Welcome Howe Sound Biosphere Fund
Working to have Howe Sound / Atl’Kitsem designated by the United Nations as an UNESCO Biosphere
Ian & Rosemary Mottershead Donated $1 Million
Establishing a new Endowment Fund to create lasting impact on the community and residents on the North Shore.
Leadership Grants: Accepting Applications
Up to $1,000 to support capacity building and impact leadership
Neighbour Grants: Accepting Applications Feb 13 - April 9
Up to $500 for community members to develop neighbourhood projects
What We Do
With a focus on philanthropy, grants and leadership, our vision is for a healthy and vibrant West Vancouver, where everyone is valued, contributes and feels they belong. We are leaders in community based philanthropy and together with our donors, we invest in the people, ideas and activities that strengthen our community.
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We believe that things go better when we work together. We support local community-led projects that are designed to contribute to a culture of belonging and engagement - with each other, with the community's natural spaces, and with the cultural traditions and long presence of Indigenous peoples.