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Communi-Tea Grant Giveaway

The foundation is having an Community Tea April 28th from 2:00 – 4:00 at the Old Church in Smithers. At the tea you can meet the directors, learn about the foundation and win a grant for a local non-profit organization. Refreshments, snacks and entertainment will be provided.

At the event you can put your favourite nonprofit organization's name in a draw to have that organization win one of two $1250 grants.

  • The draw for 2 prizes of $1250 will take place at 3:30
  • The winning organization must be a non-profit or charity
  • The foundation will work with the winner to complete a grant application that meet the requirements of the foundation
  • Each attendee over 18 years of age will get one ballot  


How To Donate

  • A cash donation for any amount may be made at any time to the Foundation. These funds are placed in our endowment fund in perpetuity with the annual income allocated in grants to not-for-profit organizations in our defined area. Receipts for income tax purposes will be issued to the donor.
  • Include the Foundation in your will or estate plan. A bequest may be for the full amount of your estate, or for a specified amount. This provides for a legacy for the Bulkley Valley and area to improve the quality of life for your family and friends.
  • Give a gift of life insurance. A tax receipt is issued for the premium paid by the donor when the Foundation is named the owner of the policy.
  • Request your employer to establish a corporate giving program for all or part of the charitable donations.
  • Establish a charitable remainder trust which will provide you with a tax benefit today for the lump sum of your investments which are held by your trustee. The income generated on your investment may be used by you during your lifetime.

More Ways to Give

  • Discuss the establishment of or contribute to a special fund for your donation.
  • Consider creating a donor advised or designated fund that will suit your needs.
  • Donate an interest or full value of property or other type of asset to the Foundation.
  • Some donors contribute to the Foundation and other charities jointly.
  • Provide a gift to the Foundation in memory of a family member, relative or friend.
  • Commit an annual multi-year pledge.



The Bulkley Valley Community Foundation strives to improve quality of life in our communities by awarding local organizations grants.




The Bulkley Valley Community Foundation allocates its revenue generated on the endowment funds to grants annually.




We'd like to thank you for your generous donations and support because with out your contribution our community would not be the same.




We provide community leadership and offer citizens of the Bulkley Valley the opportunity to invest in the betterment of their communities.