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Many of us who travel have collected a few Aeroplan points - but the reality is some will never be used - some are simply ignored or forgotten and left to expire.  Now you have the option of donating your extra, unneeded or expiring Aeroplan points to the Coquitlam Foundation.  The
By now, you've probably heard the Coquitlam Foundation is in the midst of its "awards season," and will be accepting applications for grants, scholarships and bursaries until 4 p.m., Feb. 17 -- that's less than a month from now. But you might not have realized that the Port
The agenda was full and the enthusiasm was high as the board of directors of the Coquitlam Foundation held its first meeting of 2016 on the evening of Jan. 14 at Coquitlam City Hall. The current “grants” cycle commanded a lot of attention, as the foundation will be accepting
Our latest "grants cycle" is now well underway, and we're already fielding questions about how to apply for grants, bursaries and scholarships. We've just issued an explanatory news release on the 2016 grants cycle, and have also taken steps to place an ad
Regular visitors to this site will no doubt have noticed that we have three new, warm-and-friendly photos atop our home page. In case you're wondering what events they depict, they are (left-to-right): Bursary winners receiving awards at our 2015 Awards Night; dancing at our Kickin' It
We are happy to report that Glen Elementary has put its 2015 Community Grant to good use. This past Monday, the school unveiled a beautiful mural, its 100-Year-Reunion Legacy Project. Please click here to visit our Facebook page for a photo of the mural and a description of the unveiling event.
The Coquitlam Foundation's 2016 Annual Awards Cycle for Community Grants, Bursaries and Scholarships has begun.  Find all the details and the 2016 Application Forms under the "Grants and Bursaries" tab here on our Website.  The submission process has changed for 2016 to make
It was very gratifying for the foundation to see publicity, in the recent snapd Tri-Cities, about an event sponsored by one of our longest-standing donor-advised funds, the Shelagh Elaine Fulton Memorial Fund. The fund was established by one of our past chairs, Gordon Fulton, in the name
Our Kickin' It Country party was a wagon-load of fun and a great success due in no small part to our sponsors and donors. We are most grateful for their support! Please click here to view the full list of those generous supporters. And, while you're at it, please click here for a
Happy National Philanthropy Day, everyone! If you don't already have a smile on your face, you'll be sure to have a grin as wide as a country mile when you see the photos from last night's Kickin' It Country party. What a fun time we all had! Thanks to everyone--all the