The Cortes Island Community Foundation has been working over the past few years to create a network to provide support to our islands many Social Profit organizations (which is over 30!). With this network we hope to provide support by helping to compile useful resources, develop funds & provide philanthropic tools. We also hope to support them through our community granting process. Learn how you can join or support.
The Cortes Island Academy (CIA) is an out of the box high-school education. It provides place-based, project-based, experiential, public education while earning high school credits. CIA was founded by the Cortes Island Community Foundation, Campbell River School District 72 and the community of Cortes Island.
The Cortes MicroGrants for Neighbours program is partnered with the Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program, which supports people who want to make our communities better places to live. Grants range from $50 to $500. A grant is money we give you to help you bring your project to life. You must apply for the grant, but you do not need to pay the money back. Keep reading to learn how you can apply next year or how you can support this years projects!
Cortes Island Community Foundation is announcing funding totalling $40,000 to three different non-profit organization on Cortes. The funding goes to initiatives that support women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse individuals working towards a future grounded in equity, inclusion and justice.
Welcome to our first newsletter! Watch amazing videos by Bill Weaver and Immanuel McKenty and learn more about what we do!