Hear from Grant Recipients

The Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation supports initiatives designed to improve the quality of life for our residents today, and into the future.  

Hear from Grant Recipients as they describe how funding has been put to work in our communities.

Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant


Coaches: Carol Barson, Sean Herbert, Ida Kespe, and Allan Wood
With the help of a $350 Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant, Junior Curling Coaches at the Qualicum Beach Curling Club hosted a fun-filled 'Try Curling' day on Oct. 5th. The event trained 12 new curlers aged 9-14 to learn the skills of curling and get a true feel for the sport.
Foundation Grant


Gordon Craig, CERO Treasurer
C-Streets Emergency Response Organization (CERO) was able to schedule a first aid training course for 11 residents on August 24, 2021. The course was provided by Alert First-Aid Inc. of Victoria through their Nanaimo branch. The course was a full day and covered the basic elements of first aid.
Neighbourhood Small Grant Program


Oceanside A Cappella
Oceanside a Cappella Chorus is one of the choirs of the Qualicum Beach Seniors Activity Centre. They have used their Neighbourhood Small Grant to produce and share a virtual video of members singing 'Blackbird.'</a.