GivingTuesday 2021

posted on November 2, 2021 at 9:00 am

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 is GivingTuesday


Culture Neighbourhood Small Grants

posted on September 15, 2021 at 8:00 am

Anyone living in Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Cedar, Gabriola Island and Lantzville can receive a $500 Culture Neighbourhood Small Grant to lead a project that celebrates diversity and builds inclusion.


2021 AGM & Community Response Fund Impact Stories

posted on April 13, 2021 at 8:50 am

Over the last year, thousands of donors, local businesses and community partners have come together to help provide relief to those facing challenges due to COVID-19. Join us on April 20th to hear the impact stories of the Community Response Fund. Please RSVP to Laurie Bienert at [email protected] or register here to receive the Zoom


Random Acts of Kindness

posted on February 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm

During Random Acts of Kindness Week, join Nanaimo Foundation in encouraging acts of kindness, recognizing the kindness of essential workers, and supporting local businesses.


Thriving Non Profits

posted on January 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

Thriving Non Profits is coming to central and northern Vancouver Island.


GivingTuesday – Dec 1, 2020

posted on November 15, 2020 at 8:23 am

GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving. On December 1st, join your neighbours, your fellow Canadians, people from around the globe and do one thing to help those struggling due to COVID-19.


GivingTuesday 2020

posted on November 1, 2020 at 6:57 pm

This GivingTuesday do ONE THING to help those struggling due to COVID-19


Activating Emergency Community Support Fund alongside communities coast to coast to coast

posted on May 19, 2020 at 7:06 am

Launched on May 19, 2020, the Government of Canada’s new Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) aims to provide additional and much-needed assistance to charities and non-profit organizations serving vulnerable populations. We are proud to be working with the Government of Canada to deliver funding locally to ensure that our most vulnerable citizens are safe and healthy. Through


Local artist donates paintings to Community Response Fund

posted on April 13, 2020 at 12:04 am

Nanaimomite Andrea Thomas has donated 12 COVID-themed paintings to be auctioned with the proceeds going towards the Nanaimo Community Response Fund. “During this global pandemic, while everyone is self-isolating, I turned my dining room into an art studio.  It started with the heart painting which was inspired by the Hearts in the Window movement,” says


Community Response Fund

posted on March 25, 2020 at 9:38 pm

Donors of the Nanaimo Foundation and the Tom Harris Community Foundation have contributed a total of $150,000 to launch the Community Response Fund and provide relief to urgent community needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join the Nanaimo Foundation and the Tom Harris Community Foundation in raising coronavirus emergency relief for our community. Learn more