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21 Sep

Enderby Receives $24,395 in Community Grants

Created as a legacy gift in 2013, Enderby & District Financial established a charitable endowment with the First West Foundation to generate ongoing funding in support of the community of Enderby and area F of the North Okangan Regional District.

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08 Sep

Students Support Scientists in Nanaimo

During the 2016/17 school year, the Nanaimo Science and Sustainability Society (NS3) will give fifth grade students from the Nanaimo region the opportunity to take part in their citizen science project.

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02 Aug

Big Sisters Brighten Girl Power in Kamloops

First West Foundation’s purpose is to help create resilient and empowered communities, and this starts with encouraging resilient and empowered youth. With a Valley First Community Endowment grant of $5,950 to the Go Girls!

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18 Jul

Envision Financial staff nominate & grant $14K to 11 charities

There is a strong sense of community amoung Envision Financial employees and the recently announced, staff-nominated grants are further proof of just that.

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