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Where there's a Will, there's a way

Where there's a Will, there's a way

Posted: March 23, 2017

Have you prepared a Will and an estate plan?

A packed room at the Estate Planning Workshop on March 14th caught us just a wee bit off-guard!

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Clare's Kathy Barnett Leadership Grant helped SSISC grow

Clare's Kathy Barnett Leadership Grant helped SSISC grow

Posted: February 18, 2017

With a Kathy Barnett Leadership Grant, Clare Greenberg was able to rise to the challenge when the Community Foundation of Whistler asked "What could your organization do to address this community problem if we gave you more support?"

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Vital Dialogue with the Whistler Nonprofit Sector

Vital Dialogue with the Whistler Nonprofit Sector

Posted: January 26, 2017

The Whistler non-profit sector is a vibrant, dedicated, and caring community. However, the sector is facing the challenge of how to meet the demands created by a growing and changing community.

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Announcing Environmental Youth Mentorship Grants

Announcing Environmental Youth Mentorship Grants

Posted: January 10, 2017

Helping local environmental organizations connect with youth.

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Supporting Bear Smart Education

Supporting Bear Smart Education

Posted: January 07, 2017

Get Bear Smart Society is moving Whistler towards a future of greater coexistance between people and bears

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Give a Gift to the Community Fund this Holiday Season

Give a Gift to the Community Fund this Holiday Season

Posted: December 19, 2016

A gift to the Community Fund is a gift that keeps on giving year after year to local charities.

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Why I signed the Legacy Book of Whistler

Why I signed the Legacy Book of Whistler

Posted: December 11, 2016

Anne Townley shares her thoughts on why she became a signer in the Legacy Book of Whistler

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Whistler BioBlitz- 10 years and going strong!

Whistler BioBlitz- 10 years and going strong!

Posted: December 11, 2016

What other communities have access to over 60 biologists who come their community each year to inventory our biodiversity and share their knowledge with the public!

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Let's be done with the charitable overhead myth

Let's be done with the charitable overhead myth

Posted: December 11, 2016

The perception that funds spent by charities on administration is bad has now been proven to be a myth. It is an ineffective and, in fact, harmful way to evaluate charities.

This giving season, think about charitable impact instead.

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Share a Whistler "UNselfie"

Share a Whistler "UNselfie"

Posted: November 19, 2016

Help us spot people in Whistler doing unselfish acts, giving back or something that embodies how you define community.

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