Our organization operates a community Food Bank, Christmas Hamper Program, Financially supports residents for Medical Travel & Treatment, Supports for Addiction & Disabilities, MedicAid (911 responding units) and Disaster Relief…
About Northeast BC Community Foundation
Community is our committment
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY FOUNDATION?
A Community Foundation is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to improving communities in a specific region. Its members contribute time, leadership and financial support to local initiatives, helping donors give back where their communities need it most.
Community Foundations help Canadians invest in building strong and resilient communities in unique and innovative ways. They link donors with specific community needs and manage long-term endowments to fund strategic granting decisions.
There are 191 community foundations covering 90 percent of communities across Canada, with $5.2 billion in assets under management.
WHO WE ARE
As a proud member of Community Foundations of Canada, the Northeast BC Community Foundation facilitates philanthropy, by partnering with donors to build permanent endowment funds that support community projects.
Founded in 2009, created by and for our communities throughout the Peace region, we are building our asset base in endowed funds to provide long-term financial support for community projects in health, the environment, social services, arts, culture and other emerging community needs.
The Northeast BC Community Foundation offers you the unique opportunity to support your community and to share in shaping its future by pooling and investing the charitable gifts of our donors. Gifts and bequests are accumulated in a permanent trust fund managed by a highly skilled team of professionals. Investment income is allocated carefully and responsibly to charitable organizations committed to enhancing the quality of life in our community.
The Northeast Regional Community Foundation is a registered charity: #82401 5556 RR0001
Every year, in partnership with our donors and fund holders, your Community Foundation provides grants to innovative charitable projects, both large and small. The Northeast BC Community Foundation has helped citizens give back to our communities since 2015.
There are two grant cycles during the year and applications can be submitted any time. Deadlines are February 15th and September 15th.
Click here to download information and guidelines
Check out our Blog for more stories and updates on grant awards.
Bultery's Community House
The Northeast BC Community Foundation has been partnering with South Peace Health Services Society and their project for the Bultery’s Community House in Dawson Creek.
Click here to donate to the Bultery’s Community House or contact us for more information.
Emergency Community Support Fund
Launched in May 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic this partnership with Community Foundations Canada, United Way of Northern BC and the Canadian Red Cross was funded by the Government of Canada to the tune of $350M. The Northeast BC Community Foundation awarded $75,000 to nine different projects in our communities.
Round #2 is now closed.
$50,000 in funding to qualified donees in our region disbursed through the Northeast BC Community Foundation.
From our Blog
The Emergency Community Support Fund provided a significant grant for counselling services for our region. CARING CONNECTIONS COUNSELLING thru COVID-19 Project has been overwhelming successful in assisting individuals facing financial…
Fall 2020 the Northeast BC Community Foundation awarded two grants from the Dawson Creek Community Endowment Fund; $4000 towards the Dawson Creek Walking Trail repaving project and $1000 towards the digitizing of South Peace newspaper project. Rotary Club of Dawson Creek Sunrise: Dawson Creek Walking Trail repaving project Joe Judge, Service Projects Chair, Rotary…
Peace Pregnancy Support Centre: The Emergency Community Support Fund Round #2 came at the perfect time for the Peace Pregnancy Support Centre, as they were looking at ways to fund their Operation Christmas Hamper 2020. Through the Northeast BC Community Foundation, they received $5,000 toward this Christmas project to provide beautiful and much needed gift…
Despite 2020 being one of the most challenging years for most of us, here in the philanthropic sector at least, there were many funding projects and opportunities for money to boost and enhance community work in our region. NEBCCF Fall Grant Cycle: The Northeast BC Community Foundation awarded two grants in the Fall Grant Cycle both from…
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