Growing a Thriving Community

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We work to enhance community connections. Our endowment funds give us a solid foundation with which we respond to the changing needs of the community

Serving Whistler and Pemberton

We help you create a legacy that will grow and leave continuing support for what you value in your community.

Make a difference

Our grants nurture and strengthen community groups in a wide variety of areas, spreading vitality and enhancing lives.

Our Mission

The Community Foundation of Whistler manages donations as long term investments in the community, supporting grants to local charities year after year. We are building a community where charities have long term sources of stable funding to support the full range of community life. As the only local option for creating a permanent personal legacy for your community, we help you to support the causes that you care about. The Community Foundation of Whistler is working to build a thriving community. Learn more

Supporting Innovative Ways to Prevent Human-Bear Conflict at Special Events in Whistler
Supporting Innovative Ways to Prevent Human-Bear Conflict at Special Events in Whistler

This year, the Foundation was approached by Get Bear Smart Society and the Wind River Bear Institute to positively augment measures used by event coordinators to keep our bears safe.

Growth and Belonging in Whistler
Growth and Belonging in Whistler

Citizens use expressive arts in Vital Conversation to voice their thoughts on how Whistler is changing and how that affects our sense of belonging

Sea to Sky Discovery: A Storytelling Celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary
Sea to Sky Discovery: A Storytelling Celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary

"Each piece was unique and full of affection for this wonderfully diverse place we call home."

AWARE's Outreach and Growth
AWARE's Outreach and Growth

The growth and success of AWARE in recent years illustrates how the Foundation supports capacity building in local organizations.

Community Foundation of Whistler

Mark your calendars! Our 2017 Vital Focus report on Growth, Change and Belonging will be released on October 3rd along with Community Foundations of Canada’s national report on community belonging and social participation.

This Vital Focus report is part of the Whistler Vital Signs Initiative