The Port Coquitlam Community Foundation is pleased to announce the grant recipients for their 4th annual Community Grants Awards.

This year, $20,000 will go towards supporting six community based organizations projects to support children and youth, arts and culture, education, social services, recreation and health services that directly benefit the residents in Port Coquitlam.

This year grant recipients and projects include:

Children of the Street Society – to support youth workshops on sexual exploitation prevention
I Am Someone – to expand the TEXT 211 Bullying support call centre
Port Coquitlam Heritage Society – to publish a children’s book on the history of Port Coquitlam
Stroke Recovery Society – to support a therapeutic singing program for stroke survivors
Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society – to provide free transportation for cancer patients
Watershed Watch Salmon Society – to support an education campaign on invasive plant species

To view pictures from our Granting Celebration event, please visit http://pocofoundation.com/events/events-around-town/

Huge thank you to Darla from Darla Photography http://www.darlaphotography.com/ for her amazing photos

To view more photo’s click here:  http://pocofoundation.com/events/events-around-town/

2016 Grant Recipients

The 2016 Grant recipients were: HUB Cycling, I Am Someone, Pacific Post-Partum Support Society (PPPSS), Tri-City Transitions & West Coast Families Centres
Projects include: supporting road bike safety for children, support for those suffering from bullying, telephone support for pregnant and postpartum mothers dealing with PDD/A, new project to support battered woman through music and expanding a budget gourmet program supporting families living in poverty

2015 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the 2015 Grant recipients: ACCESS, CERA, The Children of the Street Society, Riverside Secondary School, Stroke Recovery Association and Wilson Center.
Projects include: supporting mobile drop in service for youth, education and prevention programs for youth and children about exploitation, community youth justice system, multi-cultural story telling festival, weekly sing-along program for stroke recovery and providing community services for seniors living in isolation.

2014 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 Grant recipients: BC Schizophrenia Society, Children of the Street Society, Compassionate Friends, PoCo Heritage Society, Riverside Secondary and Stroke Recovery Association of BC