We are hiring: Administrative Coordinator

posted on March 20, 2024 at 9:19 am

Join our team at Nanaimo Foundation! We’re excited to announce that we’re hiring an Administrative Coordinator to support our mission. If you’re passionate about making a difference and have excellent organizational skills, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Apply now and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to creating positive change in


Learn about Neighbourhood Small Grants at our Virtual Info Sessions!

posted on March 12, 2024 at 1:22 pm

Join us for a virtual Neighbourhood Small Grants Info Session! Discover how you can bring your community-building ideas to life with the support of Neighbourhood Small Grants. Date: March 20th Time: 12:00pm or 4:00pm During these sessions, we’ll provide a brief presentation outlining the Neighbourhood Small Grants program, its objectives, and how you can get


Nanaimo Unitarian Shelter is the recipient of $15,000 Give Where You Live grant

posted on February 12, 2024 at 12:52 pm

Nanaimo Foundation is thrilled to announce a $15,000 grant awarded to the Nanaimo Unitarian Shelter. This contribution will pave the way for a much-needed kitchen and laundry room renovation at the shelter.


2024 International Women’s Day Event: Tickets on sale now!

posted on January 10, 2024 at 11:46 am

Since 2017, we have been bringing women together to celebrate International Women’s Day. We are looking forward to celebrating with over 250+ women, while showcasing incredible local women owned businesses as we raise funds for charities in support of women and girls. Join us on March 8, 2024 at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort & Spa in Parksville


Nanaimo Foundation donates $50,000 to Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation

posted on December 5, 2023 at 2:09 pm

On Giving Tuesday, Nanaimo Foundation proudly contributed $50,000 to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation. This donation will be allocated towards acquiring essential beds for the High Acuity Unit. The new High Acuity Unit will increase the capacity for critical care in the community. The impact of the $143,157 raised at the Hospital Foundation’s Giving


Give Where You Live Grants: Applications are now open!

posted on October 1, 2023 at 2:43 pm

As of October 1, 2023, the next Give Where You Live Grants cycle has officially opened for applications. What are Give Where You Live Grants? Every year, we provide grants from our Give Where You Live Fund to registered charities serving the communities of Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Cedar, Gabriola Island, and Lantzville. These grants are intended


Nanaimo Foundation funds community service organizations through the Community Services Recovery Fund

posted on August 17, 2023 at 11:38 am

Nanaimo Foundation is proud to have worked with community foundations across Canada as part of the Community Services Recovery Fund. This fund is a collaboration between the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, United Way Centraide Canada, and the Government of Canada to provide funding to Community Service Organizations, including non-profit organizations, Indigenous Governing


Neighbourhood Small Grants applications are open!

posted on May 11, 2023 at 2:34 pm

Summer 2023 Neighbourhood Small Grants Cycle Begins Our 2023 Neighbourhood Small Grants cycle is well underway, and we are receiving many creative and exciting applications on a daily basis. Our Neighbourhood Small Grants committee looks forward to reviewing each one! Applications are open until June 5, 2023. What is Neighbourhood Small Grants? Neighbourhood Small Grants


Enjoy an evening of storytelling with Roy Henry Vickers

posted on April 4, 2023 at 11:07 am

The Nanaimo Regional General Hospital invites you to join us April 12th for a special evening of storytelling with artist and author Roy Henry Vickers to support our Newborn Literacy Program, Roots to Read. Established in March 2022, the Roots to Read program was implemented by perinatal staff as part of caregiving teaching to promote


International Women’s Day 2023 Social & Fashion Show

posted on February 15, 2023 at 3:23 pm

Join us at the 6th Annual International Women’s Day Social! It’s going to be a great evening full of empowering energy in a beautifully supportive and loving environment. this year we are bringing you a FASHION SHOW! The show will feature clothing and apparel from an array of amazing local women-owned shops. Where: Nanaimo Golf Club When: March 8th,