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100 Women Who Care Squamish Launches Endowment Fund

Supporting their mission to make a huge impact in this community, 100 Women Who Care Squamish proudly announces their Endowment Fund in partnership with the Squamish Community Foundation. This marks a significant milestone for 100 Women Who Care Squamish, aiming to create a perpetual source of funding in the community…
Karen Clarke
January 27, 2024
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SCF’s 2023 Impact Report

The Squamish Community Foundation (SCF) is pleased to present the 2023 Impact Report. This is the second annual report designed to highlight the impact on the community from our donor funds, community partnerships, granting and other programs. Highlights from the report: In 2023, the SCF celebrated 20 years of serving…
Karen Clarke
January 27, 2024
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Funding Supports Squamish Nation Garden Project

In partnership with Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) and the Squamish Community Foundation, Kia Communities in Motion provided funding in 2023 to the Squamish Nation Skwxwu7mesh Uxwumixw Valley Garden Project. Kia Communities in Motion is a grassroots initiative that will see Kia Canada invest $1.4M over four years to support…
Karen Clarke
January 12, 2024
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Squamish 2023 Vital Signs Report Released

The Squamish Community Foundation is pleased to present the 2023 Squamish Vital Signs report. The Squamish Vital Signs report measures overall vitality of our community. The report is used to inform conversation and support evidence-based, locally-relevant solutions. Vital Signs is Canada’s most extensive community-driven data program, leveraging local knowledge to identify…
Karen Clarke
August 1, 2023
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Celebrating 20 Years of Community Impact

This year, 2023, the Squamish Community Foundation (SCF) is celebrating 20 years of serving Squamish charities, non-profits, students, and neighbourhoods. The SCF began in 2003 when a group of founding donors had the insight and community commitment to create the foundation and sponsor its growth. The initial donations of 17…
Karen Clarke
July 20, 2023
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Neighbourhood Small Grants Call for Donations

From neighbourhood block parties to community gardens and cultural events, there are many ways to build a thriving community. The Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program is based on a simple, but powerful idea—that everyone is a valuable member of the community and that we all have something to share. The…
Karen Clarke
June 22, 2023
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SCF’s 2022 Impact Report

The Squamish Community Foundation (SCF) is pleased to present the 2022 Impact Report. This is the first annual report designed to highlight the impact on the community from our donor funds, community partnerships, granting and other programs. Highlights from the report: Over $30,000 in Endowment Fund distributions were shared with…
SquamishFoundationAdmin
December 19, 2022
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Vital Signs Community Conversation #1: Event Recap

Over 50 community members gathered at Brennan Park on November 24th to participate in the first of two Community Conversations hosted by the Squamish Community Foundation (SCF), as part of the 2023 Vital Signs research project. We saw a diverse group of Squamish residents involved, including those from local small businesses,…
SquamishFoundationAdmin
December 19, 2022