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29 Apr

Community Response Fund awards another $92,500 to six more charities

Initially established in May 2020 by First West Foundation to support charities across BC who were impacted by COVID-19, the Community Response Fund granted $497,820 to 49 organizations focused on food security and basic needs supports for youth, families and seniors last year.

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12 Apr

Fourth wave sends out additional $110,800 to 12 charities

As you know, COVID-19 continues to impact the financial stability of our charitable partners.

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31 Mar

Third wave reaches more communities with additional $81K distributed

First West Foundation is pleased to build on the momentum of the first two waves of 2021 Community Response Fund funding; just as a third wave of dollars has been released.

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16 Mar

Another week, another wave of funding lands in communities across BC

COVID-19 continues to impact the financial stability of our charitable partners; cancelled events and fundraising activities, loss of volunteers, reduced revenue and increased demands on services and programs has caused chaos for many and uncertainty for many more.

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