In 2021, the Comox Valley Community Foundation was pleased to award $225,309 to 25 organizations who provided program and services in the support of children and youth, seniors, the environment, arts and culture, adults with diverse abilities, and our community’s most vulnerable residents.

Ted Wilkie, Parenting Programs Coordinator

Grant Recipient: Boys and Girls Club of Central Vancouver Island

Grant Amount: $10,100

Project Description: Supporting programs and services in the Comox Valley

Canadian Council of the Blin - Comox Valley Chapter Display Educational Materials

Grant Recipient: Canadian Council of the Blind – Comox Valley Chapter

Grant Amount: $1,100

Project Description: Sending Hope & Cheer to Members

Red Cross Courtenay HELP Equipment Volunteers

Grant Recipient: Canadian Red Cross

Grant Amount: $10,100

Project Description: New Equipment for Comox Valley Health Equipment Loan Program

Meredith Townsend, Katy Macdonald-Heath, Talia Kern (Autism Interventionists), April Statz (TAP Program Manager) and Cindy Xavier (Executive Director)

Grant Recipient: Comox Valley Child Development Association

Grant Amount: $10,000

Project Description: Supporting The Autism Program

Comox Valley Daycare Society

Grant Recipient: Comox Valley Children’s Day Care Society

Grant Amount: $5,000

Project Description: Maintaining Child Care

Richard Clarke, Andrea Cupelli and Roger Kishi at the Connect Centre

Grant Recipient: Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness

Grant Amount: $12,000

Project Description: Coordinating pandemic response for those without housing

Grant Recipient: Comox Valley Community Arts Council

Grant Amount: $10,100

Project Description: Operations Support

Caila Holbrook, Project Watershed Society

Grant Recipient: Comox Valley Project Watershed

Grant Amount: $5,000

Project Description: Operations Support

Amethyst House Staff

Grant Recipient: Comox Valley Transition Society

Grant Amount: $24,000

Project Description: Amethyst House Stabilization Funding

Shawn Thir, Courtenay Elementary School

Grant Recipient: Courtenay Elementary School

Grant Amount: $8,000

Project Description: Upgrading Community Kitchen Storage

Adapted Programs Instructor Tammy Jones

Grant Recipient: Courtenay Recreation

Grant Amount: $41,280

Project Description: Everyone Plays – Adapted & Children’s Programs

Sue Loveless, Thea Cockerton and Kate Ashton, Cumberland Community School Society

Grant Recipient: Cumberland Community Schools Society

Grant Amount: $12,000

Project Description: Adapting Operations and Programming 

Emily Gilane, Geo McCrae, Ann Paisley, Roxanna Mandryk, Samuel Borthwick, Ron Dobie, Denman Island Community Education Society

Grant Recipient: Denman Island Community Education Society

Grant Amount: $3,000

Project Description: Adapting operations and programming 

Eureka Support Society

Grant Recipient: Eureka Support Society

Grant Amount: $5,481

Project Description: Offsetting Rental Income Losses

Fanny Bay Community Association

Grant Recipient: Fanny Bay Community Association

Grant Amount: $6,500

Project Description: Operations Support

Grant Recipient: Hornby Island Athletic Association

Grant Amount: $8,000

Project Description: Upgrading the Wash House 

Hornby Island Daycare Society

Grant Recipient: Hornby Island Daycare Society

Grant Amount: $1,120

Project Description: Portable UV Air Purifier

Jamie Cooper and Chloe Siddal sit on the steps of Room to Grow

Grant Recipient: Hornby Island Education Society

Grant Amount: $8,000

Project Description: Upgrading Room to Grow

Hornby Island Housing Society Elder Housing

Grant Recipient: Hornby Island Housing Society

Grant Amount: $2,000

Project Description: Facility Upgrades

Tina Wai, Hornby Island Natural History Centre

Grant Recipient: Hornby Island Natural History Centre

Grant Amount: $1,200

Project Description: Planning for future of the Centre

Staff and Volunteers, Lake Trail Community Education Society

Grant Recipient: Lake Trail Community Education Society

Grant Amount: $4,500

Project Description: Operations Support

LUSH Valley Volunteers pack Good Food Boxes

Grant Recipient: LUSH Valley Food Action

Grant Amount: $16,410

Project Description: Healthy Student Meal Program

Old Church Theatre

Grant Recipient: Old Church Theatre Society

Grant Amount: $8,081

Project Description: Operations Support

St. Georges United Church

Grant Recipient: St. George's United Church

Grant Amount: $11,000

Project Description: Upgrading lighting to realize future savings

Tsolum River Restoration Society

Grant Recipient: Tsolum River Restoration Society

Grant Amount: $1,337

Project Description: Monitoring Water Quality