ESTABLISHMENT & GROWTH
North Shore Community Foundation Administration Fund established.
North Shore Community Foundation incorporated as the North Shore Charitable Trust with an initial endowment of $1550 (the Foundation’s name was later changed to the North Shore Community Foundation in 1999). The Foundation was set up in response to community needs. Founders included citizens drawn from the community who were committed to creating a Community Foundation aimed at improving the lives of the residents of the North Shore. The Foundation’s geographic area is Deep Cove to Lion’s Bay and includes Bowen Island. Founding directors included: Marie Pearce (first President), John Roger Clark, Joan Whittow, Sherrill Hardy, Olga Kempo, Norman Smith, Isobel Gibson, Salim Kaderali, David Pink, Sheila Gilmour, Jacqueline Coinner.
Marie Pearce (Founders) Fund established in memory of one of the Foundation’s pioneering members.
Olga Kempo Women's Fund established in memory of one of the founding members of the Foundation.
Rotary Fund established (revised 2012)
North Vancouver Minor Hockey Scholarship Fund established.
meeting community needs
District of North Vancouver Public Library Endowment Fund established 2004.
Colin Jones Memorial Fund established
Ward Animal Fund established
growth & golf
The Foundation established the North Shore Mayors’ Golf Tournament, which has become an annual fundraising event for the Foundation.
City of North Vancouver Youth Centennial Scholarship established
North Shore Neighbourhood House Endowment Fund established
Mayors’ Community Trust Fund established
the Foundation establishes its 20th endowment fund
District of North Vancouver Community Heritage Fund established.
Evergreen House Music Fund established
St. Martin’s Anglican Church Fund established
Foundation celebrates our 25th Anniversary of giving back to the community
Heed Youth Sports Fund established
Total grants assistance disbursed since the establishment of the Foundation in 1988 tops $1 million
Foundation extends grant assistance in excess of $180,000 to various community organizations that directly benefit and improve the lives of the North Shore’s residents.
The North and West Vancouver branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association is selected as the designated charity for the 8th Annual North Shore Mayor’s Golf Tournament
Foundation reaches the milestone of $3.1 million in endowment capital.
The North Shore Schizophrenia Society is selected as the designated charity for the 9th Annual North Shore Mayors’ Golf Tournament.
In honour of the 10th annual Mayors’ Golf Tournament and in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, two designated charities were selected to each receive $50,000. Quest Food Exchange and Turning Point Recovery Society are both worthwhile and active organizations on the North Shore.
The Harvest Project is selected as the designated charity of the Mayors’ Golf Tournament and receives a cheque for $50,000 from the net proceeds of the golf tournament.