Grants

Looking for information on how to get a grant from the First West Foundation? You've come to the right place!

Grants are made to registered Canadian charities that demonstrate fiscal responsibility and have a committed Board of Directors.

Below, we've provided a general overview of the grants we offer. For more detailed information, please click on the heading links.

Envision Financial Community Endowment Grants

Funding available for charities serving the communities where Envision Financial operates: Delta, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Mission, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam and Kitimat. Funding focus is on programs supporting vulnerable populations. Charities may also apply for organizational development and capital funding needs.

Valley First Community Endowment Grants

Funding available for charities serving the communities where Valley First operates: Kamloops, Vernon, Lumby, Penticton, Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, Princeton, Oliver, Keremeos, and Armstrong. Funding for programs aimed at enhancing family food security, excluding food banks.

Enderby Financial Community Endowment Grants

Funding available for charities serving Enderby or Area "F" of the North Okanagan Regional District. Wide-ranging funding focus.

Frank Jamieson Memorial High School Curling Bursary

Provides an annual award to a graduating high school student. Preference is given to students who are are also actively involved in curling. Applications are made directly to the Chilliwack Curling Club and the Club selects the recipient of the award. Please contact the Chilliwack Curling Club for further information on applying for the bursary.