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Grant Writing Workshop on April 27th

There is much more to writing a successful grant application than having a great project and a likely grant source. The Bowen Island Community Foundation and the Community School Association are again partnering to offer a Grant Writing Workshop — on Saturday, April 27th, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m…

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*Blush* Our 2011-2013 media portfolio

While gathering stories, photos and information for our new look website this month, we were surprised and delighted to realize how much of our philanthropic work (and the generosity and accomplishments of our donors and grant recipients) has been covered by the Bowen Island Undercurrent in the last couple of…

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A Camera That Saves Lives

Bowen Island Undercurrent, by Susanne Martin March 13, 2013 It’s roughly the same size as the Undercurrent camera. It weighs less and costs more. The thermal imaging camera is kept next to the driver’s seat of the fire truck – it is the newest piece of equipment of the Bowen…

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“The roots of our foundation are firmly rooted in the community”

At the Community Foundation’s Annual general Meeting on May 29, 2012, Chair Joyce Ganong spoke eloquently about the role that the foundation aims to play in the Bowen Island community: Often, a tree is the image used to describe a community foundation. Roots are anchored in the community, from which…

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