This Fund commemorates the life of Carleigh LeClair who was born and raised in Coquitlam. Carleigh attended Hillcrest Elementary School, Maillard Junior Secondary School and graduated from Centennial High School. When Carleigh was 16 years old she was diagnosed with Type 1 (Juvenile) diabetes. The disease had a devastating effect on every aspect of Carleigh’s life. She struggled with controlling her blood sugar levels and with the emotional trauma that came with never knowing how diabetes would affect her next. […]
Beverley Cook was born in Victoria in 1948 and lived in Coquitlam for approximately twenty years before her passing June 2, 2010 at the age of 62. After a fifteen year fight, her death was caused by complications associated with her primary disease, multiple myeloma. She remained very positive and caring for others to the end. Beverley was a devoted stay at home Mom for her three children, Alan, Matheson, and Ann, and a loving wife for Norm (42 years). […]
Situated on 57 acres of land in the heart of the Tri-Cities, Coquitlam Centre features over 910,000 square feet of retail on two spacious levels. Coquitlam Centre is the only shopping centre in the Metro Vancouver offering Hudson’s Bay, London Drugs, Sport Chek, T&T Supermarket, UNIQLO, H&M, Aritzia, Sephora, Lululemon, Atmosphere, Golf Town, Walmart, and Best Buy, all in one convenient location.
The Coquitlam Public Library Living Legacy Fund is a donor-advised fund, created in October 2011, through which the Coquitlam Public Library Board will further the library’s mission–to connect Coquitlam’s diverse community to creativity, discovery and knowledge.
Alexander Bell moved to Coquitlam in 2000. He has a long history of working with a variety of diversity groups including youth, people with mental health challenges, people with disabilities, Canadian immigrants, and aboriginal communities. In 2010 Alex decided he wanted to start a community fund that would help support diversity groups that may be marginalized in Coquitlam and the Tri-Cities, to become more integrated either socially or economically into the community. So the Community Diversity Fund was born. In […]
Coquitlam Search and Rescue is a Volunteer Search and Rescue team based in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada. We serve the communities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody (The Tri-cities), Anmore, Belcarra, Burnaby and New Westminster. To learn more about Coquitlam Search and Rescue go to their website.
Dogwood Pavilion isa social recreation centrefor adults50 years or better toget together, make new friends and enjoy a variety of leisure activities. It is a warm and friendly place with plenty of free parking. The pavilion is operated by the City of Coquitlam Parks, Recreation and Culture Department. We also have a fully equipped woodworking shop, snooker room, lapidary workshop, computer lab, lounge and library. This fund was originally named the Hollins Green Fund when it was under the direction […]
The Evergreen Cultural Centre, a registered charitable organization and not-for-profit society, opened its doors in October 1996 in the new Town Centre in Coquitlam, British Columbia. A shared vision of the City of Coquitlam, the Tri-City arts community, private business and senior government, it is a facility and organization committed to providing excellence in arts and culture. Evergreen is operated by the Evergreen Cultural Centre Society and governed by a Board of Directors. It is funded by the City of […]
Friends of Mundy Park Heritage Society have established a new donor-advised fund designed to support projects and activities promoting or enhancing the conservation of the Coquitlam park system’s crown jewel, Mundy Park.
On May 18th, 2006 Michael was driving to Kelowna with his former spouse and seven-month-old twins, to attend a work function and stay with friends. Catastrophe struck while on the Coquilhalla highway — Michael lost control of the van and it rolled at least one and a half times. Michael was unresponsive, with evidence that the airbags had deployed and he was restrained by his seatbelt. He was in a comatose state. He was transported by air to Royal Inlands […]
Noura Homes is a family owned company that creates luxurious dream homes. Known for their high-end homes in Burke Mountain, central Coquitlam, Westwood Plateau, and Rockridge. Building custom dream homes successfully since 1992.
Peter Legge is an inspiration to anyone who meets him! He lives his life dream as an internationally acclaimed professional speaker, a bestselling author and as Chairman & CEO of the largest independently owned magazine publishing company in Western Canada – Canada Wide Media Limited. He is a community leader, tirelessly devoting his time to many worthwhile organizations and a past Chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade. For more than 40 years, Peter Legge has embodied the gutsy spirit […]
This Fund is to commemorate the memory of Shelagh Fulton (nee Hogg), a long time Coquitlam resident and community volunteer. Shelagh lived with the challenges of rheumatoid arthritis her entire adult life. In 1989 she co-founded the Hang Tough Arthritis Support Group and was actively involved with the Group until shortly before her death on December 27, 2001. She was a compassionate and caring person who inspired many.
This is a fund, officially sanctioned by the City of Coquitlam’s 125 Anniversary office, was created by the Coquitlam Foundation to mark the 125 anniversary of the founding of the City of Coquitlam.
Founded in 2013, the Coquitlam Foundation Community Fund (“CFCF”) draws several previously separate foundation-directed funds–including the the Builders’ Trust Fund, the Community Wellness Fund, the Cultural Fund, the Education Fund, the Environment Fund and the Heritage Fund–into one large community fund. This rebalancing gives the Foundation greater flexibility to better respond to a wide range of community funding requests.
Before he died in December 2009 at the age of 83, Mr. Stewart directed in his will that
the foundation distribute monies to help people with Alzheimer’s and kidney disease as well as Tri-City students attending Simon Fraser University.
Dr. J. Crosby Johnston was one of the founding board members of the Coquitlam Foundation. He is one of the driving forces behind Coquitlam’s request for city status. He was active in the community over the years by serving on committees such as the Committee for the Disabled, the Coquitlam Crime Prevention Committee and served as President of Dogwood Pavilion for two terms.