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.
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
posted on March 18, 2020 at 10:03 pm
Thriving Non-Profits is a six-month cohort program for non-profit and charitable organizations looking to increase their long-term financial sustainability and deepen their impact by developing a range of strategies.
Neighbourhood Small Grants applications now open
posted on March 15, 2020 at 10:00 am
Applications for Neighbourhood Small Grants are now open. In 2020, the Nanaimo Foundation will be providing these grants in the communities of Harewood, Lantzville, Ladysmith, and Gabriola Island. To learn more about the program, or to submit your application, see https://www.nanaimofoundation.com/neighbourhood-small-grants/ Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, we recognize that projects funded by these grants may need
Two Local Women Establish the Nanaimo Sisterhood Fund
posted on March 8, 2020 at 4:33 pm
The Nanaimo Sisterhood Fund was established in 2020 by Courtenay Ndiaye and Anu Mayer to support and empower local women and girls. This important fund will respond to the current needs of the women and girls in our community. This year, the Nanaimo Sisterhood Fund focus will be post-secondary education for young women. Bursaries will