Engaging hearts and minds to build a stronger community
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It is the generosity of many that builds a stronger, more caring community for all of us to live, work, grow, and play.

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GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Through grant making, we provide financial support to local registered charitable organizations across the Bow Valley.

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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Our Mission

Engaging hearts and minds to build a stronger community

“Our community is bigger than Banff – the 2013 flood made that obvious. Our community truly does stretch from Lake Louise to the edge of the mountains in Exshaw. We live in one town and work in another. Our kids play sports in one village and go to school in another. We buy pottery in one town – thanks to artists like Mayor Borrowman, and we visit the other for our annual mountain film fest – thanks to The Banff Centre. We gather in Lake Louise to cheer on our Alpine Racers.
We gather in Canmore to cheer on our Nordic Racers. And we gather in Kananaskis to just go skiing and hiking. We are one valley, one big mountain community and we have much in common.”

Bill Fisher, Board Chair

2015 at a Glance

$578,000

Amount awarded in grants and distributions 2015-2016

$2M

Value of Community Endowment Fund

$920,000

Total Reinvested Impact Community Grants 2004 – 2015

25

Number of community grants awarded

$120,000

Amount awarded in community grants 2015 - 2016

IMPACT STORIES: How we make a difference



BCCF Celebrates Canada’s 150

30th June 2017

To celebrate Canada’s 150, the Foundation supported local groups in a variety of ways, by helping them to find connections, celebrate our identity as Canadians and our pride for this pla...

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BCCF announces new executive director

1st May 2017

The Banff Canmore Community Foundation is pleased to announce that as of June 1, 2017, Rob Buffler will be the foundation’s new executive director. ...

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Calgary Foundation invests $50K in Bow Valley hub for young adults

30th March 2017

The Calgary Foundation has joined the Banff Canmore Community Foundation in imagining an inclusive, barrier free, welcoming hub for youth and young adults in the Bow Valley. The result? Ho...

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