CR Alano Club – $1,500 – Project: Social Rehab Program
CR & District Food Bank – $5,175 – Project: PowerSmart Upgrade to LED
CR & North Island Schizophrenia Society – $1,000 – Project: Program for Strengthening Families
CR & North Island Transition Society – $10,000 – Project: Renovation & Window Replacement
CR Art Gallery – $3,245 – Project: Youth Engagement Program
CR Beacon Club – $1,500 – Project: Clay Studio
CR Community Arts Council – $2,000 – Project: Community Banner Project
CR Family Services Society – $1,950 – Project: Baby Layettes
CR Head Injury Support Society – $4,000 – Project: Decorative Fence & Planter Boxes “Look at Us Now”
CR Search & Rescue – $2,000 – Project: Rescue Training Mannequin
Friends of Cortes Island – $2,200 – Project: Sub-tidal Biodiversity Project
Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island Society – $4,000 – Project: Operation Transportation Volunteer Bus
North Island Alcohol/Drug Information & Education Society – $600 – Project: Promotional Materials
Quadra Circle Community Connections Society – $1,800 – Project: Healthy Quadra Seniors & Families
Salvation Army Ocean Crest Corps – $600 – Project: Emergency Disaster Services
1st Willow Point Scouts – $1,800 – Project: Group Gear Replacement
Willow Point Supportive Living Society – $2,300 – Project: Replacement of Fence
CR & District Association for Community Living – $1,700 – Project: Ages & Stages Screening
Campbell River Family Services Society – $2500 – Project: Grant #1 Early Years Community Garden, Grant #2 “Our Journey: Expressions Through Art – 2015”
Campbell River & District Adult Care Society – $2000 – Project: Sightseeing for Seniors (socialization, mental stimulation and nutritional lunches)
Campbell River Beacon Club – $1313 – Project: Purchase new photocopier for calendars, newsletters and posters
Campbell River Volunteer Society – $2500 – Project: On-line resource library accessible to over 100 non-profit organizations
Quadra Circle Community Connections Society – $4000 – Project: Quadra Island Senior Outreach Program (support for seniors and those with disabilities)
Campbell River Salmon Festival Society – $1000 – Project: SalmonFest 2015 – Children’s Events
Campbell River Head Injury Support Society – $2500 – Project: What’s Next 101 Program to provide volunteer and employment training to brain injury survivors
Discovery Passage SeaLife Society – $3848 – Project: Explorer Lab development as teaching space for discovery-based activities/junior naturalist program
Campbell River Arts Council – $1800 – Project: Art-in-the-Hospital Initiative (images in hallway leading to operating room)
Campbell River Schizophrenia Society – $3000 – Project: Local TV program called ‘Hailey’s Comments’ to provide info about mental illness
Museum at Campbell River – $2500 – Project: The Elk Falls Story—interactive audio-visual presentation
C.R. Museum – $4000 – a new exhibit on the history of our watershed
C.R. Arts Council – $1850 – to buy new equipment for the Banners made by school children and local artists, which are hung for the summer to beautify the City
C.R. Art Gallery – $3500 – Studio improvements for the many art classes held year-round
Discovery Passage Sealife Society – $3260 – new teaching space and wet lab for onsite education as part of the aquarium programs
C.R. & District Adult Care – $2215 – Volunteer-driven tours for Campbell River seniors who no longer drive or are shut-ins
C.R. Beacon Club – $3000 – Patio renovations to provide a safe outdoor space for gardening, bbq and socializing with their peers
North Island Supportive Recovery Society – $1500 – Computers and software to log clients’ recovery progress at the Second Chance Recovery House for men.
C.R. Hospice Society – $750 – to provide training manuals for volunteers in this program
C.R. & District Assn. of Community Living – $4200 – Expansion of space and materials to help increase employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities; training and work area.
C.R. Search and Rescue – $1500 – Replacement of flotation devices for trained volunteers
Friends of Cortes Island – $1625 – weekly summer program to engage youth in exploring their natural surroundings improving literacy, numeracy, environmental and science knowledge.
Rivercity Players Society – $4000 – Fire Sprinkler Alarm System – purchase, installation and certification of new fire sprinkler alarm system to comply with fire and safety code.
Community Grants in 2013 totalled $31,864 to the following local non-profits:
Accessible Wilderness Society – $2,500 – The Travel Planner
Rivercity Players Society – $3,500 – Studio Renovations
Discovery Passage SeaLife Society – $3,000 – Discovery Passage Aquarium
Multicultural & Immigrant Services – $1,500 – Online Cultural Event Database
CR Hospice Society – $3,000 – Therapeutic Relaxation Skills Program
Willow Point Supportive Living – $750 – Garden Pathway
CR Maritime Heritage Society – $1,500 – PastPerfect Artifact Management Software
CR SalmonFest – $1,000 – SalmonFest 2013 Children’s Activities
Greenways Land Trust – $3,050 – Laughing Willow Community Garden
Canadian Red Cross Society – $1,564 – Shelving for CR HELP Depot
Volunteer Centre – $2,500 – North Island Board Institute Workshops
CR Family Services Society – $1,500 – “Our Journey: Expressions Through Art”
CR & NI Transition Society – $6,500 – Ann Elmore Trnasition House Upgrades
Community Grants in 2012 totalled $15,875 to the following local non-profits:
Greenways Land Trust – $5,000 for Kingfisher Creek & Haig-Brown Improvement Project
Campbell River Hospice Society – $2,500 for a Volunteer & Member Resource Manual
Campbell River Search and Rescue – $2,000 for K9 Team Training
Campbell River Arts Council – $2,200 for Sybil Andrews Interpretive Program
Campbell River Volunteer Centre – $1,675 for Board Workshops for Non-Profits
The John Howard Society – $1,500 for Youth for Seniors Summer Project
Campbell River Salmon Festival Society – $1,000 for Children Activities at Salmon Fest
Community Grants in 2011 totalled $22,750 to the following area non-profits:
Tidemark Theatre – Theatre Angels Program to provide theatre tickets for Seniors and low income families – $3,000
Campbell River Volunteer Centre – Board training for area non-profit organizations – $1,550
Southern Cortes Community Foundation – Board training for Cortez Island non-profit organizations – $1,500
John Howard Society – For summer youth employment program that provide free services for Seniors – $1,500
Campbell River Women Centre – Research on women’s homelessness and social issues – $2,700
Accessible Wilderness Society – Vancouver Island Accessible Trail Guide – $3,000
Campbell River Flood Rescue Team – Volunteer Training in Swift Water Rescue – $1,500
Campbell River Head Injury Support Society – Community Garden for food production – $5,500
Campbell River Beacon Club – Mindfulness Workshop for Clients – $2,500
Community Grants in 2010 totalled $19,990 to the following area non-profits:
Campbell River Children’s Choir $200.00 for travel expenses
Campbell River Volunteer Society received $1100 in funds to hold a workshop on grant writing and volunteer recruitment
Greenways Land Trust received $12,000 to complete a bridge over Willow Creek on the Jubilee trail
North Island Dragon Boat Society was granted $1000 in funds to hold a membership drive and to purchase new equipment
Campbell River Search and Rescue Society received $1500 to train members in swift water rescue
Quadra Salmon Enhancement Eco-centre Education Outreach was funded for a school program and summer interpreter with $2500
Campbell River Environmental Committee funded the annual Oceans Day with a $1890 grant
In addition to our community grants we were pleased to provide income to the following organizations that have entrusted us with their funds;
Campbell River Hospital Foundation $553.34
Campbell River & District Museum & Archives Society $1,826.33
Trinity Presbyterian Church $137.23
Centennial Park Preservation & Enhancement Society $324.25
Campbell River Maritime Heritage Society
A grant of $1,500.00 for their Educational Program, to setup a learning centre for the MHC.
Campbell River Community Arts Council
A grant of $1,500.00 for their Community Banner Project, creating Banners for the downtown streets of Campbell River.
Campbell River Hospice Society
A grant for $2,650.00 for their Volunteer Training and Development for the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
Discovery Coast Greenways Land Trust
A grant of $1,040.00 for The Haig Brown Kids Camp, to teach children ages 6-11 about the environment, wilderness and stream stewardship.
Campbell River Community Art Council
Received $1,500.00 to assist with the cost of creating the “Banner Project” for the beautification of lamp posts on the streets of Campbell River and for their “Media Program”.
Campbell River Head Injury Support Society
Received $935.00 to assist with their “Youth and Young Head Injury Survivors” Meeting Plan.
Campbell River Family Services Society
Received $1,400.00 to assist with their “Summer Activity Program for Under Privileged Children ages 6 to 15”.
Campbell River Search and Rescue
Received $2,000 for their “Personal Protective Equipment Replacement Program” to replace 48 jackets for volunteer personnel.
Campbell River Volunteer Society
Received $1,500.00 to assist with the North Island Board Institute’s series of three Workshops on “Non-Profit Development and Development of Non-Profit Boards and Directors”.
Laichwiltach Family Life Society
Received $1,050.00 to assist with their “Total Awareness Program” – providing two seminars aimed at providing women with personal awareness strategies to help reduce the risk of becoming victims of violence.
Simms Creek Stewardship Society through Campbell River Salmon Foundation
Received $942.00 to assist with adding “Spawning Gravel in Simms Creek”, to enhance Salmon spawning areas specifically for Chinook and Chum salmon.
The Campbell River Dragon Boat Society
The Campbell River Multicultural and Immigrant Services Association
The Campbell River Arts Council
The John Howard Society
The Campbell River and District and Association for Community Living
The Campbell River Beacon Club
The Island J.A.D.E. Society
The Campbell River Children’s Choir
The Maritime Heritage Society
The Tidemark Theatre Society
The Campbell River Hospice Society
Laichwiltach Family Life Society
Campbell River Museum and Archives Society
Campbell River and Area Multicultural and Immigrant Services Association
Maritime Heritage Society
Maritime Heritage Centre Society
Multicultural and Immigrant Services Association
North Island Survivors’ Healing Society (Sexual Assault Centre)
Campbell River Community Alcohol and Drug Committee/John Howard Society
Tidemark Theatre Society
Sir Winston Churchill
We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.
- Sir Winston Churchill
Kerry & Barry Watchorn
We have chosen to invest in the Campbell River Community Foundation because it is a way of giving back to the community and a continuing future legacy in which the funds are well managed and not heavy in administration fees. Local organizations in need are well served by this growing Foundation.
- Kerry & Barry Watchorn