Who is CVCF & What We Do

The Comox Valley Community Foundation is a federally registered charitable organization dedicated to enriching lives in the Comox Valley.  We do this through innovative and comprehensive solutions to charitable giving, philanthropic leadership and collaboration.

As an endowment-based foundation, the CVCF ensures the long-term vitality of the community by investing funds in perpetuity and using revenue generated to support charitable organizations and other qualified donees (as defined by the Canada Revenue Agency).

 Our Mission

Our mission, quite simply, is to enrich the lives of the people in the Comox Valley.  Entrusted with gifts by people and organizations that recognize the uniqueness and vitality of the communities in the Valley, we work to maintain and strengthen these attributes by investing strategically in needed and innovative community-based solutions.

 Our Values

The Comox Valley Community Foundation values its commitment and dedication to enriching the dignity and quality of life for the residents of the Comox Valley by conducting its affairs with:

  • integrity,
  • compassion,
  • accountability,
  • fairness,
  • equity,
  • openness, and
  • approachability

What We Do

All gifts are invested and held forever in an endowment. Through prudent investment and due diligence in grant making, the Foundation is able to ensure that our donors’ wishes are respected in perpetuity. By establishing a fund with Comox Valley Community Foundation we can help you give back in a highly customized, flexible manner. Through the Comox Valley Community Foundation, a donor can support multiple charities, specific areas of interest, offer alternative giving solutions or create unique opportunities to leverage funding with others. Like an honest broker, we provide neutral advice keeping donors’ interests at heart. And can help you give back in a way that is meaningful for you.