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06 Apr

Inaugural Island Savings Community Endowment Grants Announced

Established in 2015, the Island Savings Community Endowment was created by Island Savings with a $2 million donation to the First West Foundation as a lasting legacy for the communities served by Island Savings.

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12 Nov

Valley First Community Endowment distributes $113,029 to 21 charities

We’re very excited to announce the 2015 grant distributions which totaled $113,029. In 2010, Valley First established a charitable endowment with the First West Foundation to generate ongoing community funding in the Valley First region.

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12 Nov

$21,430 distributed to Enderby & District Financial communities

In 2013, Enderby & District Financial established an endowment with the First West Foundation to generate ongoing community funding in Enderby and the surrounding region.

Grants from this fund are made to community-based programming addressing one of the following areas:

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08 Nov

$357,500 granted to charities in Envision Financial region in 2015

First West Foundation Donates to 33 Envision Region Charities — improving lives, building capacity in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Kitimat.

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