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Charity Info

Charity Nomination Criteria

Nominated charities must meet the following criteria:

It must be a registered Charity (the 15-digit registration number will be required in the nomination form)

The Charity must have a local presence in the Comox Valley community.


The Charity must issue a charitable donation receipt to every member within CRA deadline.

The Charity must spend the received funds within the community.


The Charity must agree that they will not use the membership list to solicit further funds

The selected Charity must be able to come to the meeting following their fund award to share how the funds were or will be used. 

Charity nominations falling under the following categories will not be considered:

  • Political parties or affiliated activities

  • Religious activities

  • Programs or initiatives outside Comox Valley market area

  • Controversial issues

  • Organizations that have not submitted satisfactory final reports from previously received funding

Nominating Charities

To nominate a charity:


Ensure your charity meets the above criteria.


Fill out a Charity Nomination Form a minimum of two weeks before the next members' meeting.


Create a five-minute verbal presentation that you or another member will give if your charity is drawn from the basket at a meeting.


Provide 100+ Women Who Care Comox Valley Organizing Committee with a copy of your presentation if you or another member is not able to do the presentation. A member of the 100+ Women Who Care Comox Valley Organizing Committee will present on your behalf.

Charity Basket

Charities nominated and vetted a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the meeting will be added to the Charity Basket. 

Charities may be nominated by more than one member.  The charity will have their name in the basket for each nomination,  i.e if a charity has 3 nominations from separate members then that charity will have 3 nominations in the basket.  

Each member may only have one nomination in the charity basket at any time. She can withdraw a nomination and replace it with another at any time up to 2 weeks prior to the meeting by contacting us.

Once a charity has been awarded funds, it will not be eligible for nomination for three years. 

Charities in the Basket

  • Association for Denman Island Marine Stewards

  • Comox Valley Arts

  • Comox Valley Child Development Society

  • Comox Valley Land Trust

  • Comox Valley Senior Support

  • Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society

  • Comox Valley Transition Society

  • CV Hospice Society

  • Emily Ann Foundation

  • MARS Wildlife Rescue

  • WeCan Shelter Society

  • Wheels for Wellness

Looking for a list of Comox Valley Charities?

Currently, there is not a comprehensive list of charities in the Comox Valley area. Two resources that you may find useful for searching local charities are:


1. Canada Revenue Agency

For each community in Comox Valley, enter the community name under “City” and enter BC under “Province”.

100+ Women Who Care Comox Valley encompasses the following communities:

Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, north to Black Creek, Denman Island, Hornby Island and south to Fanny Bay.


2. Canada Helps

Under “Search by Charity Keywords”, enter individually any of the above communities.

Donations Raised to Date:

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