PQCF News

Annual Foundation Grant

Annual Grant supports protection of French Creek Eagle Sanctuary

The Save Estuary Land Society and Friends of French Creek Conservation Society partnership is a recent recipient of an Annual Foundation Grant of $4,000. Along with this funding and many other sources, the BC Parks Foundation has confirmed all funds have been raised to purchase and protect 23 acres as an Eagle Sanctuary. Here is the

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Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

Apply for a Neighbourhood Small Grant this Spring

Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) are open just in time for spring! The NSG program is based on a simple but powerful idea — when people feel a sense of connection and belonging to their neighbourhood, they are more likely to be engaged in activities that make it a better place.  BC residents can

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Community Funds

Annual Foundation Grants in 2022

Annual Foundation Grants in 2022! Parksville Quality Community Foundation wants to support you! Through its Community Fund Program, the Foundation supports initiatives designed to improve the quality of life for Oceanside residents within BC School District 69. We are receiving applications from February 15th – March 31. Grants up to $4000

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Community Funds

Foundation Grant Assists Local C-Streets Emergency Response Organization (CERO)

Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation is here to help strengthen our community. This August we were able to provide the C-Streets Emergency Response Organization (CERO) with a $500 donation toward first aid training for 11 local residents.  The course was provided by Alert First-Aid Inc. of Victoria through their Nanaimo branch. The

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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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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
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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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