation, they looked to us to accomplish this task. This Fund is dedicated to providing funding for children within the City of Mission who are in special circumstances, and therefore in need of help. Funding has been used to provide both scholarships and granting for this purpose. Since inception this fund has given 48 awards totaling $56,481.00. If you would like to help children succeed, donate today! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Did you know that BC has 49 of the 191 Community Foundations located in Canada? Yup, it's true! September is Community Foundation Month in BC. Help us help others today!#CommunityFoundationsMonth2021 ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Fund Facts: Granite Club FundCurling, Canada’s other national sport. The Mission Granite club started in 1953 and has many leagues for juniors, seniors, ladies, mens and mixed teams. In 2009 the Granite club began this dual-purpose fund with a primary purpose to provide scholarships to Mission junior curlers who wish to attend post-secondary schools. The secondary purpose is to provide funding for grants to Mission charitable organizations for curling initiatives. Since inception this fund has awarded 5 students a total of $4,500.00.If you’d like to support Mission’s junior curlers donate today. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook