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Celebrating National Philanthropy Day in Canada!

In recognition of National Philanthropy Day on November 15, the Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation would like to express appreciation to our donors for their long-term vision and support, and to all those who work within the not-for-profit and charitable sectors for their service to our Oceanside communities. We celebrate the important

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Indigenous Language Revitalization on Vancouver Island
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Foundation Funding Supports Indigenous Language Revitalization

The Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation is working to build permanent legacies that support local causes. One cause that holds deep meaning for Indigenous people of Vancouver Island is the revitalization of Indigenous languages, and one young man, Tim Masso, is championing this cause with Foundation support. With a scholarship established by

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Join the PQCF Board
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Opportunity Knocks! Join the PQCF Board

Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation is seeking applications from community leaders interested in serving as a member of the Board of Directors. This is an opportunity to support and influence the future direction of a dynamic community foundation. Founded in 1999, PQCF is one of 191 similar organizations located all over

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Apply for the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

Public spaces are a big part of what makes communities safe, vibrant, and connected. They enable a feeling of belonging, places where we return to in work and play, and where we make new connections. Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation is participating in the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative (CHCI), a new $31

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Local Vital Signs Survey 2020
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Share Your Perspective: Take the Local Vital Signs Survey

Share your perspective on life in our local communities with a Vital Signs survey, led by Vancouver Island University (VIU). A Vital Signs report is a public document that illustrates the health and well being of a community using social, environmental and economic indicators. A team at VIU is currently

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Contributions to Local Charities during COVID-19
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Contributions to Local Charities During COVID-19

Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation (PQCF) offers a big THANK YOU to community supporters! The Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, has been able to offer nearly $70,000 in financial support to non-profit organizations. This was made possible through public donations and partnerships with the Vancouver Foundation and the Nanaimo Foundation. In

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Vital Signs Survey Results 2019
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Quality of Life Survey Results for Central and North Vancouver Island

Quality of Life Survey Results for Central and North Vancouver Island Almost 8000 people from central and north Vancouver Island — including Duncan, Nanaimo, Campbell River, Port Alberni, Tofino, Courtenay, Qualicum, and Parksville — responded to a quality of life, online survey led by Vital Signs. The 2019 report provides a

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Responding to COVID-19—Grants to include Emergency Response

In light of the COVID-19 health crisis, the Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation is developing ways to help combat and deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.  These are challenging times as we navigate how best to respond in order to keep our residents safe. For applications coming in for our Annual Foundation Grant, and

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