Vital Conversations

posted on April 18, 2016 at 9:15 am

Building a Strong Nanaimo Community with Smarter Charitable Giving


It’s Make a Will Week in BC

posted on April 13, 2016 at 11:46 am

How will you ensure your estate benefits the people and charities you cherish? If you don’t have a will, you’re not alone. Recent reports show only 55% of British Columbians have a legally valid will. Having a will not only ensures your wishes are carried forward, it also guarantees your loved ones are cared for and


New Community Fund for Canada’s 150th!

posted on April 4, 2016 at 9:45 pm

The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is a small grants program that will support community initiatives from coast to coast to coast.


Establishing the Ladysmith Community Fund

posted on January 4, 2016 at 9:00 am

Help guide the future of your community and the causes you care about!


You Make Your Community – Social Services

posted on December 12, 2015 at 8:25 pm

In 2015, the Nanaimo Foundation was proud to support capital projects for the Nanaimo Family Life Association and the Gabriola Commons.


You Make Your Community – Arts

posted on December 3, 2015 at 9:30 am

The Nanaimo Foundation is proud to support Arts and Culture in our community!


GivingTuesday Is Back!

posted on November 25, 2015 at 9:40 pm

Join us and the United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island and be a part of the movement that celebrates giving back!


You Make Your Community – Environment

posted on November 23, 2015 at 10:06 pm

What will your legacy be? Help guide the future of your community and the causes you care about!


You Make Your Community – Education

posted on November 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm

Since 2012, The Elaine and Elwood Wylie Memorial Award, an endowment fund with the Nanaimo Foundation, has been presented to School District 68 students who are active members in the Nanaimo Track & Field Club and who display great leadership and sportsmanship skills.


You Make Your Community – Recreation

posted on November 9, 2015 at 9:45 am

As part of the legacy from the 2014 BC Summer Games held in Nanaimo, a $60,000 legacy fund was created in partnership between the Nanaimo 2014 BC Summer Games Society and the Nanaimo Foundation.