Investing in a Thriving Community

Choose your charity

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

Choose your charity

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

Thinking Like A Mountain | Ecology-based Thinking
Thinking Like A Mountain | Ecology-based Thinking

An ecosystem is a community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. I use the word community very deliberately because . . .

Celebrating Community Impact Together
Celebrating Community Impact Together

One person’s story stood out as a sign that Whistler has the strength to be welcoming and inclusive. . .

Whistler Writers Festival: The Power of Storytelling
Whistler Writers Festival: The Power of Storytelling

Grant Lawrence (Dirty Windshields: The Best and the Worst of the Smugglers Tour Diaries) hosted all-star cast, including musician songster Dustin Bentall, Dave Bidini (Midnight Light: A Personal Journey to the North), the renowned Toronto musician, author, and founding . . .

Whistler’s Vital Signs: Connect + Engage Report to be released October 1st
Whistler’s Vital Signs: Connect + Engage Report to be released October 1st

The Community Foundation of Whistler’s Vital Signs initiative uses local knowledge to measure the vitality of our community, create conversations and encourage collective action.
We believe that the . . .

Community Foundation of Whistler

Neighbourhood Small Grants

There’s no limit to your creativity!

 

We give grants from $50 to $500 to projects that focus on connecting and engaging residents. Block parties, art shows, craft workshops, community gardens, yoga at sunrise or movies under the stars.

 

Join us for the Neighbourhood Small Grants Info Session

February 27th | 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Whistler Museum & Archives 

 

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