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We celebrated another year of community philanthropy last night at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, as we held our annual Awards Night. Highlights included: the announcement that we are distributing about $100,000 in grants, scholarships and bursaries this year; the news that the Friends of Mundy
A Coquitlam City Hall meeting room was the location yesterday afternoon for a unique meeting -- a gathering of representatives from four neighbouring community foundations: the Maple Ridge Community Foundation, the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation, the Coquitlam Foundation and the Port
We're now actively seeking expressions of interest from Coquitlam residents to serve as a board member or committee volunteer with the Coquitlam Foundation. We're specifically seeking the skills of a practicing lawyer. Please see our press release for more information.
With the ultra-successful Not Just A Beer + Burger event behind us now, we're gearing up for our annual Awards Night, taking place this year on Thursday, June 9 at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam. Reception at 6:30 p.m.; awarding of bursaries, scholarships and grants
The Coquitlam Foundation has established a unique new fund to mark the City of Coquitlam’s 125th Anniversary this year. The fund is designed to enable the foundation to support community-legacy projects throughout the city. In announcing the creation of the Coquitlam Foundation 125
Happy "National Volunteer Week," everyone! Thank-you to all our community's dedicated volunteers. And special greetings to the hard-working, dedicated and passionate individuals who volunteer their time on the Coquitlam Foundation's board of directors and on our many
It was wonderful to learn this weekend that a recipient of one of our Coquitlam Foundation Bursaries in 2013, Coral Zarrillo, had just been awarded the Maurice Hodgson Award of Distinction in Creative Writing from Douglas College. This year's winners of grants, bursaries and scholarships
We're almost sold out! Tickets (just $25 each) are really, actually and truly going fast for our second annual "Not Just Another Burger & Beer Night" fundraising event April 12 at the Cactus Club. In fact, there may be no tickets at all left by the end of this week. If you are
Tickets are now on sale ($25) for the Coquitlam Foundation's "Not Just a Burger & Beer" fundraising party, Tuesday, April 12, at Coquitlam's Cactus Club, 101 Schoolhouse Street. Fun, food, drink and a silent auction, too! And besides helping raise money for the
The Coquitlam Foundation and Geoff Scott of Tri-Cities Community Television have had a great relationship for several years. TCCTV has been the recipient of several community grants -- deservedly so. At the same time, TCCTV has taped and broadcast coverage of our annual awards night, and has