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PoCo Foundation is searching for an Executive Director

PoCo Foundation is searching for an Executive Director. This position is a multi-year contract position. If you are interested, have someone you believe would be a great fit, or have questions, please get in touch with Dawn Becker, Chair, Recruitment Committee, PoCo Community Foundation, at dawn@pocofoundation.com You may also view the following PDF for more details…

Public Service Announcement

CITY OF PORT COQUITLAM ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY GRANTING FUND WITH PORT COQUITLAM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION The City of Port Coquitlam approved transfer of annual funding from the Recreation Community Cultural Development and Community Capital Project Matching Grants budget to the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation (PoCo Foundation) for promotion, review and distribution to qualifying grant applicants. Community grant…

Community Shred Day 2022

Join us on Saturday April 2nd, 2022 at Canadian Tire in Fremont Village for secure onsite paper shredding by donation. The address is 2125 Hawkins Drive, Port Coquitlam. See you there!

Join Our Board

We are a group of energetic community members dedicated to making Port Coquitlam stronger by connecting donors with causes that truly matter. Our granting programs support local groups that serve the people of Port Coquitlam. We envision a healthy and vibrant Port Coquitlam. If you are inspired to contribute your time, talents, or treasures to…

Port Coquitlam Community Foundation Grants Over $650,000 To New View Society To Support New Housing Initiative

Port Coquitlam Community Foundation Grants Over $650,000 To New View Society To Support New Housing Initiative Representatives from Port Coquitlam Community Foundation (PoCo Foundation) and New View Society met with Maxine Wilson to formally present $654,703.26 from the Wilson Family Fund to New View Society for housing and support initiatives. Dawn Becker, PoCo Foundation Chair…

The city of Port Coquitlam proclaims September 2021 Community Foundations Month

BC is home to 49 of Canada’s CF, each one makes a significant philanthropic contributions to their communities across the province. The proclamation of Community Foundations Month both provincially and in Port Coquitlam helps us to educate about the role CFs play in supporting non-profits & charities. Since 2012 PoCo Community Foundation has made positive…

Quantum Properties Builds a Legacy in Port Coquitlam Through the PoCo Foundation

Quantum Properties commits to a multi-year sponsorship of $20,000 to support PoCo Community Foundation’s vital work providing leadership and financial support to charitable organizations serving Port Coquitlam’s residents. May is ‘Leave a Legacy Month’ and the perfect opportunity to announce Quantum Properties’ sponsorship of the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation by joining our Circle of Friends…

Port Coquitlam Community Foundation is looking for new community members to join our Board of Directors.

We are a group of energetic community innovators dedicated to making our community stronger by connecting donors with causes that truly matter. Our granting programs support local groups that serve the people of Port Coquitlam We welcome community members who are interested in or have talents in the areas of: advocacy/community connections fundraising gift planning/fund…

Tri-City foundations fork over $22,000 to Big Sisters

Two Tri-City foundations have donated $22,200 in grants to help mentor at-risk girls.  Both the Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam Community Foundations pooled their resources with the federal government’s Emergency Community Support Fund to help the Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland Study Buddy Program. The money will go towards weekly, one-on-one mentoring to help girls with…

Tri-City Foundations Covid-19 Relief Fund

Mandara Lebovitz interviews Lisa Landry, Executive Director of the Coquitlam Foundation, Heidi Maddrell, Vice President of the Port Moody Foundation, and Darcel Moro, Executive Director of the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation about their efforts to work together to raise funds to support our community during the Covid 19 epidemic. 

Tri-Cities Community Foundations take part in new Emergency Community Support Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tri-Cities Community Foundations take part in new Emergency Community Support Fund Nearly $600,000 in funding is available in the Tri-Cities area for charities supporting COVID-19 response Tri-Cities, May 19, 2020 –  The Tri-Cities Community Foundations (TCCF), which consists of the Coquitlam Foundation, Port Coquitlam Community Foundation and the Port Moody Foundation, today…

Virtual Gala Raises Big Bucks for Tri-City Charities

Front line organizations coping with community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic got a big boost Saturday, May 2 with a massive donation drive that raised nearly $140,000 in a single night. The Stay at Home Gala Tri-Cities drew 300 people to a website where they could watch entertainment, chat with each other via text and bid on…

The un-gala season: How you can help cash-strapped Tri-City charities by partying together virtually

Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam foundations, businesses host a Stay at Home Gala May 2 What are you doing on the evening of Saturday, May 2? If you’re not an essential service worker, you’re likely at home with family, wondering how to spend yet another Saturday night social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. But…

Covid-19 Update

A message from the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation. We recognize these are difficult times for charities in the Tri-Cities who serve the residents of Port Coquitlam and who continue critical work during the COVID-19 pandemic while modifying or cancelling programs to protect staff, volunteers, clients and the general public. It is important we continue to…

Former Coquitlam mayor gives $600k to build PoCo home for disabled young adults

Port Coquitlam Community Foundation is pleased to announce a philanthropic gift of $600,000 from Maxine Wilson for the Wilson Family Community Fund to support initiatives and projects that will produce a positive outcome for the citizens of Port Coquitlam. In particular, the purpose of the Fund is to contribute towards the planning and construction, and…

Join us in celebrating John Diack, Past Chair and Board Director!

John is a founding member of the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation. During his time on the Board he created a culture of amazing leaders who are very committed to making a measurable and significant impact on Port Coquitlam citizens. As a semi-retired tech CEO, John brought that innovative and entrepreneurial spirit to every decision he…

We Continue to Grow!

The Poco Foundation is pleased to announce that Dawn Becker is our new Chairperson. Congratulations Dawn!

Port Coquitlam Community Foundation Appoints New Advisory Task Force

Port Coquitlam, BC – Port Coquitlam Community Foundation (PCCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of 14 distinguished members of the community to its newly formed Vital Signs® Advisory Task Force. A new community initiative for the PCCF, Vital Signs® is a national program that leverages local knowledge combined with highly relevant research data provided by…

PoCo Community Foundation Newsletter

2018-04 PCCF Newsletter

Port Coquitlam Community Foundation and COBS Bread Community Day

PRESS RELEASE_ PCCF & COBS BREAD APR 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port Coquitlam Community Foundation and COBS Bread Community Day Port Coquitlam, BC – Port Coquitlam Community Foundation and Cobs Bread Bakery invites everyone to join them on April 11th as they celebrate the grand opening of the new COBS Bread located at Oxford Market…