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health care and BC community prosperity funds

In 1997, a visionary group of local people started the Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary.  Its aim was to identify local issues, encourage philanthropy, and fund charitable activities.  This vision continues today. The Phoenix Foundation supports grant funding across a broad range of areas in the spirit of building a better Boundary. Several key initiatives are underway for 2024. This …

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Neighbourhood Small Grants awarded

Have you heard? This year, the Phoenix Foundation has over $12,830 to give away to individuals who have a great idea to deepen connections in our communities. Through the Neighbourhood Small Grants, the Phoenix Foundation is able to provide grants up to $500 to individuals to bring their project to life. The Neighbourhood Small Grants program unites neighbours and sparks …

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Volunteer appreciation and job fair 2023

As a tribute to National Volunteer Week, the Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities hosted a Volunteer Awards event at Gallery 2, followed by a Volunteer Job Fair on April 22, 2023. A total of 17 groups were presented with awards and acknowledged for their dedication to the Boundary Community. The groups included the Boundary Helping Hands Feline Rescue, Citizens …

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Special Announcement

grand forks credit union and Gulf & Fraser donate $400k to Boundary region community.

Grand Forks, B.C. – Following a membership vote in favour of joining BC credit union Gulf & Fraser on January 1, 2023, the Board of Grand Forks Credit Union (gfcu) has approved a significant donation of $250,000 to the Phoenix Foundation as a thank you to members for supporting their future vision. Gulf & Fraser will donate $150,000 over the …

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$15,000 donated to the boundary feline rescue society

Sandy Wade, Executive Director, on behalf of the Phoenix Foundation Board of Directors, awards Kimberly Feeny, of the Boundary Helping Hands Feline Rescue Society, a cheque in the amount of $15,000 to support a cat rescue centre. See more information here.

2022 Granting Cycle Complete

The 2022 granting cycle for the Phoenix Foundation is now complete. The Foundation would like to thank all applicants for their submissions. Successful grant recipients will be notified by the Foundation by the end of June 2022.

Midway Community association grant

Executive Director, Sandy Wade and Phoenix Foundation Director, Trudy Hallam award John Hibberson, of the Midway Community Association a cheque in the amount of $16,287.09 for much needed repairs to the Midway Community Hall. Read more about the Association here.

Welcome New executive Director

We are pleased to welcome Sandy Wade to the Phoenix Foundation. Sandy has been contracted by the Foundation to perform administrative tasks. She can be reached by e-mail at

memorial fund

The Phoenix Foundation received a request from Jennifer and Doug Huxter to start a fund in the name of their late son, Alexander Huxter. The fund was initiated by the Huxters who wish to have it focus on Children and Youth. Those wishing to help build this fund should visit our Donations page and scroll down to the Donation Details …

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