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23 Sep

Envision Financial Employees award $14K to 12 local charities

The staff at Envision Financial are a generous bunch. Since 2009, grants of staff donations from employees who wear jeans on the last Friday of every month has reached over $121,000.

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10 Jul

Third wave sends out additional $121,120 to 15 organizations

The First West Foundation launched its Community Response Fund in late May to help charitable organizations navigate the uncertainty and financial strain of COVID-19.

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07 Jul

Island Community Reponse Funds still available

First West Foundation is here for you and our communities in the Island Savings region. If your charitable organization on Vancouver Island has been impacted by COVID-19, we have two programs that can support you.

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26 Jun

18 more charities receive response fund grants totalling $171K

First West Foundation and it's regional community endowments are pleased to build on the first wave of Community Response Fund grants with a second wave of recipients. We are proud to distribute an additional $171,000 to the organizations listed below.

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