And the winners of the 2019 Arts & Culture Award are…  The Columbia River Metis Society for a Metis drum making workshop High Country Spinners for an Exploring a Local Dyers’ Palette workshop Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Rhythm Tots program A crafts and music activity table at our weekly Farmers’ Market  More than $3,200 in funding towards exciting cultural activities in our community.   Help us grow  the Arts & Culture Fund by making a financial gift today.   Learn more  about this award. Watch for our next application period in Spring 2020.

And the winners of the 2019 Arts & Culture Award are…

The Columbia River Metis Society for a Metis drum making workshop
High Country Spinners for an Exploring a Local Dyers’ Palette workshop
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Rhythm Tots program
A crafts and music activity table at our weekly Farmers’ Market

More than $3,200 in funding towards exciting cultural activities in our community.

Help us grow the Arts & Culture Fund by making a financial gift today.

Learn more about this award. Watch for our next application period in Spring 2020.

Community Grant Program 2018 Recipients:

Golden Historical Society: $5,000 for the Archive Upgrade Project
Golden Seniors Society: $1,150 for the Seniors Newsletter Project
Nicholson Fire Department: $1,600 for the Fitness Equipment Project (funded by the Crandlemire-Keenleyside Family Legacy Fund)
Little Mittens Rescue Society: $1,000 for the Spay/Neuter Program
Golden Community Resource Society: $4,000 for the Sexual Health Community Presentation
Special Olympics Golden: $1,500 for the Athlete Travel Program
Golden & Area Search and Rescue: $3,700 for the Avalanche Skills Course (funded by the Allen Williams Memorial Fund)

The Community Grant Program provides funding to local registered charities in Golden and Area A from the interest earned on our endowments including the Community Endowment Fund, the Bud Stewart Memorial Fund, the Crandlemire-Keenleyside Family Legacy Fund, the Allen Williams Memorial Fund, and the Golden Log Truckers Association Fund. Applications are accepted on Oct 21st of each year.


Youth & Leadership Award 2019 Recipient:

Youth Take Charge project: $1,500

The Youth & Leadership Award is intended to support youth in sport, outdoor activities, and leadership, and is funded by the Youth in Sport Fund, the Youth Opportunities Fund, and the Adventure Realm Canada Fund.


The Mike McKnight Ski Industry Scholarship is intended to support Golden and Area residents with a history of community service to pursue education that will lead to a career in the ski industry.

Mike McKnight Scholarship 2018 Recipients:

Myles Delorme
Michael Cattie



The Foundation manages a range of scholarships and bursaries for graduating students at Golden Secondary School. In 2018, students will receive more than $14,000.

  • Aman Virk Memorial Scholarship

  • GSS Legacy

  • Henry M. Durand Scholarship Trust

  • Future Contractors Scholarship

  • Eugene & Irene LaRue Memorial Trust

  • Tera Jubinville Memorial - Legacy


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Donors may also choose to set up their own fund:

• Scholarship Fund • Field of Interest Fund
•Family Fund • Charitable Organization Fund
• Designated Fund • Memorial Fund
• Donor Advised Fund