The Foundation creates connections valley-wide by inspiring donors to give and then connecting their funds to the projects and ideas brought to life on the front-lines – through our capable charitable organizations delivering programs and services in the areas of highest need.
Access the Valley is a community initiative supported and locally funded by the Columbia Valley Community Foundation and the CV Greenways Trail Alliance.
In 2017, CBAL was successful in obtaining a grant for "Love 2 Learn". This program supports children's literacy through age-appropriate crafts, stories and playtime.
The Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley exists to promote health by relieving conditions associated with end of life in our Columbia Valley communities.
In 2017, the Lake Windermere Ambassadors Society was successful in obtaining a grant to revitalize their summer and winter stewardship guides for Lake Windermere.
In 2017, PASS was successful in obtaining a Canada 150 grant which was used to purchase ski jackets for their volunteers. While serving a functional purpose, these jackets identify the volunteers on t
In 2017, the Steamboat Mountain Music Society was successful in obtaining a community grant to support the festival. This grant came from the Community Fund - an open fund used to support a variety of
In 2017, the Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club was successful in obtaining a grant for their Youth Skill Development Program. This grant allowed the club to purchase additional youth ski equipment.
The Summit Youth Centre Hub has a fully immersive virtual reality (VR) system with the equipment and ability to experience a variety of entertaining and educational scenarios.