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We love to help worthy causes in our community, especially those involving folks who have trusted us to manage their funds. And so it is that we're pleased to inform you that the "Youth Leadership Society of B.C.'s Second Coquitlam Crunch Challenge 2017" will be held in exactly
We're in the home stretch for our annual grants cycle. This means you have until 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15 to submit your application for a grant, scholarship or bursary. And don't forget, if you're applying for a grant, check to see if you can double the amount for which you are
The Coquitlam Foundation has joined with the Community Foundations of Canada to offer “Community Fund for Canada 150” grants, of up to $7,000, to qualifying Coquitlam organizations.The program calls for grant recipients to match the money they receive with an equal amount of their
With less than three months to go to our Saturday, April 22 "Celebrating Silver Gala" at Westwood Plateau G&CC,  we've started gearing up for a truly memorable event. Tickets, at just $75 per person, can now be purchased by clicking here. Auction (silent and live) items are
We have another new board member, Carlo Zarrillo, chair of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, which is one of three organizations (the others being the City of Coquitlam and School District 43) which must be represented on our board. Welcome, Carlo, and farewell to outgoing Chamber representative
We're hearing that some folks trying to access this website are having difficulty with some sections of the site; some can't even open the home page (and, so, unfortunately won't even be able to see this note.) We've pretty well zero'd in on the issue: a combination of the age
As we begin our 25th year as the charitable heart of Coquitlam, we bid adieu to Chuck Denison as School District 43's representative on the board and welcome the board's vice-chair, Carol Cahoon, as his replacement. We'll miss Chuck's dedication, diligence and sage advice, but at
Please mark your calendars for Saturday, April 22, 2017. That's when we'll be celebrating our 25th anniversary with a gala evening at the Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club. More details to be make public soon, but if you want to be sure you don't miss out, please email info@
The Tri-City News has delivered a Christmas-season present to us this year: some great publicity about the start of our latest grants cycle. The story correctly states that we will be accepting applications for grants, scholarships and bursaries until mid-February. Please click here for more
Thursday, December 15 was a busy day for the foundation, as we took part in two events directly related to our philanthropic mission. Over lunch, we were on hand as the latest round of Wesbild LIFT Fund bursarsaries were handed out at the CABE alternate school. Later in the afternoon, we