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The Central Okanagan Foundation office will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in lieu of Remembrance Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Nov.13 at 8:30 am.
Our Fall grant deadline is Monday, October 1st!
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We are proud to be partners in this local initiative! United Way of the Central and South Okanagan / Similkameen United Way North Okanagan Columbia Shuswap KGH Foundation Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Kal Tire
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Thank you to all of our wonderful donors, fund holders, and supporters for joining us at our annual Spring Event! Photo Credit: Bill Wang
Today marks the release of Kelowna's 2018 Point-in-Time Homeless Count, carried out by the Central Okanagan Foundation. Visit our website to view the results of the count: https://bit.ly/2JENJg2
Interested in learning how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant? Law for Non-Profits is hosting a workshop in Kelowna on Monday, May 28, 1 PM – 3:30 PM. Visit their website below for more information.
Central Okanagan Foundation shared Kelsey Serwa's post.
BC SPCA Kelowna Branch is one of the many outstanding community agencies we are so pleased to support!
The deadline to apply for the the Central Okanagan Foundation Volunteer Spirit Scholarship Fund is this Thursday! A scholarship of $1,500 is available for each of the four Central Okanagan Municipalities: Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, and Lake Country. Visit our website to download the application. Application Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018 http://www.centralokanaganfoundation.org/grants/scholarship/
We are beyond proud of our friend and fund holder Kelsey Serwa for taking home the gold medal in Women's Ski Cross at the 2018 Winter Olympics! Congratulations on your outstanding accomplishment, Kelsey!
We have released our second Vital Brief®: The Creative Workforce: An Ecosystem of Innovation. Visit our website to view the full Vital Brief®. Join the conversation. What do you think about the findings in the report? How does this impact the Central Okanagan now, and in the future? We want to hear from you! http://bit.ly/2DXltWx
We are accepting applications for the Central Okanagan Foundation Volunteer Spirit Scholarship Fund! A scholarship of $1,500 is available for each of the four Central Okanagan Municipalities: Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, and Lake Country. Visit our website to download the application. Application Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018 http://www.centralokanaganfoundation.org/grants/scholarship/
The application period is now open for the Evan Guthrie Scholarship! Evan's award supports local student-athletes in the Central Okanagan. "Over the years, I’ve received substantial support towards my athletic and academic pursuits and now, as a full-time athlete and part-time student at Okanagan College, I am looking to help student-athletes alleviate some financial stress in order for the athlete to fully concentrate on their sport and academic goals." Visit Evan's website to download the application.
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In 2018, the Central Okanagan Foundation will administer the Community Social Development Grants on behalf of the City of Kelowna. If you are interested in applying for a Community Social Development grant, we encourage you to attend an information session this Wednesday. Visit our website for more details: http://www.centralokanaganfoundation.org/grants/city-kelowna-grants/
Check out this story from Justice Institute of British Columbia: JIBC on a project we recently supported!
Last night at our Annual Community Meeting, we released our 2017 Annual Report! Check it out here: http://bit.ly/2iYXiLl
Central Okanagan Foundation shared United Way of the Central and South Okanagan / Similkameen's post.
Have you read our first Vital Signs Brief yet? This brief focuses on Creating Community: Inclusion & Leadership. Visit our website to learn more. http://ow.ly/OkVg30ghO6i
We are excited to be involved in this partnership for the Child Saftey Initiative for the third year in a row! KGH Foundation United Way of the Central and South Okanagan / Similkameen Costco Kelowna
As more non-profits and charities build social enterprise models into their organizations, have you ever wondered what the difference is between social entrepreneurship and social innovation? Our friends at Purppl have helped answer this question. Check it out! http://bit.ly/2z1GQkh