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 2018 Recipients:

LGES Virtual Reality Project: $1,000
Interact Club of Golden: $2,980

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, the David Braul Memorial 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

Field of Interest Funds

  • Allen Williams Memorial - Search and Rescue

  • Blair Family - Arts and Culture Fund

  • C & E Parson Memorial Fund - Historical Society

  • David Braul Memorial - Golden Lions

  • Youth in Leadership and Sport Fund

Special Endowment Funds

  • Mike McKnight Memorial Ski Industry Award Fund

  • Whitetooth Ski Society - Whitetooth Affordable Ski Program Fund

  • Peter Bowle-Evans Community Volunteer Award Fund


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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