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Comox Valley Transition Society

The Comox Valley Transition Society has been awarded a $5000.00 Community Grant to help refurbish Lilli House, their home for women and their children who are escaping abusive relationships.  Since its opening in 1992, Lilli House has received some 18,000 crisis calls and sheltered 4823 women and children. Some stay for just one night. Others stay for several weeks…

201102.22
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Cumberland and District Historical Society

The Comox Valley Community Foundation has awarded a $5000.00 grant to The Cumberland and District Historical Society for their Cumberland Museum Multi-Media Project. This project aims to transfer existing video and audio recordings to digital format (approximately 25 VHS videos and 50 cassette recordings) and update and upgrade basic museum equipment for use in recording and…

201102.21
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Comox Valley Project Watershed

Comox Valley Project Watershed is the recipient of a $2,800 Comox Valley Community Foundation grant for the purchase of a high gain antenna to support a project in partnership with the Comox Valley Conservation Strategy (CVCS). The aim of the project is to protect sensitive habitats in the Comox Valley, especially those under threat from development (e.g. those…

201102.21
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Black Creek Community Association

The Black Creek Community Association has been awarded $3000.00 for renovations to their community centre’s kitchen. The space is primarily used for preschool programs including the Pumpkin Patch Cooperative Nursery School, which operates from the facility, and for childminding and children’s programs. The project will serve to enhance the quality of the programs offered at the BCCA and will…

201005.25
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Capes Home Legacy

The Comox Valley Community Foundation’s contribution of five thousand dollars to the Courtenay and District Museum’s Capes Escape Vacation Rental has made a significant difference this year in the ongoing restoration of this popular heritage home and property. Funds for landscaping, improved drainage and outbuilding repair take the museum’s efforts one step further in providing…

201005.25
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The Comox Archives and Museum

There is no stopping the Comox Archives and Museum Society (CAMS) now that they have received their new computers and archival quality scanner from a donation by the Comox Valley Community Foundation. The equipment will be put to good use as CAMS begins to organize an exhibit on the Lazo Women’s Institute.  The display will reveal…

201005.25
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The Comox Valley Land Trust

The Comox Valley Land Trust (CVLT), Comox Valley Project Watershed Society (CVPWS) and the Comox Valley Conservation Strategy Community Partnership (CVCSCP) has received a grant of $5000.00 from the Comox Valley Community Foundation $5,000. This grant was used by the CVCSCP to upgrade mapping equipment for the newly founded “The Mapping Centre” (TMC) under the auspices…