201303.22
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More ways than one to build a legacy for giving

The mission of the Foundation is to provide an on-going source of funding for existing and ever changing needs of the community’s many charitable and not-for-profit organizations. Donations come in many forms and are always added to the larger pool of capital so that the Foundation’s assets earn more income thus allowing it to accomplish…

201302.22
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Pooling Financial Assets Makes it Possible

In January the Comox Valley Community Foundation awarded nearly $49,000 to various local organizations that are providing much needed services for the community. These awards represent only a portion of the nearly $100,000 The Foundation will disburse this year. It is only through the generosity of individuals, families, businesses and organizations that makes this level…

201301.22
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A Brief History of Community Foundations

Community foundations came into being at a time of major changes in the structure of philanthropy, particularly in the United States. While charity met the immediate needs of those less fortunate, it did not seem to provide solutions for lasting change. In response wealthy people such as Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller, Sr. established…

201212.22
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A purr-fect solution

There are over 30 known feral cat colonies or clowders, some with over 50 cats, now living in the Comox Valley. Feral means “gone wild” however most of these cats have been “born” in the wild and as adults cannot be domesticated. Left uncontrolled, these animals produce a number of problems including, property damage, strong…

201211.22
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Just What is a Community Foundation

Your Comox Valley Community Foundation is an independent registered philanthropic institution whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the Comox Valley by providing financial support to community based charitable organizations. While there are many different organizations working towards building a better community, there are a few things that make the Foundation different….

201102.21
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Courtenay Rotary Presents $170,000 To Foundation

On Saturday October 23rd, at the annual gala of the Comox Valley Community Foundation, Neil Woodrow representing the Rotary Club Courtenay Foundation, presented Lorne Harder, President of the Community Foundation, with a cheque for $170,000. The Courtenay Rotary Foundation felt that the Comox Valley Community Foundation’s mandate is so similar to our mandate that they…

201102.21
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Courtenay Rotary Presents $170,000 To Foundation

On Saturday October 23rd, at the annual gala of the Comox Valley Community Foundation, Neil Woodrow representing the Rotary Club Courtenay Foundation, presented Lorne Harder, President of the Community Foundation, with a cheque for $170,000. The Courtenay Rotary Foundation felt that the Comox Valley Community Foundation’s mandate is so similar to our mandate that they…

201004.27
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The Erik and Beverly Ericksson Fund Family Fund

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201004.27
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The Art Hobson Family Fund

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201004.25
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The Honorable Stanley B. Hagen Fund

To the great loss of his family, the Province and this community, Stan Hagen passed away in January of 2009. Stan was the founding president of the Comox Valley Community Foundation and in his memory, the Hagen family and the Foundation have established “The Honourable Stanley B. Hagen Fund”.  Proceeds from this fund will be used…