"Uniting Those Who Care With the Needs of Our Community to Build a Vibrant Caring Shuswap"

Volume 6, Issue 6                                                                                               July 2016

Community Fund for Canada’s 150th 
Grant  Intake Date: September 15, 2016
In collaboration with Community Foundation of Canada, SCF has $20,000 available in grant funds for projects for 2017 celebrating Canada’s 150th.  Nonprofit groups located in the Shuswap which have a project that meets the Grant guide lines focused on building, inspiring and encouraging participation in community initiatives, activities, and a sense of belonging are invited to apply for a grant.  Please visit our website or call the office for more details.

For more information about the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, please visit the CFC website; and to learn more on how Shuswap Community Foundation will be taking part click here!

Community Building
Matching Funds Program

Our Community Building - Matching Funds Program continues to be a great success. To date their has been $50,588 generated. SCF has $50,000 in funds available to be matched to the end of 2016.  Please visit our website or call the office for more details on creating your fund. 
Funds created with The Community Building - Matching Funds program this quarter
  • Dave Neale Memorial and Trinity Neale Endowment Fund (Created May 2016)
  • Howard Johnson Memorial Endowment Fund (Created June 2016)

On behalf of SCF and the Gorner family, we wish to thank Mark Bunz of Dinoflex for the recent donation to the Shane Gorner Memorial Endowment.  This year the scholarship of $500 was awarded to a deserving student in School District 83.
~Upcoming Events~
District of Sicamous Community Service Grants
Grant application are due by August 31, 2016. We invite you to apply through our grant
webpage: Reminders to all last year’s grant recipients, that your final report is due on your completed project before applying for a 2017 grant.
Shuswap Community Foundation’s Annual Community Meeting
The date has been set for our ACM – September 29, 2016, at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort and Conference Centre. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Please R.S.V.P at by September 15, 2016.
We thank our Donors for their continued support to the foundation
and by extension the greater community!
Staff changes 

SCF welcomes Emily Schultz as our new Administrative Assistant.

We acknowledge Tara Peterson for her  two years of dedication to the foundation and wish her best of luck in her future endeavors !!  
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