PQCF News

Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

Congratulations to 2021 Neighbourhood Small Grants Recipients!

Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation has awarded Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) to several individuals across Oceanside communities, helping to make their vision a reality!  Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) helps to build community and strengthen connections locally, and offers up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents (with

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Community Funds

Applications are Open for Round 2 of the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

Apply for the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative (CHCI), a $31 million investment from the Government of Canada that’s supporting communities to adapt public spaces for the new realities of the pandemic. Round 2 of funding applications are being received until June 25th.  Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) and Canadian Urban Institute are partnering to deliver

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Annual Foundation Grant

Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation Awards $41,500 to 13 Local Charities

Through its Annual Foundation Grants, the Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation (PQCF) has awarded funds to 13 local charities, distributing $41,500 across Oceanside. PQCF connects visionary donors with causes that truly matter, enabling the Foundation to invest in people and projects by assisting local charitable organizations that make local communities stronger—now and

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Join the PQCF Board
News

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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Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

Submit your Ideas for a Neighbourhood Small Grant this Spring

Applications for Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) are open just in time for spring! Community members living across all regions of Vancouver Island have until April 15 to submit their innovative ideas. Small projects for up to $500 that foster community connectivity within physical distancing guidelines will all be considered. While

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Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

Apply for a Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant

­Do you have an idea that connects people socially or helps them share skills or talents with each other? Apply for a Responsive Neighbourhood Grant up to $500. The Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program is based on a simple but powerful idea — when people feel a sense of connection and

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Annual Foundation Grant
Community Funds

Apply for our Annual Foundation Grant

Apply for an Annual Foundation Grant Through its Community Fund Program, the Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation supports initiatives designed to improve the quality of life for residents within BC School District 69, also known as Oceanside. We are receiving applications from February 15th – March 31st. During the COVID-19 health crisis,

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News

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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VIU Survey
Special Events

Participate in VIU Survey: How do you relate to nature in our local area?

Participate in VIU Survey Vancouver Island University (VIU) is conducting a short survey where you can share how you feel about nature in your community. This project seeks to understand the impacts of people’s actions on ecosystems within the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region. A group of environmental psychologists and geographers

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Giving Tuesday Dec. 1
Giving

Mark your Calendar for GivingTuesday Dec. 1

Don’t miss out on the 8th annual GivingTuesday on December 1st, 2020! GivingTuesday is a national movement dedicated to giving back! Communities across Canada participate in this national day of giving each year after Black Friday. This special day is a time for charities, companies, and individuals to join together

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