The Coquitlam Foundation 125 Legacy Fund

Description of donor:

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.

Purpose of Fund:

Created in 2016 to, this fund is designed to support community-legacy projects throughout the city. Examples of legacy projects that might be funded include: public art; book publications; video productions; musical compositions; restoration projects of benefit to all Coquitlam residents; community infrastructure (gardens, trails, etc.); and commemorative plaques.

Eligibility:

  • Organizations must be on the Canada Revenue Agency’s List of Charities
  • You need to demonstrate how your project meets the purpose listed above.

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 "The Coquitlam Foundation 125 Legacy 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.