News from the Community Foundation

Paul Nixon Youth & Community Fund

Scroll to bottom to make a donation. Paul Nixon’s legacy lives on through his community impact For all of us living in the North Okanagan, we can easily recognize the landmark that is the law offices of Nixon Wenger on 30th Avenue. Paul Nixon was instrumental in planning and constructing those offices. Sadly, Paul passed […]

2021 Giving Guide

Giving that feels good. Find a meaningful gift for everyone on your holiday list in the 2021 Giving Guide. It is the season where people start preparing their holiday gift lists, and many are taking a moment to reflect on what “giving” means to them. The Community Foundation North Okanagan has created the 2021 Giving […]

Sustainable Recovery Grant

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the charitable sector and the Sustainable Recovery Grant aims to respond directly to emerging and shifting sustainability needs of charities and charities with social enterprises. The grant will provide coaching and support focused on resilience and recovery in four key areas: revenue, operations, people and impact. Successful applicants to […]

Neighbourhood Small Grants

Applications are open from April 1st, 2023 to April 30th, 2023. Granting cycle – this program runs annually in the Spring. Dates may change slightly each year. The Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program helps residents of any age, experience, or background take part in building community. Do you have a great idea to strengthen connections […]

Front Line Hero Appreciation

To make a donation and support a frontline worker – scroll to bottom of page. Thank you. As the COVID-19 pandemic rolls into its second-year many frontline workers are feeling physically exhausted. They put on their masks and go to work every day because they don’t have the option of working from home. Workers in […]

Emergency Community Support Fund – Grant Results

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, community-based charities and non-profit organizations have been working tirelessly to provide emergency support to individuals and communities experiencing heightened vulnerability. In response, a source of rapid funding was made available to support organizations working with vulnerable populations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan […]

Front Line Hero Appreciation Initiative

The Covid-19 situation is having an impact on everyone’s mental health, but Front Line workers are especially impacted. Help us show these Front Line Heroes WE CARE by donating and nominating someone you know for a special appreciation thank you session!

Emergency Community Support Fund – Round 2 of COVID-19 Relief funds now open for application

An Additional $60,000 Available to North Okanagan Charities VERNON (October 5, 2020) – The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan (CFNO) is pleased to announce an additional $60,000 has been made available for COVID-19 relief through the partnership with the Government of Canada.  The Government of Canada launched the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) across […]