Purpose of Fund:
Founded in April, 2017 by the Noura Homes and the Askarian family, the fund supports a number of charitable purposes in the Tri-Cities, including:
- providing financial assistance for and in support of women and children in need and requiring shelter, clothing and food or other support services, and to foster recovery, independence, education, and skills-training to become self-supporting;
- providing financial assistance for and in support of those with mental-health challenges;
- providing financial assistance for charitable programs that address a need of residents in the Tri-Cities communities.
The fund also provides scholarship opportunities through financial assistance to students through scholarships for attendance at post-secondary institutions or career training programs, particularly students pursuing training in the construction trades.
How to apply for this fund:
Each year, between early December and Mid-February, the Coquitlam Foundation accepts applications for its various funds. We will accept applications for this fund at that time through our application process.
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 "Noura Homes Community 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.