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.

Reach Out Youth Counselling

Reach Out Youth Counselling

Reach Out Youth Counselling's mission is to help youth make sense, find meaning and move forward.

The Clubhouse Child Care Centre

The Clubhouse Child Care Centre

Providing full child care services for families in the Central Okanagan, from preschool to pre- teen.

Summer Arts Scene for Youth

Summer Arts Scene for Youth

Summer arts school workshops - educating and rewarding youth ....

Parrot Island Sanctuary

Parrot Island Sanctuary

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

Wild Neighbours Society

Wild Neighbours Society

The Wild Neighbours Society's mandate is to promote environmental education in order to raise a generation of Canadians who are inherently aware of their impact on the environment.

Pathways Abilities Society

Pathways Abilities Society

Foundations for Employment Program

Lake Country Art Gallery

Lake Country Art Gallery

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

Arion Therapeutic Farm

Arion Therapeutic Farm

The healing power of animals and serenity of nature...

Bumbershoot Children's Theatre

Bumbershoot Children's Theatre

"Making magic at Bumbershoot Children's Theatre..."

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