Smart & Caring Community Grants Application

Getting Started

Are you a registered charity or qualified donee?
Abbotsford Community Foundation Smart & Caring Community grants are intended to support programs, projects and initiatives of organizations that qualify as a charitable organization under Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidelines or other qualified done as identified by the Income Tax Act, Sec 149.1(1).

Who does your program, project or initiative benefit?
Smart & Caring Community grants support programs, projects and initiatives that provide a direct benefit to the citizens of the Abbotsford Community Foundation’s geographic area of interest, specifically within Abbotsford.

Have You Submitted Your Project Evaluation Report?
If you have previously received a Smart & Caring Community grant from the Abbotsford Community Foundation you must submit the Smart & Caring Grant Project Evaluation Report before this, and/or any future funding applications will be considered.

Important Dates

February 14th, 2024 – Applications Open

March 21st, 2024 – Application Close at 4:00pm

April 30th, 2023 – Notification of Decision

May 30th, 2024 – Cheque Presentation Ceremony

February 1st, 2025 – Project Evaluations/Final Report due


Complete this application and download as a PDF. Submit via email with balance sheet and income statement, annual operating budget for current year, and budget for project or program enhancement relating to this grant request as outlined in the guidelines. Please only fill in the yellow highlighted areas in the budget worksheet below.

Submit all documents to: Sara Goetz via email at

We respectfully acknowledge that we are located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Stó:lō people, the Semá:th First Nation and Mathxwí First Nation. As treaty People, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, we share the responsibility for the continued stewardship of this beautiful land.