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Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation / Articles posted by SPCF

The Farmlands Trust Society's mission is to enhance farming capacity in the Greater Victoria area by protecting local farmland, protecting eco-sensitive and culturally special areas, producing food for those in need, providing relevant educational opportunities, promoting the economic viability of farmland, and providing community access and public awareness programs. Since 2012, they have been gradually...

In 2019 the Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue - Station 31 (through the Saanich Inlet Society) received a grant from us of $1,000. They used this money for their 100 Boats in the Bay project. The Saanich Inlet Society described the importance of the project, and the impact the grant had this year: “In 2019 SPCF...

Wow, what a great night! Thanks to Dominique Alford and the team from Brentwood Bay Rotary for making this such a success. With music provided by Shaky Ground and a fabulous spread from Island Culinary Service, everyone left full after a very enjoyable evening at Mary Winspear's Bodine Hall. Check back in for more information ...

Each year, the Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation partners with one of the local High Schools through the Vital Youth program, to promote entrepreneurship in the community. This year's school was Stelly's High School, and their chosen charities were Angel Flight of British Columbia (http://www.angelflight.ca/) and the Victoria Therapeutic Riding Centre (https://vtra.ca/). We would like to thank the...

SPCF acknowledges that a community rich in arts and culture starts with opportunities to view high- quality performances and gallery displays. We see that a strong creative future starts with our children, who need early opportunities to experiment with their abilities in different forms and mediums. The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula (CACSP) has 250...

The Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation believes that everyone in our community has a right to personal wellness. Through access to modern treatment facilities and affordable services (not covered by MSP), our neighbours can feel their best, regardless of their income or insurance coverage. Our process of selecting worthy health and social service providers for grants...

The future our children will bring to the Saanich Peninsula is just as important to us as the present, which is why we are happy to support educational programs and learning centres. With parents keen to keep there little ones’ brains active, we recognize the importance of easy access to learning opportunities. There’s nothing like breaking...

In the midst of our ever-developing world, the beautiful nature around us could so easily fall to the wayside. The Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation recognizes the significance of those working to protect our natural environment though. Volunteer organizations devoted to preserving and restoring our local forests, parks, seas and fresh waters have our full support. Dominion...

The Saanich Peninsula is full of vibrant and happy residents, who live rich and fulfilling lives. SPCF acknowledges the importance of safe and accessible leisure activities. Recreation organizations play an important role in assuring we can pursue our hobbies and passions with the backing of our community. Island life is unique and provides secluded serenity that’s...