Community Foundations bring together people who care about their communities. They facilitate philanthropy by partnering with donors to build permanent endowments and other funds from which they support community projects. Because community foundations focus on building permanent endowments, they are able to address long-term community challenges as well as immediate needs.
Who Are We?
Squamish Community Foundation provides a vehicle for attracting, managing and distributing donations within our community. This increases the amount of money available to charitable organizations and other eligible donees
The primary purpose of the Squamish Community Foundation is to pool donations in a perpetual endowment fund that earns income. The capital of such funds is managed and monitored by the board of directors. Grants are made from the income earned on the endowment. This mechanism creates a permanent source of funding.
We manage over $400,000 dollars in donor funds and distribute the income to registered charities for community projects. Please take a moment to browse through our website for more information about the Squamish Community Foundation and how you can help support many worthwhile community groups.
News & Updates
Ron Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Squamish Community Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Ron Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund established by Squamish Terminals. Ron, former President & CEO of Squamish Terminals, was a dedicated volunteer who served many years with the Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, the Corridor's Mayors Committee, West Coast Heritage Railway Association and many other worthy causes. In 2015 he was awarded Citizen of the Year for his many contributions to the community. Ron passed away from Cancer in August 2016
This fund will support an annual scholarship of $1000 to a grade twelve student, living in the Squamish region, who is registered to attend a post-secondary institution in either a transportation, political science or business field of study and has demonstrated service to the community. Additional funding for this Endowment was generously contributed by Neptune Terminals, British Columbia Maritime Employers Association, Envirochem Services Inc, and individual donors.
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