March 11, 2018 – The Yellowknife Community Foundation launched its 25th anniversary celebration call for scholarship applications today.
“We are thrilled to be announcing that we will be awarding at least 25 scholarships valued at least $2,500 each this year” said Foundation President, Bronwyn Watters. “The Foundation wanted to recognize the importance of education and training in helping to develop a healthier community in this anniversary year. We couldn’t think of a better way to do so than through a special one-year increase to our scholarships”.
“As we enter our anniversary year we can look back with some pride to 25 years of committed service for the people of Yellowknife. Starting with our first donation of $100 in 1994 we have now provided over $1 million in total grants and scholarships to deserving projects and students – and we’re still growing” said Ms. Watters.
The Yellowknife Community Foundation was formed in 1993 to provide interested individuals and organizations with a means of supporting projects in our community for the enduring future. As we move further into our next 25 years, we will be working to help realize our Vision by: identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs; raising, managing and distributing money from donated funds to meet those needs; and supporting projects that improve social conditions, assist and promote arts and cultural activities, sport, recreation and community development, assist and advance the provision of health care services, advance education, or assist and advance other community activities of a charitable nature.
For more information contact: Yellowknife Community Foundation
Robert O’Rourke, Grants Chair
Cell +1 867 444 5378