Foundation

MISSION STATEMENT

The Ridge Meadows Education Foundation receives, generates and distributes resources to enhance the quality of education in School District #42 (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows)

GUIDING PRINCIPALS

To encourage and promote planned giving and legacy donations
To safeguard and administer endowment funds for the purposes  to which they were intended
To establish and administer bursaries and scholarships
To provide funding to initiate, enrich and expand School District #42 programs
To provide opportunities for community partnerships and involvement

HISTORY

The Ridge Meadows Education Foundation was established by the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Board of Education and is registered with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) as a “public foundation”.  The foundation exists at arm’s length from the board of education with three directors appointed from the board of education and the remaining directors being appointed from the community at large.

DIRECTORS

Vice Chair
Dave Rempel
Secretary Treasurer
Cheryl Ashlie
Directors
Kathy Marshall
Laurence Anderson
Ineke Boekhorst
Mike Murray
Susan Carr
Deb Walters

ASSETS

The foundation has approximately $500, 000 in assets which fund 35 scholarships and a number of enhancements to student programs.