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Join Us - Membership

Are you interested in supporting your community through the BC Interior Community Foundation? Lifetime Membership is Free!


Our Board Members

Being on the Board is about connecting our community members with causes that matter. Learn More about our current Board Members.


Community Project Grants

Community Project Grant Application intake is twice annually, and we generally support 12-15 projects per intake.  Apply Today!

What is a Community Foundation?

A Community Foundation helps fund local charities, community projects & programs as well as scholarships/bursaries.  Learn More.

Contact the Office

Our Office Hours are Tues, Wed, Thurs 9am – 1pm.  Call us at 250-434-6995


Learn About Our Funds

We fund a variety of programs, projects & organizations in our communities.  Learn More about who we support.


Creating Community.  supporting our neighbours 



Community Project Grants


Community Organization Distributions


Scholarship/Bursary Distributions

BCICF Fund Types - About us: What is a Community Foundation?

What makes us different

Community Foundations hold endowed funding to support other Charities who deliver Projects & Programs in our Region.  Endowment means funding is available consistently, as each dollar endowed earns a guaranteed return of 3.5% annually.  

Emergency Community Support Fund

Emergency Community Support Fund

Did you know we were a part of the Emergency Community Support Fund?  This great initiative is a $350 million fund implemented with Community Foundations of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, and United Way Centraide Canada, in partnership with local community...

VF Capacity Building Grant Recipients

VF Capacity Building Grant Recipients

The VF Capacity Building Grant was made possible by generous support from BCICF's partner Vancouver Foundation.  Within our communities, we were able to support these charities in building their capacity so they are able to better serve our citizens and make a...