United Way

2024-2025 Healthy Aging Community Collaboratives, Enhancement Grant.

The grant aims at strengthening partnerships within communities and enhance the ability to support older adults holistically and effectively. The Hospice Society of the Columbia thank the United Way of British Columbia for the funding received that will increase coordination, support, and retention of volunteers amongst local organizations that serve the older population and utilize volunteers to help those in need.

The Province of British Columbia

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia. Community Gaming Grants support the delivery of community organization programs that benefit the citizens of British Columbia. For more information please follow the link below.

The Province of British Columbia

We acknowledge the financial support of Interior Health, whose support funds programs that benefit the citizens of British Columbia.

Invermere Health Care Auxiliary Society

The Invermere Health Care Auxiliary Society is a registered charitable organization with over 150 volunteers, who are dedicated to raising funds for the improvement and enhancement of Health Care in the Columbia Valley. The Auxiliary is known for its commitment to health care in the District of East Kootenay. For more information visit their website  or FB

Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative Grant

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) supports efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations.  Working closely with people who live in the Basin, CBT develops and delivers programs and initiatives that respond to their needs and supports communities.

Columbia Valley Community Foundation

The Columbia Valley Community Foundation (“Foundation”) is a collection of endowment funds established by donors from all walks of life to build legacies in our Valley communities. Funds are pooled and invested with the income distributed as grants to charitable organizations, and students, in a broad and inclusive manner that benefits the Columbia Valley between Spillimacheen and Canal Flats. The Foundation, on behalf of its donors, has distributed more than $410,000 to registered charities that identified and led over 131 projects in the areas of: recreation, community facilities, children and youth, arts and culture, health and safety, the environment, literacy, student awards and social services.

Together with its community, a foundation enables the unique and essential spirit that flourishes when people believe their community holds possibilities for everyone.

District of Invermere

Located in the Columbia Valley surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains to the east, the Purcell Mountains to the west and nestled beside the sandy shores of Lake Windermere. This lakeside resort community is the place for all seasons.Whether you plan to locate your business here, invest in the area, relocate your family or enjoy the abundant recreational opportunities, Invermere has it all!

Regional District of the East Kootenays (RDEK)

The RDEK functions as a partnership of the municipalities and electoral areas (unincorporated areas) within its boundaries. These local governments work together through the RDEK to provide and coordinate services in both urban and rural areas. The municipalities and areas of the Columbia Valley include the District of Invermere, Village of Radium Hot Springs, Village of Canal Flats, Areas F & G.

The Village of Canal Flats

We invite you to take a journey to a place where sense of community, friendship and pride lives together in perfect harmony.

Canal Flats is nestled in the heart of the Kootenays halfway between Cranbrook to the south and Invermere to the north. It is a place where one can experience Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep and deer roaming the streets. Canal Flats offers a variety of amenities, such as a public beach, arena, golf course, walking trails and parks.

The Village of Radium Hot Springs

Home of the World Famous Radium Hot Springs Mineral Pools

Radium Hot Springs is located in BC, Canada. Located on the “warm side of the Canadian Rockies,” Radium Hot Springs is British Columbia’s best mountain getaway village with unlimited outdoor activities, great dining, golfing, skiing, natural hot spring pools, and the most beautiful alpine scenery you can imagine. This small, visitor-friendly community is busy with activities, special events and attractions. You will find all you need to enjoy a fabulous holiday.

BC Centre for Palliative Care

The BC Centre for Palliative Care works with partners in the health system and community along with researchers and policy makers to accelerate the spread of innovations and best practices in palliative care. The Bereavement Program in 2023 was funded by the BC Centre for Palliative Care through All Together- Spreading Community Innovation Seeds Grant Program

Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem

We play a leadership role in the delivery and funding of traditional hospice projects and contemporary community-based programs that advance our Vision based on embracing three priorities: strengthening compassionate communities of care, training and education, and innovation and excellence.

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