2018 Community Impact Grants

2018 Spring Newsletter

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Find out what your Community Foundation has been up to in the 2018 Spring Newsletter: Our Bowen Community Giving Back: Our 2018 Grant Recipients Scholarship Updates Chair’s Report Highlights Treasurer’s Report Highlights 2017 Vital Conversations Featured Artist Estate Planning/Legacy Giving Event Changes at the Foundation

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Community Foundation Celebrates Bowen’s Generosity

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It was a packed house at Cates Hill Chapel for the Annual General Meeting of the Bowen Island Community Foundation. Arriving guests were greeted by members of the Board and encouraged to enjoy drinks and appetizers, before the festivities began. There was a lot to celebrate. The Foundation received about $180,000 in community donations in […]

Cove Commons

Cove Commons Groundbreaking Ceremony

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A large crowd of Bowen Islanders as well as MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones and MLA Jordan Sturdy met at the library last month to celebrate the successful fundraising efforts of the Bowen Island Library and Arts Council. With $950,000 in the bank to cover the cost of construction, the building of the addition to the library, […]

Garden Gateway

Garden Gateway Unveiled

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For many years there has been a desire to improve the attractiveness of Snug Cove, the entrance that welcomes both residents and visitors to our island. The recently completed Garden Gateway Initiative, an inspired creation of attractive plantings and stonework, just on your right as you drive on to the ferry, was funded by the […]

2016 Giving Campaign

Bowen Island’s Community Foundation: Strengthening Community and Enriching Everyday Life

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About 16 years ago a group of Bowen Islanders began working on the concept of creating a local community foundation – building a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for community betterment. By December of 2002 we had qualified as a registered charity with Revenue Canada, one of about 200 community foundations in Canada. Almost […]

2016 Giving Campaign

The Giving Campaign for 2016

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Bowen Island’s Community Foundation has a lot to celebrate this year – the creation of the Snug Cove Garden Gateway, a new lighting system for Tir na nog Theatre, solar panels at the community school, scholarships, and funding for islanders in need. Please help us to do even more for our island next year. We […]