List of Endowment Funds


Christopher Vang Memorial Endowment Fund

Gun Leung Memorial Donor Advised Endowment Fund

James and Ann McPhail Family Fund

Milan & Maureen Ilich Foundation Endowment Fund

Richmond Athletic Commission Scholarship Endowment Fund – To support the pursuit of post-secondary education for students who have excelled in athletics, demonstrated academic achievement, and been involved in extracurricular and community activities

Richmond Christmas Fund – To support and maintain the administration and operation of the Richmond Christmas Fund

Richmond Community Foundation Administration – To cover the Richmond Community Foundation’s administrative costs

Richmond Education Legacy Fund

Richmond Music School – To support the Richmond Community Music School

Richmond Public Library – For the purpose of developing and maintaining the operations and programs of the Richmond Public Library

Richmond Schoolyard Society – The Richmond Schoolyard Society’s permanent agency endowment fund

Richmond Women’s Resource Centre – For the purpose of developing and maintaining the administration, operations, programs, and services of the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre

Rick Hansen Community Endowment – For the benefit of Richmond residents with spinal cord injury. Learn more about the Rick Hansen Foundation.

Rosewood Care Foundation – To support the Rosewood Care Foundation as it works to enhance the quality of care and life for Rosewood Manor residents, their families, and the community as a whole

Roy Neville Wrigley – To support the operations, growth, programs, and services of the Richmond Community Orchestra and Chorus Association

The Sharing Farm Society – To support The Sharing Farm Society 

Touchstone Family Association – To develop and maintain the administration, operations, and services of Touchstone Family Association


A.W. Kronier Field-of-Interest – For children, youth, people living with disabilities, and health

Betty Kronier Field-of-Interest – For children, youth, people living with disabilities, health, and seniors

Blundell Seafoods Forever Fund – To support organizations that provide meals to undernourished children in Richmond and Greater Vancouver

Dr. Hilary & Patsy Hui Family – Undesignated

Festival & Special Events Field-of-Interest – To support Richmond-wide festivals and special events

Milan & Maureen Ilich Family Endowment Fund – An undesignated fund that provides grants to Richmond non-profit organizations, and scholarships to Richmond students

Richmond Community Foundation Community Fund – Non-designated general discretionary community fund

Safe Communities Richmond Field-of-Interest Fund – Established by the Richmond Safe Communities Alliance to support injury prevention and safety initiatives

Stephen McKay Mental Health Fund – A field-of-interest fund to support those living with mental health issues

Terra Nova Park Field-of-Interest – To develop and maintain Terra Nova Park

Youth Forever Fund – For programs and services for, or provided by, Richmond youth


Dr. Bud Sipko Family Fund – For health, environment, children, youth, seniors, or scholarships for dentistry, dental hygienists, or dental assistants

(New!) Gwozd Family Foundation Fund – Supporting various local charitable causes

Linda & Terry McPhail – Non-restricted

Michael Diston Memorial Crisis Endowment Fund

Michael Diston Memorial Scholarship Fund

Mona & Sandy Sandomirsky  – For the benefit of Rosewood Manor, as well as other charitable organizations in Richmond

North Fraser Port Authority – For stewardship of the Fraser River with preference to the Terra Nova Rural Park area of Richmond

Richmond Arts Coalition Endowment Fund – For community grants and scholarships as advised by the Richmond Arts Coalition

Steveston Community Society – For charitable programs and services that benefit the Steveston area, or for scholarships to Steveston residents. Learn more about the Steveston Community Society.

Tourism Richmond – Provides grants to charitable organizations benefiting tourism in Richmond, and issues scholarships to Richmond students pursuing a post-secondary education related to the tourism industry


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The Richmond Community Foundation is pleased to offer the following scholarships to Richmond students:

Derek Dang and Dr. Margaret Yeung Scholarship Fund – For Richmond students pursuing a post-secondary education in academics or trades

Etta Demerse Memorial

Kronier Family

Michael Diston Memorial Scholarship Fund – Fine Arts, General Arts (History, Social Sciences, Humanities), Apprenticeship Programs

(New!) Phyllis Brenton-Taylor Scholarship – For students of British, Scottish, or Irish descent who reside in Richmond, will be attending a post-secondary institution, and show significant musical or performing arts talent

RichCity Idol Endowment Fund – For Richmond students pursuing a post-secondary education in the performing arts. Please call 604-279-7020 or e-mail for further details.

Richmond Community Foundation

Richmond Sunset Rotary – Art

(New!) Thompson Community Association Phil Brown Scholarship – For Richmond students who have contributed to the Thompson Community Association and/or the community


Ethel Tibbits – Awarded each March to Richmond residents who are women wishing to upgrade their education to better support their family. Please call 604-279-7020 or e-mail for further details.

Walter Wu – For elite athletes pursuing post-secondary education. Please call 604-279-7020 or e-mail for further details.

Dr. Bud Sipko Family Fund – For Richmond students in a dentistry profession program. Please call 604-279-7020 or e-mail for further details.