“The Centre is a hub and a connector for families and individuals that live in the Fairfield/Gonzales area. The Centre is well aware of the trends and issues in its neighbourhood and works in collaboration with the community to create an environment within its centre and within the community that allows people to feel welcome and safe.” – United Way of Greater Victoria


Ongoing Funding

Annual Foundation
Public Health Agency of Canada
Employment and Social Development Canada
Ministry of Children and Family Development
Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch
Island Health (formerly VIHA)
City of Victoria
School District #61
United Way of Greater Victoria
RCB Foundation


Successful Grants

RBC Day of Service Grant
Canada Summer Student Grant
City of Victoria Community Garden Micro Grants
Annual Foundation Youth Grant


Fundraising Events

This year we did not hold a major fundraiser, but hosted a small rummage sale in conjunction with our Community Wide Yard Sale event, raising over $800 for the Fairfield Food Forest.


Sponsorships

We had the support of many generous in-kind sponsors this year. Their support with items such as tents, products, or services make our events possible.

Thrifty Foods
RBC Cook Street Village
ReFuse
Level Ground
Orca Books
Knotty By Nature

…and many individuals who have donated craft supplies, books, dishes and more!

 

Visit our Fall Fairfield Harvest Fete page to see a listing of donors and supporters of the FGCA’s annual give-back event to thank the residents of Fairfield Gonzales for their ongoing support.


Individual Donors

We thank all our donors for their thoughtful contributions to our work. In respect of their privacy, the FGCA does not publish or sell a list of our individual supporters.

Although donations account for a relatively small part of our budget, they are play a huge part in making our unfunded or underfunded programs possible. We would like to thank the many individuals who contributed to the FGCA this year, whether it was $1 or $1000!

A major contributor this year was Duttons Real Estate, who donated $8425 over the course of 2015. This enabled us to build a  beautiful and functional new stroller and bike parking shelter to promote active transportation to the

For more information about our donation and fundraising initiatives contact place@fairfieldcommunity.ca or visit the Donate section of our website.

 

“Apart from the fact that I work at the Fairfield Thrifty Foods, I also live in the community. This has given me the opportunity to not only connect with the Association through support from Thrifty Foods, but also my family has benefited from many different programs over the years. It is great to have the connection with the FGCA because I know that all the support Thrifty Foods gives to the Association goes directly back into the neighbourhood.” – Thrifty Foods