Community Grants Awarded 2016

The Kimberley & Disctrict Community Foundation awarded $20,000, the highest amount to date, in Community Grants. Here are the recipients: Donna Wilcock and Judy Caron receiving their Pines Society cheque from President Terry Oscarson. ($1,000) Kootenay Savings Credit Union manager, Dawn Marchi presenting a grant to Cindy Postnikoff of the Kimberley & District Heritage Society […]

Community Grants Applications 2016

The Kimberley & District Community Foundation is disbursing grants from the KDCF Community Fund,  the Kootenay Savings Community Fund and the Theresa Cundiff Memorial Fund.  Eligible charitable organizations (you must have a charitable number) located in the Kimberley Zone of S.D. #6 may apply for up to $5000 per organization.  (This area includes St. Mary’s […]

Vital Signs 2016 – BC Community Survey

The Kimberley & District Community Foundation is proud to help promote and participate in the Vancouver Foundations 2016 Vital Signs survey. Vital Signs is a national program led by community foundations and coordinated by Community Foundations of Canada that leverages local knowledge to measure the vitality of our communities and support action towards improving our collective […]

$18,000 in grants handed out on Giving Tuesday to local community organizations

Director Bob presents $1400 grant to Chris of the Kimberley Nature Park Society for the boardwalk around Eimers Lake project. Director Joanne presents $1000 grant to Bev of Big Brothers Big Sisters Kimberley to help promote program in the area. Director Josh presents $5000 grant Sandra of the Kimberley Rotary Club for the Spray Park […]

Winter Games Legacy Grants Awarded

On April 14, a total of $4,000.00 was given out in the form of Winter Games Legacy Grants to the following groups: Kimberley Gymnastics for training and certification $795.00 Kimberley Seahorse Swim Assoc. for equipment $500.00 EK Adaptive Snow Sports for equipment $2,005.00 Kimberley/Cranbrook Special Olympics for coaching and certification $700.00 Congratulations to the recipients […]

Community Conversations

The KDCF with the support of the Columbia Basin Trust is working with some folks in Kimberley to develop a system of Community Conversations which we hope will add to the vitality and connectedness of our community. The approach we are taken is modeled after one developed and described by Paul Born and the hope […]