Archive for December, 2014

Kootenay Savings Foundation donates to Le Roi

Monday, December 22, 2014 @ 10:12 PM
posted by: Louise McEwan

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation recently announced a total donation of $50,000 to be shared amongst eight local foundations in the Kootenay Savings Credit Union service area, as well as $65,000 in grants to other community groups.

Below, Louise McEwan, chair of the Le Roi CF board of directors accepts a $14,070  donation from  members of Kootenay Savings Credit Union corporate office, representing the KSCF. The funds will be used for granting in 2015.

Thank you for your generosity, KSCF!

KSF donation

Announcing the Fall 2014 Grant Recipients

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 @ 10:12 PM
posted by: Louise McEwan

On December 9, the Foundation was pleased to award the Fall 2014 Grants.

Fall 2014 Grant Recipients

Listed below are the grant recipients and their project titles, as well as the endowed funds that made the grants possible.

  • Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
    • “Parents as Literary Supporters Program”
    • William Exner Memorial Fund; Kootenay Savings Community Fund
  • Greater Trail Hospice Society
    • “End of Life Workshop” and “Living with Grief Program”
    • Edie and Tom McEwan Endowment;  Kootenay Savings Community Fund
  • VISAC Gallery for Rossland Council for Arts and Culture
    • “Random Acts of Culture” (Temporary Exhibit)
    • Nelson District Credit Union – Rossland Branch Fund; Kootenay Savings Community Fund
  • Saint Michael’s Catholic School
    • “Ready Bodies, Learning Minds”
    • Sheila Rogers and Una ffrench Endowment; Kootenay Savings Community Fund
  • Special Olympics BC  for Trail Branch
    • “Equipment upgrade”
    • Harry Stanton Endowment; BC Games Sports Legacy Fund; Kootenay Savings Community Fund
  • Cross-Country Ski Canada for Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club
    • “Skier Development Cargo Trailer”
    • Columbia Basin Trust Endowment; Kootenay Savings Community Fund
  • Rossland Light Opera Players
    • “Wireless microphones”
    • Nelson District Credit Union – Rossland Branch Fund; Kootenay Savings Community Fund

Planned Giving Seminar

Saturday, December 13, 2014 @ 09:12 PM
posted by: Louise McEwan

Financial advisors begin their presentations

Local financial advisers provided information on some of the various ways that donors can give to charities. Some ways for donors to leave a legacy to a charity include gifts of cash, stocks, bonds,valuable art, real estate, and life insurance.  Click here for   Charitable donations 2014, a power point presentation for more information on donating insurance.

The Le Roi Foundation welcomes discussions with potential donors. We can help you make your philanthropic goals a reality.  If you are interested in leaving a legacy in your community through the Foundation, please talk to us and seek advice from your trusted professional advisors.