Frequently Asked Questions

What Is The Drayton Valley Community Foundation?

DVCF builds and manages endowment funds to support local charitable activities and tax deductible receipts are issued for donations.

The Drayton Valley Community Foundation is all about growing community. We provide financial support to qualified community groups whose activities promote community vitality for Drayton Valley and District. We are creating a community savings account to benefit our community for generations to come.

How Do Endowment Funds Benefit Our Community?

  • The funds stay in the community to meet local needs.
  • The grants support community projects in a variety of areas.
  • It ensures future quality of life.

How Do Endowment Funds Work?

Long term endowment funds are created with a principle amount and the interest derived will support a wide range of charitable projects and causes in our community in the following areas:

  • Social Services & Health
  • Recreation
  • Arts and Culture
  • Education
  • Environment

Where Do My Donations Go?

Unless designated otherwise, all donations go into the General Community Endowment Fund to support general community granting requests. If you have specific interests that you would like to support a donor advised fund can be created (minimum donation required).

How Can I Contribute?

  • By cash gift or pledges
  • A bequest in your will
  • A gift of life insurance
  • A gift in memory of a friend or relative
  • A gift in family
  • A gift of property