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Unique Granting Opportunity – Apply Now

The Phoenix Foundation is pleased to announce a unique granting opportunity for the Boundary region. The Vancouver Foundation has generously provided a grant pool, which we are making available to qualified organizations in grants of up to $5000. Applications must be received before midnight on October 23rd. For more information contact This one time funding opportunity by the Vancouver …

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Emergency Community Support Fund – Apply Now

The Government of Canada‚Äôs new Emergency Community Support Fund offers grants to charities working with vulnerable populations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in the Boundary region. Applications will be received on a rolling basis, with decisions made weekly. The ECSF is a rapid response fund program initiated by the Government of Canada through an investment of $350 million to charities and non-profit …

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2020 Granting Cycle Complete

The 2020 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 April 2020.

Vital Signs Report Now Available

The 2019 Vital Signs Report is now available for viewing or download. Phoenix Foundation would like to thank all those who participated in the Vital Signs Survey and shared their feedback about community vitality indicators. Click here to view the report in your browser. Or download the report.

2020 Vital Signs and Grant Information Session

The Phoenix Foundation will be presenting the Vital Signs report for 2020 as well as a Grant Information session on February 20th, 2020 at the USCC hall – basement entrance. Schedule: 5:30pm – Doors Open6:00pm – Presentation of the Vital Signs Report7:00pm – Grant Information Session Food and refreshments will be provided.

2020 Call For Proposals

The Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities has opened their 2020 annual call for proposals. Letters of Intent can be submitted online or by mail to the Grants Committee. The Committee will contact successful applicants to request a full proposal after reviewing the letters submitted.

Phoenix Foundation’s Youth Advocacy

Phoenix Foundation is proud to have on staff, GFSS student, Rowyn Moriarty, working as Youth Coordinator to increase youth engagement, and support youth-led community action projects in the Boundary. Rowyn works hard to balance her school studies along with volunteering with the GFSS journalism program and Global Citizenship programs, as well as her youth-in-philanthropy work on behalf of Phoenix Foundation. …

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Vital Signs Survey CLOSED

The Phoenix Foundation would like to thank residents for sharing their feedback about community vitality indicators in our Vital Signs Survey. The survey was well supported by residents of all ages in the Boundary Communities. Phoenix Foundation looks forward next to the Vital Signs Report early in the new year.

Foundation Helps Food Bank Growth

The Boundary Community Food Bank has grown due to increased demand and support from the community. Phoenix Foundation helped to play a part in this growth through a grant provided for key equipment. Lean more about the success of the Food Bank in this recent article from the Grand Forks Gazette: Boundary food bank grows with demand and support