Purpose of Fund:
The Coquitlam Search and Rescue Society and the Coquitlam Foundation established this fund jointly in May 2003 with an initial contribution of $20,000.00.Income from the fund is to be disbursed to the Coquitlam Search and Rescue Society for the purposes of providing land and inland water search and rescue services and wilderness public safety education within the areas they serve.
This is a donor-advised fund advised by Coquitlam Search and Rescue themselves. The fund is to support the team to do its job and they may advise the board as to what the purpose they would like the funds to go towards.
How to apply for this fund:
This fund is not open for applications.
How to donate to the fund:
There are several ways you can give to the Foundation. To see all the options click on the following link: Giving Options.
There are two popular ways you can donate to this fund. First, a cheque made payable to the Coquitlam Foundation can be sent to:
c/o 1207 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3
Include a note that the donation is for the "Coquitlam Search and Rescue Fund". Donations sent this way of $25 or more will receive a tax receipt.
The second way you can donate is through our online donation system, which is provided by Canada Helps, a non-profit organization. Through a fee of 3.5% to cover the cost of the credit card charge Canada Helps will issue you a tax receipt directly for your donations. We thank them for their partnership.