The 2017 Smart and Caring Community Grants Program is now accepting applications. Learn more.
Just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday ACF has $150,000 available to grant to agriculture projects. Program Guidelines describe this year’s focus on supporting new technology. The deadline to send in your Letter of Intent is March 17, 2017.
The 2017 Student Awards Program for Grade 12 students graduating from an Abbotsford School District Secondary School or MEI Secondary School is now accepting applications. Visit Student Awards for more information.
Learn how your neighbourhood can apply for one of the City’s Neighbourhood Spirit Grants funded by the City, Vancouver Foundation and ACF here.
Dr. Jeff Kornelsen and his wife Bonnie recently created a donor advised fund to help women recovering addictions.
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.
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.
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.
The 2016 Abbotsford Vital Signs Report on Belonging is now available here where you can also find links to the Vancouver Foundation’s BC and Regional Vital Signs Reports on Belonging and Community Foundation of Canada’s national reports on Belonging and Belonging and Sport.
Last month we celebrated National Philanthropy Day by giving out two philanthropy awards. Learn more from our November newsletter.