ACF invites Grade 12 students graduating from an Abbotsford School District high school or MEI to apply for a student award to support their post-secondary education. Applications available online now and the deadline to apply is February 26. Click here for more info.
Everyone has a story to tell and now, through the Foundation’s Abbotsford Legacy Stories Program, you can leave both a financial and historical legacy to your community. To find out how click here.
ACF’s grants are funded from the income of our Smart and Caring Fund. For every dollar donated to the Smart and Caring Campaign, we will grant a dollar to local programs for children in need, up to $300,000 by 2017. Find out how you can Champion Abbotsford Kids.
The Salvation Army received a grant from the Mary Victoria Wakefield Animal Welfare Fund for its new Pet Clinic where the homeless can bring in their pets to receive care. You can establish a fund to support an issue or a specific charity or charities. To find out more visit What to Support.
ACF can work with estate lawyers, financial planners, accountants and investment managers to create charitable gift plans for clients. Many people have already chosen to remember their community with a gift in their will to create a lasting legacy. To learn more visit our Professional Advisors Page.
ACF receives the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for “Non Profit Organization of the Year”. From left to right, Hank Kroeker, Harv Wiens, Kal Sidhu, Sukh Sidhu, Susan McAlevy, Wendy Neufeld, Marion Juhasz, Lorna Hart and Brian Loughlin.
ACF has distributed Smart and Caring Grants totaling $165,000 in the past two years. The next round of Smart and Caring Granting will begin in mid February. For a description of the programs funded in 2015 visit S & C Grants Summary 2015
Last year the Agriculture Enhancement Grants Program, a joint initiative with the City of Abbotsford granted $45,000 to Catalyst Agri-Innovations Society to help fund research on duckweed. This year applications will be available March 1, 2016.