The James Gordon Stewart Fund

Description of donor:

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.

Purpose of Fund:

Founded in 2012 and seeded with a bequest from the estate of James Gordon Stewart, a long time Coquitlam resident who died in 2009, the James Gordon Stewart Fund is designed to support research into Alzheimer's and kidney disease, to aid patients afflicted by those diseases.


  • You must be on the Canada Revenue Agency’s List of Charities
  • You need to demonstrate how your project helps Alzhimer’s and kidney disease.

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.

2020 Community Grant Application

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:

P.O. Box 64710, Sunwood Square, Coquitlam, BC  V3B 0H1

Include a note that the donation is for the "The James Gordon Stewart 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.