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 and the environment.
The Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies helps to support all the things we love, now and forever.
Our Vision: Together, making our communities even better places to live,work, and play, now and forever.
Our Mission: We build permanently invested endowment funds, provide grants to qualified donees to address local community needs, and offer positive leadership to explore community priorities.
Our Values: Community, Accountability, Responsiveness, Excellence, Sustainability
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, that interest funds grants to local non-profits to do good things in our communities. Projects that receive funding come from our communities and reflect the unique nature of our communities.
The Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies strengthens our communities by keeping donated money local, supporting local projects, and helping local people.
Together, we are making our communities even better places to live, work, and play, now and forever.