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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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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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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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Community Funds

PQCF is Receiving Applications for NSG and ECSF until Oct. 30

Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation is currently receiving applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) and Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program, with applications due by Friday Oct. 30th. The $350M Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is helping Canada’s most vulnerable populations during COVID-19. ECSF is providing a much-needed boost to organizations on

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Emergency Community Support Fund
Community Funds

Apply for the Emergency Community Support Fund until Oct. 30

The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million emergency funding program from the Government of Canada. The ESCF will provide immediate financial support for projects that are serving vulnerable populations as they manage the impacts of COVID-19.  The fund is designed to help Canada’s most vulnerable populations during

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Neighbourhood Small Grants
Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

Apply for Neighbourhood Small Grant until Oct. 30

Do you have a great idea for your neighbourhood? Apply for a grant of up to $300 to bring people together and make your neighbourhood an even better place to live. Neighbourhood Small Grants is a unique program that helps build community and strengthen connections right where people live. The

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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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