Surrey – Each year in March, SurreyCares Community Foundation opens grant applications to qualified applicants.

SurreyCares provides grants of up to $5000 to charities whose programs and services benefit the people of Surrey.

Past recipients, just to name a few, include:
•    Cerebral Palsy Association of BC 
•    SOS Children’s Villages
•    Down Syndrome Research Foundation
•    Arts Club Theatre Company 

“We help families and businesses who have a strong desire to give to the cause they are most passionate about in their own community. We make their generosity support that cause forever.” says Board Chair, John Lawson.

“In celebration of our 25th anniversary, we are pleased that several new initiatives will help to increase the number of grants awarded through the year. We look forward to the additional support this will provide to the charitable community.”” says Karen Young, Executive Director.

“Our work is really about investing in and supporting the people of Surrey and we’ve made changes to the application process to make it easier for charities to apply. ” says Grant Committee Chair, Mike Bose.

FVN is a proud media partner with Surrey Cares.

2019 grant applications are now available online at There are 3 main categories: General Community, Special Needs and Youth Initiatives. For more information about the categories, criteria and application process, please visit the website at

SurreyCares vision for Surrey is: A giving, connected community. SurreyCares mission is to inspire donors, grow endowments and invest in people.

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