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Emergency Community Support Fund
Community Funds

Emergency Community Support Fund

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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Vital Signs Survey Results 2019
News

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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Annual Foundation Grant
Annual Foundation Grant

Apply for an Annual Foundation Grant

Apply for an Annual Foundation Grant Through its Community Fund grant program, the Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation supports initiatives designed to improve the quality of life for residents within District #69. APPLY BY APRIL 15th (extended deadline). During the COVID-19 health crisis, we will also consider emergency response projects. See

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Neighbourhood Small Grants
Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

Accepting Applications for Neighbourhood Small Grants Program 2020

Do you have a great idea for your neighbourhood? Apply for a grant of up to $500 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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Investment Readiness Program
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New Grant! Investment Readiness Program

The Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a federally funded initiative for social-purpose organizations to become investment ready and participate in Canada’s social finance market. Social purpose organizations can apply for funding between $10,000 – $100,000 to launch, design, measure and scale their social enterprise.  On Vancouver Island, the Victoria Foundation is hosting

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Benefits of Giving
Insights

The Benefits of Giving

Whether you buy gifts, volunteer your time, or donate money to charity, giving has some added benefits, such as feeling a big dose of happiness. Giving is much more than reducing your tax burden—it may also help build stronger social connections, or cause a ripple effect of generosity through your

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Happy Holidays
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Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year in 2020!

The Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation wishes you all the best in 2020, and sincerely hopes you have the opportunity to enjoy your family, friends and community. We are blessed not only to reside in a wonderful country but in a very special region. We live in communities from Deep Bay to

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NSG Evaluation Report
Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

Neighbourhood Small Grants Evaluation Report

Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) is concluding a special milestone of 20 years contributing to communities, continuing to fulfill its vision as a grassroots grantmaking movement. The impact of small grants reach far beyond any single event. Collectively, NSG contributes to the greater movement that is improving our communities. NSG brings

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Giving Tuesday
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Giving Tuesday

Join the movement dedicated to giving back on Giving Tuesday, National Giving Day on Dec. 3rd, 2019.  Choosing to donate to Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation multiplies the impact of donations by placing gifts in permanent, income earning endowment funds. A gift to the Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation capital—and all future

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