$667,600 earmarked for 45 Envision-region charities
The First West Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Envision Financial Community Endowment Grants with another record year of granting as $667,600 is headed to 45 different organizations through two funding streams: resilient and resourceful (R&R) and supporting the social services sector (4S).
As the founding and largest endowment, the Envision Financial Community Endowment supports community projects throughout the Fraser Valley and in Kitimat. Since 1998, the endowment has provided 474 grants totaling over $5.8 million in grant funding.
Grants in the Envision region are largely for projects and programming aimed at those who are affected by a wide range of socio-economic factors (R&R - resilient & resourceful). Additionally, recognizing the opportunity to strengthen the important work being done in the social services sector, grants have also been provided to support organizational development initiatives such as leadership training and workshops to help improve the skills and capacity of staff, volunteers and organizations (4S - strengthening the social services sector).
Click on the link below to learn more about the charities and the 45 projects being funded.
2022 Envision Financial Community Endowment Grants – R&R + 4S combined