2023 Annual General Meeting
November 14, 2023 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (PST)
Please join us on Tuesday, November 14 at 5:00pm at the Vancouver Golf Club. Come network and enjoy drinks and appetizers as you meet the candidates and vote in our 2024 Board of Directors. There will also be a 20-min keynote presentation by the Tri-Cities Foundations.
To learn more about the nominees, please click here.
Community foundations are like the unsung heroes of our local communities. To those who may be unfamiliar, they are unique organizations that play a pivotal role in driving positive change at the grassroots level. These foundations act as a bridge between the generosity of individuals and the well-being of the entire community, channeling resources, and goodwill to address the most pressing challenges and seize opportunities for growth. In essence, community foundations serve as beacons of hope, ensuring that our localities are places where everyone has a chance to thrive.
At their core, community foundations are not just about financial support; they are about building a brighter future. They gather funds from a wide range of donors, from individuals to businesses, and then meticulously invest and manage these resources. The income generated is channeled into various community initiatives, spanning education, healthcare, arts, social services, and more. What sets them apart is their commitment to the long term – creating endowment funds that grow over time, providing a continuous source of support for generations to come.
These organizations are community champions. They collaborate with local non-profit organizations, government agencies, and community leaders to tackle pressing issues, from poverty alleviation to education access, and they do so with a deep understanding of the unique needs and aspirations of the community they serve. For those who are new to the concept, community foundations are a vital part of the social fabric, ensuring that no one is left behind and that our communities can thrive for years to come.
Member - $30 +GST
Non-member - $45 +GST
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Coquitlam, BC V3K 3N2 Canada