Building Vibrant
Communities

Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation helps build vibrant communities through our Grant programs.

Our Foundation is one of 191 similar organizations located all over Canada, helping communities be resilient places to live, work and play for generations to come.

We help build vibrant communities by cultivating community capacity.

Facilitate Donors

We work with donors to build endowment funds that ensure vibrant futures for our communities and neighbourhoods.

Grant Funds

We grant funds to the widest possible range of organizations and initiatives in order to meet the needs of our communities.

Build Connections

We bring neighbours together to stimulate new ideas, build participation, and strengthen community philanthropy.

Latest News

Apply for a Neighbourhood Small Grant — Applications Open Sept. 15 – Oct. 29
Join our Board of Directors to help make a difference right here in Oceanside.

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Founded in 1999, the Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation celebrated 20 years in 2020 providing grants that support local community organizations. Read more…

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Our Values

Integrity

We are honest, respectful and ethical in all our thoughts and actions.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We are accountable to those with whom we work and to those we serve including donors, clients, and partners.

INCLUSIVITY

We are open to diverse thoughts and actions, recognizing that our communities and neighbourhoods include people.

INNOVATION

We are creative and inventive in our responses to opportunities and challenges.

PERSPECTIVE

We are conscious that our decisions and actions impact today’s and future generations.

LEVERAGE

We are rigorous in achieving maximum benefit from every relationship and opportunity.