Success Stories

Fundholder Stories

We care about our communities and the places we have lived, played, worked, and raised a family. Many of us want to find a way to give back to these places. These stories illustrate just a few of the innovative and innumerable ways donors are making a difference through us.

 

Lionel’s Story...

Lionel’s Story...

“Anyone can leave a legacy”. Lionel’s dream became a community foundation...

Remembering Mel Kotler

Remembering Mel Kotler

Mel Kotler Golf Classic

Dick & Jean Hall...

Dick & Jean Hall...

Dick and Jean Hall Charity & Community Support

Wendy Falkowski

Wendy Falkowski

Giving for years to come...

Theresa Arsenault

Theresa Arsenault

"This is my town..."

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton and the Central Okanagan Foundation
A Remarkable Legacy of Support

Community Stories

At the Central Okanagan Foundation we are fortunate to experience, on a daily basis, caring people working together to build stronger communities. Seeing our grants in action is what inspires us, and we hope these stories inspire you.

Kelowna Child Care Society

Kelowna Child Care Society

Kelowna Child Care Society's mission is to facilitate quality child care and provide a wide range of programs, services, and resources which supports families in our community.

Lake Country Art Gallery

Lake Country Art Gallery

The mandate of the Lake Country Art Gallery is to foster understanding, interest, and enjoyment of art throughout the Lake Country community and the Okanagan region.

Okanagan Small Dog Rescue Society

Okanagan Small Dog Rescue Society

The Okanagan Small Dog Rescue takes in dogs all around the Okanagan, deals with their medical and behavioral needs then place them in foster care while looking for good forever homes.

Parrot Island Sanctuary

Parrot Island Sanctuary

Parrot Island is a unique sanctuary for abandoned and abused exotic birds.

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