It's a busy time of the year for the Coquitlam Foundation, and our latest news is that School District 43 has named Trustee Gerri Wallis as its representative to the board of directors of the Coquitlam Foundation, replacing Diane Sowden. Gerri previously served two, eight-year terms on
The Coquitlam Foundation and the Coquitlam Public Library have announced the establishment of a new fund dedicated to furthering the mission of the library. Called the Coquitlam Public Library Living Legacy Fund, the new donor-advised fund will be employed to assist the library in accomplishing
The public is invited to drop by the Coquitlam Foundation's table on Saturday, October 15 at the 2011 Tri-Cities Volunteers Fest, being staged at the Upper Level, Centre Court of the Coquitlam Centre shopping centre. Pick up a Foundation brochure, meet our Executive Director, Dale
The Coquitlam Foundation is part of the national Community Foundations of Canada organization. As such, we're most interested the results of the annual "Vital Signs" report issued by the CFC. This year's report identifies rising concerns about youth unemployment, obesity and
The second annual Coquitlam Crunch Challenge, held on Sept. 11, was a tremendous success, raising about $1,500 for a "Diversity Fund" to be placed with the Coquitlam Foundation. Organizer Alex Bell says 21 walkers participated, and were supported by about 20 volunteers.
The Coquitlam Foundation has presented a written submission to the provincial government's Community Gaming Grant Review calling for policy changes that would allow community philanthropic organizations such as the foundation to receive community gaming grants. Please read our News
SNAP Coquitlam has now published its coverage of our 2011 Annual General Meeting of the Coquitlam Foundation, held September 15. The big news coming from the meeting was the announcement of the creation of three new funds, and the planning for a fourth. The three new funds are the