Our Grant Recipients

Our Grants

We are passionate about our community at the Nanaimo Foundation and because we recognize that communities are complex, we take a broad approach to our work and provide funding across a wide range of community needs and opportunities.

Organizations We Have Funded

2018

  • Nanaimo Community Hospice
  • Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society
  • People for a Healthy Community on Gabriola
  • Crossroads Pregnancy Centre
  • Gabriola Community Bus Foundation
  • Vancouver Island University Foundation
  • The Men’s Centre

2017

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island
  • Gabriola Arts Council
  • Gabriola Historical and Museum Society
  • Ladysmith Resources Centre Association
  • Nanaimo Association for Community Living
  • Nanaimo Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank
  • Nanaimo Senior Citizens’ Housing Development Society
  • PacificSport – Vancouver Island
  • Vancouver Island Regional Library

2016

  • BC SPCA, Nanaimo & District Branch
  • Beban Community Bike Park & The Gyro Club of Nanaimo
  • Canucks Autism Network Society
  • Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society
  • Child Development Centre
  • Coco Café
  • Gabriola Commons Community Kitchen
  • Gabriola Community Hall Association
  • Huxley Community Park & Regional District of Nanaimo
  • Literacy Central Vancouver Island
  • Nanaimo 7-10 Club Society
  • Nanaimo Art Gallery Society
  • Nanaimo Brain Injury Society
  • Nanaimo Community Gardens
  • Nanaimo Conservatory of Music
  • Nanaimo Foodshare Society
  • Nanaimo International Jazz Festival Association
  • Nanaimo Travellers Lodge
  • Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation
  • The Nanaimo Women’s Resources Society
  • United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island
  • United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island
  • Vancouver Island University Foundation
  • Write to Read & Government House Foundation

2014-2015

  • Pacific Sport Vancouver Island
  • Nanaimo Family Life Association
  • Gabriola Commons Community Kitchen
  • Nanaimo Hospice Society
  • Nanaimo Travellers Lodge

2012-2013

  • Farm at Cedar Woods
  • Gabriola Health Care
  • PFAH Comm. Gabriola
  • Vancouver Island Military Museum
  • Pledge
  • Centre for Arts Nanaimo Center
  • Clay Tree Society
  • Pacific Sport Vancouver Island

2002- 2011

  • Nanaimo Dragon Boat Society
  • Nanaimo Arts Council Society
  • The Port Theatre Society
  • Milner Gardens Society
  • Nanaimo Soccer/Cricket/Softball Association
  • St. Johns Ambulance Society
  • Nanaimo Area Land Trust Society
  • Nanaimo Gymnastic School Society
  • Nanaimo Parent Participation Preschool
  • John Howard Society
  • Crisis Pregnancy Centre Society
  • Nanaimo Canoe & Kayak Club Society
  • Ladysmith Resource Centre Society
  • Nanaimo Conservatory of Music Society
  • Nanaimo Brain Injury Society
  • School District #68
  • Canadian Red Cross-Nanaimo
  • Buttertubs Marsh Liaison Committee
  • Central Vancouver Island Botanical Garden Society
  • Nanaimo Non-Profit Housing Society
  • Nanaimo Art Gallery
  • Gabriola Commons
  • Haven House
  • Kids Help Phone
  • Loaves and Fishes
  • Conservatory of Music
  • Theatre BC c/o City of Nanaimo
  • Canadian Letters and Images Project c/o Vancouver Island University
  • Access Pro Bono
  • Ladysmith Kinsmen

1992- 2001

  • Nanaimo Search & Rescue
  • St. Andrews United Church
  • Nanaimo Home Support Society
  • McGirr Sports Society
  • Artificial Reef Society of B.C.
  • North Oyster & Area Historical Society
  • City of Nanaimo ( Historical Bench)
  • Kidney Foundation of Canada
  • Nanaimo Association for Community Living
  • Nanaimo TheatreOne Society
  • Vancouver Island Haven Society
  • Nanaimo Recycle Exchange Society
  • Nanaimo Youth Services Society
  • Nanaimo Rescue Whaler Society
  • Habitat for Humanity Canada
  • Respite Care Unlimited Society
  • Cedar Heights Community Centre Society
  • Nanaimo Foodshare Net Society
  • Nanaimo Child Development Centre Society

1982-1991

  • Central V.I. Community School
  • Madrona Centre
  • Mid-Island Hospice Society
  • Columbian Centre
  • Beban Park Complex
  • Qualicum Bay Community Hall Fund
  • Nanaimo Cadet Corps
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Nanaimo Family Life Association
  • Becky Mowatt
  • N.D.S.S. Scholarships
  • Shakespeare Plus
  • Nanaimo Association for Mentally Handicapped People
  • Nanaimo Citizens Advocacy Association
  • Jennifer Lyall
  • Nanaimo Food Bank
  • St. Francis House
  • Nanaimo Riptide Swim Team
  • V.I. Multicultural Society
  • Canadian Diabetic Association
  • Big Brothers Nanaimo
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Cedar Lodge Society
  • Nanaimo Caledonian Society
  • Nanaimo Theatre Group
  • General V.I. Community Music School
  • Boys & Girls Club of Nanaimo
  • Nanaimo Historical Society
  • Nanaimo Pottery Group
  • Nanaimo Art Forum
  • Morrell Sanctuary
  • RCAF Cadets 808 Wing
  • Mid Island Sexual Assault Centre
  • Kinsmen Club Parksville
  • S.P.C.A. Society-Nanaimo Branch
  • Pleasant Valley Social Centre
  • Salvation Army
  • Arthur Martin Historical Bursary
  • Nanaimo Track & Field Club
  • Nanaimo General Hospital
  • N.D.S.S. Band
  • C.N.I.B
  • Princess Royal School
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Gabriola Island Community Hall Society
  • Club 7-10
  • Cedar Junior Secondary School
  • Woodlands Junior Secondary School
  • D.O.C. No. 2422 C. Scott R. Cadet
  • N.D.S.S. Volleyball Team
  • Nanaimo Telephone & Visiting Ministry
  • Wellington Junior Secondary School
  • Ladysmith Boys & Girls Club
  • Rick Hansen Man In Motion Fund
  • NO87 Lantzville
  • Quarterway School
  • Special Olympics Nanaimo
  • Neil Squire Foundation
  • Nanaimo Emergency Program
  • Boat Ramp Project
  • Nanaimo Museum Society
  • Wellington Leisure Centre
  • Salmon Enhancement
  • Nanaimo Lions Club
  • Island Multiple Sclerosis
  • Travellers Lodge
  • Nanaimo Equestrian Society
  • Bastion Restoration Project
  • Bowen Park Cribbage Group
  • Nanaimo Fish & Game Club
  • Nanaimo & District Harbour Front Centre