Our foundation supports nonprofit and charitable organizations in Campbell River. We work closely with our donors to connect them with causes that matter.
A Way to Give Back to Campbell River
We bring people together who care about our community. As a local, independent, volunteer-driven, charitable organization; our mission is to enrich life in Campbell River. We do this by facilitating philanthropy, by helping people help others.
“Helping People Help Others”
The Campbell River Community Foundation supports nonprofit and charitable organizations in Campbell River. To date, we have distributed over $500,000 in grants to support art, culture, education, youth, health, and our environment. All of these community projects help to make our city a healthier, more vibrant, and livable community. Our grants are made possible through the generosity of community-minded donors. We work closely with our donors to connect them with causes that matter in a variety of areas.
Our Foundation’s mission is to enrich life in Campbell River by:
Connecting donors, non-profits, and charities to help create a vibrant, livable, and healthy community.
Helping people leave their legacy by developing a permanent endowment.
Assessing and responding to emerging and changing community needs.
Providing a vehicle and service for donors with varied interests and levels of giving.
Donate, Save and See The Impact On Your Community
You can now use our donation tax savings calculator to determine the impact of your generous donation on the community that means so much to you, and all of us. Calculate your tax savings in the form of monies, stocks, mutual funds and RRSPs/RRIFs. Our new donation savings calculator is as easy as 1-2-3. Following the steps, entering in your information one piece at a time and see the final results of your donation, prior to committing to any sort of donation.
2022 Community Foundation Grant Wrap Up
The 2022 granting cycle is a wrap! We had a very busy and exciting grant season at the Campbell River Community Foundation (CRCF) with both our Community Grants and our Neighbourhood Small Grants streams open at the same time. Community Grants are sourced from the interest earned on the CRCF
Application for Neighbourhood Small Grant Open March 15th 2022
Applications for a Neighbourhood Small Grant are open from:March 15th to April 29th, 2022 A Neighbourhood Small Grant of $50 to $500 will help you to carry out “Community Acts of Kindness” through projects that build and strengthen our community and neighbourhoods. Share your skills, your language, your music, your
A Family Affair
An article written by Mary and Tara Ashley 1990 was an exciting year for me, and for Campbell River. Although we didn’t realize it then, we took a step forward that would create the Campbell River Community Foundation ….a “forever” legacy that is firmly established in 2021. It was the
Not Just Any Charity
Below is an article written by two teachers in Campbell River who have supported the Community Foundation is a variety of ways: We are Kyle and Sarah Leigh, proud Campbell Riverites. As two middle school teachers, we are connected to the community through the youth that we teach, so when
Thinking about Philanthropy
Jonas Salk, the developer of the polio vaccine, famously said, “The most important question we must ask ourselves, is “Are we being good ancestors?” Considering that he chose not to patent or profit from the vaccine so that it could be globally distributed, he could fairly answer, “yes”.How about us?