News

It's that time of the year again! Grants season is upon us, and that means we'll start accepting applications for 2017 grants, bursaries and scholarships this coming Wednesday, Dec. 14th. You can find all the application information by clicking here. And you can read more the grants and
We bid a fond farewell to executive director Jill Cook earlier today during the monthly meeting of the foundation's board of directors. We'll certainly miss Jill, who is retiring, and we are also certainly looking forward to working with our new executive director, Dwight Yochim, as we gear
We are happy to announce that Dwight Yochim, a Coquitlam resident with extensive experience in management and community volunteerism, is our new Executive Director. Welcome aboard, Dwight! Please see our press release for all the details.
The Coquitlam Foundation was pleased to present a cheque for $60,000 to the Coquitlam Search and Rescue Society this morning, allowing it to complete the construction of its new mobile command centre. As explained in our full news release, the money comes from the society's own fund, which the
Today is National Philanthropy Day, a day when we ask you to think about and act upon your commitment to community charities such as the Coquitlam Foundation. Please consider donating to our general fund, one of our foundation-directed funds or one of our donor-advised funds. It will help make the
We're happy to report that the Tri-Cities News has, once again, covered some of our important news. Thanks! The story this time is about the Memorandum of Understanding that the foundation signed with Trans Mountain Pipeline earlier this week. The MOU will see TM establish a $300,000 fund with
We are pleased to announce that the foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding this morning with the Trans Mountain Expansion Project that, if the project proceeds, will see Trans Mountain contribute $300,000 to the foundation over 20 years toward funding annual awards for eligible
Great news: Polygon Homes Ltd. has contributed $15,000 to the Coquitlam Foundation 125 Legacy Fund. It will certainly go a long way to help the fund achieve its goal to create legacy projects in Coquitlam. Please see our full press release for more details. Thanks, Polygon!
The rains let up and the sun shone this morning as representives of the Coquitlam Foundation and the Friends of Mundy Park Heritage Society gathered at Lost Lake in Mundy Park to formalize the establishment of the Friends of Mundy Park Heritage Society Fund, which is designed to support porojects
We've just published a press release announcing that, with the imminent retirement of Executive Director Jill Cook, we are in the process of looking for a new E-D. Farewell to Jill! And good luck to all the applicants! Please click here for all the details.