SAVE the Date – Monday September 26, 2016 and take part in our first annual golf tournament presented by Investors Group at Ledgeview. For details click here.
We are now accepting applications for the 2016 Smart and Caring Community Grants Program. The deadline is March 30. For information click here.
ACF is now inviting applications for Agriculture Enhancement Grants. This year our focus is on supporting activities related to crop innovation. For more information and to download the grant guidelines click here.
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.
The deadline has now passed for applying for scholarships and bursaries through our Student Awards Program for Grade 12 students graduating from an Abbotsford School District high school or MEI. Successful recipients will be presented with their awards at the grad ceremonies in June. This year over $250,000 will be allocated.