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Coquitlam Foundation Community Fund (CFCF) Grant

Grants to Coquitlam, British Columbia Charities
for Programs that Benefit the Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Coquitlam Foundation - Coquitlam Foundation Community Fund (CFCF)

Deadline Date:

02/15/20 4:00 PM


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Grants to Coquitlam, British Columbia registered charities to promote well-being in the community. Funding is intended for projects and programs in the areas of community wellness and health, arts and culture, education, environment, and the preservation of community heritage.

The new Coquitlam Foundation Community Fund is aimed at promoting the well-being, primarily, of residents living in or near Coquitlam, including for the following charitable purposes:

  • Providing care for persons in need and, in particular, for the sick, aged, destitute and helpless; promoting the betterment of underprivileged;
  • Disadvantaged or delinquent persons;
  • Promoting educational advancement and scientific or medical research for the increase of human knowledge and alleviation of human suffering
  • Promoting recreational activities and the conservation of human heritage or natural resources;
  • Providing for such cultural, educational; or
  • Other charitable purposes as may be desirable and supporting the operations of the Foundation to meet its objectives.

The Foundation may make grants from the Fund to be determined at the sole discretion of its Board. In making grants from the Fund to charitable organizations or individuals, the criteria may include:

  • Builders Trust Grant: To foster, promote and increase public appreciation of, and public interest in, the fine arts, the performing arts and the literary arts within the City of Coquitlam, with preference given to support construction, provision, acquisition, improvement or maintenance of an arts facility open to the general public, operated on a not-for-profit basis, located in the City of Coquitlam and designed or used to promote public interest in, and public appreciation of, the fine arts, performing arts or the literary arts or the creation or acquisition of artistic or literary works for public display.
  • Community Wellness Grant: To fund projects which encourage community wellness, and to provide funds to charitable organizations for crisis situations to help individuals or families in need and resident within the City of Coquitlam.
  • Cultural Grant: To provide funding assistance to organizations for cultural services or multicultural initiatives including theatre, music, dance, library and fine arts.
  • Education Grant: To support educational-development programs, enhance programs in arts and science, and/or provide for bursaries and scholarships to post-secondary students residing in Coquitlam.
  • Environment Grant: To provide resources for specific projects and programs aimed at enhancing, preserving and protecting the environment.
  • Heritage Grant: To help ensure that Coquitlam's heritage is preserved and its contribution to the present is recognized with grants made for physical assets, awareness projects and one-time programs or projects.

Awards will not necessarily be made in every category every year.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 135932

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Available to organizations:
- Who are on the Canada Revenue Agency’s List of Charities
- Whose activities are of benefit to the residents of Coquitlam
- Who focus on the following categories: Arts and Culture; Education and Literacy; Health and Community Wellness; Heritage, Historical or Conservation; Environment; Seniors in need; Other priorities set by the board from time to time.

Pre-Application Information:

The Coquitlam Foundation will accept applications for its various funds between December 1 and February 14 at 4:00 PM.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mailing Address:
Coquitlam Foundation
c/o 1207 Pinetree Way,
Coquitlam, B.C.
V3B 7Y3

Email Address and Message Line:

Dwight Yochim, Executive Director

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Coquitlam

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia

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