Why do we invest our time, energy, and resources in the Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies?

Because we love our communities.

We love where we live, from Fisher Peak to Mount Hosmer, from Moyie Lake to Island Lake, from the Elk River to the St. Mary’s.

We love the people in our communities, and all the things they love to do, from arts and culture, to recreation and sports, to community services.

The Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies helps to support all the things we love, now and forever.

What does the Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies do?

The Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies accepts donations of money and permanently invests it so the money earns interest, every year, forever. Each year, the Community Foundation gives the interest to local organizations to do good things in our communities.

The Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies helps local donors keep their donations local, creating projects that will help our communities for many years to come.

Projects that receive funding come from our communities, reflect the unique nature of our communities, and improve the quality of life for local people.

The Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies improves the lives of area residents by helping local donors support local projects to help local people.